The Rocking Horse, crafted by W.Bro. Mike Worsnip and won by W.Bro. Andy Chape has very kindly been donated by Andy to Hope House/Ty Gobaith.
The Rocking Horse will be Auctioned on Saturday 17th November with the proceeds going to the Hope House/Ty Gobaith Charity.
November 10, 2018
On Saturday 10th November W. Bro. Charles Turner, PPGSO was installed into the Chair of the Provincial Stewards Lodge by W. Bro. Dave Carson.
The meeting was attended by the Provincial Grand Master and his Deputy, who delivered the Address to the Master on this occasion. It is a custom at this Lodge for the PGM and his Deputy to deliver the Address to the Master – next year it will be the PGM’s turn.
The Lodge was visited by members of the Cheshire Provincial Stewards Lodge.
November 10, 2018
The Brethren of Flint Mark Lodge are staging a Charity Social Night on Saturday 24th November at The Armoury Masonic Hall, Flint.
Starting at 7.30pm and costing £15, it will include food and live entertainment by the well-known group ‘Barleycorn Hop’
All are welcome.
Tickets are available from Roy Jutson who can be contacted at home 01352 753345 | Mobile 07850332850 | email email@example.com
Your support will be greatly appreciated.
On Monday 5th November the regular meeting of Buckley Mark Lodge was “called off” in order to receive a delegation from the Holywell Air Cadets Squadron.
On Saturday 20th October, our Provincial Grand Master and his wife Susan were the guests of the Priory of Wales at the Installation of the Chancellor and Bailiff of St. David’s and the Priory of Wales Visitation to North Wales. The event was held at St. Asaph Cathedral.
On 22/10/18 the Worshipful Master of St Mabon Lodge, W.Bro. Norman Jones, presented an oak box containing three keystone-inscribed mauls to V.W.Bro. David Alexander Wright.
On Friday 21st September, 2018 W. Bro David Allan Jones was Installed as Worshipful Master of Elffin Lodge No. 321.
Representing the Provincial Grand Master was W. Bro. Roger Littlewood, PAGDC.
September 17, 2018
The Annual Northern PGMs weekend away was hosted by the Province of East Lancashire over the first weekend in September.
Our own PGM, R.W.Bro. Peter Talbot, was in attendance and sent in the following report:
We stayed at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Clayton Le Moors and trips were arranged to the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, the John Rylands Library and Howarth Art Gallery in Accrington.
Nine PGMs, including for the first time R.W.Bro. Martin Blackburn, PGM for the Isle of Man, and eight Ladies attended in all. It was a wonderful weekend, with good company, good food and a little liquid refreshment.
Next year the event will be hosted by the Province of North and East Yorkshire.
September 3, 2018
Province of Worcestershire
Provincial Almoners’ and Charity Stewards’ Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 1943
Worshipful Master V.W. Bro. P. G. Orton
V.W.Bro. P.G. Orton with the Coffer of Gavels
V.W. Bro. Phillip George Orton PGJO will be holding the second meeting of his Lodge on Saturday 20th October 2018 at the Masonic Hall, Llandudno commencing at 11am.
Our PGM will be in attendance along with other members of the Provincial Executive.
At this meeting the PGM of Worcestershire along with some of his Provincial Team will be attending to dedicate a Coffer of Gavels that the WM presented to the Lodge at his installation and which were expertly crafted by W.Bro. Stewart Cole PPGJW, Hunter Lodge no. 324.
There will also be a talk given by a representative of N. Wales St. John’s on the new Ambulance.
The Lodge is one of great distinction, whose members include, the Pro. Grand Master, Dep. Grand Master, Grand SO, Grand DC, Past Assist. Grand Sec. MBF Charities Manager, as well as many other very distinguished brethren, many of whom it is hoped will be present.
On the 14th of August 2018, the R.W. Provincial Grand Master hosted the annual Grand Officers Luncheon at Elwy Hall, Rhyl.
Following the luncheon, the Provincial Grand Master addressed the brethren present to update them on matters relating to the Province and beyond. On this occasion he also invited the new Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies to speak about the Ritual and the new Provincial Deputy Grand Secretary to speak about the new Provincial website.