Provincial Grand Lodge Meeting

With an overall attendance of approximately 250 including Brethren from within the Province and visitors, this was the first full Provincial meeting for RWBro John H Smith, PGM, since his investiture on the 19th of October 2021.

The meeting was supported by representatives from eleven other Provinces, including more “Provincial Grand Lodge Meeting”

RAM Provincial Grand Rank

Monday, 31st January at Manchester Hall, East Lancashire Royal Ark Mariners Lodge No 990 held their installation meeting with 56 brethren in attendance including WBro David Rainford, DepPGM.

The meeting opened at 6:35 by the Commander WBro J Michael Green, RAMGR. The Deputy Provincial Grand more “RAM Provincial Grand Rank”

TSB 1383 – first meeting since the lockdown

Monday 1st November, Thomas Sharples Barlow Lodge No 1383 held its first meeting since the lockdown. In attendance was RWBro John Hartley Smith, ProvGM, along with the other members of the newly appointed executive. The Lodge opened at 6:10 pm with 52 Grand Lodge officers in attendance.

The installation of the new master was undertaken by the PGM in fine style and VWBro Jeffrey Alan Huddart was placed in the chair of Adoniram. The proceedings ended and the Lodge was closed at 7:45. The festive board in the Goulburn suite was indeed an excellent three-course meal.

15th June 1870 the Mark Province of Lancashire was created

This booklet details how on 15th June 1870 the Mark Province of Lancashire was created, but under the Scottish Constitution, not the English Constitution. It was only later due to the efforts of MWBro Rev Portal, the Grand Master, who recognised that verbal threats would not be enough to counter the threat, responded by constituting its ninth English Constitution Mark Province on the 18th October 1870 being that of more “15th June 1870 the Mark Province of Lancashire was created”

2021 Festival – Booking Forms

Brethren, I hope you are all keeping safe and well and looking forward to the start of Freemasonry again, as we know it, whenever that happens.

We are now in our ‘Festival Year’ which started immediately after the original date for the celebration of the Kent Festival, 13th June 2020. As you are aware, our Festival culminates with a banquet which will be held on Saturday, 3rd July 2021 at more “2021 Festival – Booking Forms”