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”

Festival thoughts and update

Brethren, we are in the midst of a dreadful and dangerous pandemic which has affected all of our lives in some way and has curtailed our Masonic activities.

As we move towards the final year of our MBF Festival, it necessarily follows that our fundraising activities are frustrated by the Coronavirus. Lodge meetings, events and even our encouraging face to face social contact are at an end. I appreciate that, at this difficult time, many of you more “Festival thoughts and update”

Message from the Provincial Grand Master

RWBro Alexander Sillars McLaren Provincial Grand MasterBrethren,
I thought it was appropriate, a week after the Government issued clear instructions about self-isolation and not making unnecessary journeys and two weeks after all Freemasonry in the UK was Suspended that I write to you all and send my good wishes. I really do hope that you are safe and well.
I also trust that you are all observing the guidelines.
I think we all realise that we are not at the peak of this pandemic yet and I am sure that you, like myself, are seeing on the news what is taking place in Italy and Spain.
You should have seen the message from our Provincial Grand Almoner, WBro Barry Heal and I urge you to get in touch if you have any problems that you more “Message from the Provincial Grand Master”