Grand Lodge Visit

On Tuesday the 13 September, many East Lancashire Mark Masons had an early start meeting at Piccadilly train station at 8:30 am to catch the 9:12 Avanti train to Euston London. Thanks to W.Bro Malcolm Mcarthy for his efforts in the organisation on the day. 26 brethren got on board for a most enjoyable trip down to the Capital City. The newly invested Grand Steward of the year WBro Martin Caller was presented with his new Steward’s more “Grand Lodge Visit”

Annual Grand Mark Investiture

It was a nice fine day on Tuesday, 7th June 2022, when 43 East Lancashire Mark brethren climbed out of bed in the early hours to catch the 7.55 train from Manchester Piccadilly to London to attend the annual Investiture meeting at Great Queen Street. After enjoying the usual hospitality of the Grand Stewards, the train arrived at 10.18 at Euston.

This meeting was for those brethren who were to receive acting and more “Annual Grand Mark Investiture”

RAM annual investiture

Twenty one Brethren from the Province of East Lancashire travelled to London to attend the annual investiture for the holders of Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank. Three of those investees included WBros Steven Boyle, Shaun Higson and Gerry Young.

Prior to the meeting, they all dined together at the Union Jack Club at a private dinner organised by WBro Malcolm McCarthy. A full Christmas dinner, along with a selection of more “RAM annual investiture”

Grand Mark Lodge

Early last Tuesday morning, a contingent of East Lancs Mark Masons set off on the annual trip to Grand Mark Lodge in support of the Brethren receiving promotions – WBro Barry Heal to Deputy Grand Swordbearer, WBro David Rainsbury to Grand Steward, WBro Duncan Ferguson to more “Grand Mark Lodge”