Lodge Dinner

On 27th April 2013 the Lodge held a very successful dinner night at Fern Avenue Masonic Temple, presided over by WM Capt Malcolm Binns TD.  28 Members and guests sat down to enjoy a meal of: Tomato Soup Fillet of Beef Medallions Tiramisu Cheeseboard This was followed by the traditional drink of Port to toast …

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Fraternal Visit

A number of Brethren intend to make another Fraternal Visit to St Patricks Lodge in Richmond North Yorkshire, who hold their Installation on Saturday 2nd November, starting at 1200. This is then followed by a Festive Board at the Kings Head, starting at 1500, where the dining fee of £20 must be paid by Monday …

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November 2014

On 1st November the WM and Secretary undertook a Fraternal Visit to Richmond North Yorks, to the Installation Meeting of St Patrick’s Lodge 295 IC. A very full Lodge Room held Masons from the Irish, Scottish and English constitutions – a wide variety of signs were demonstrated!!! After a long traditional ceremony (in an Irish …

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October 2014

On 1st October, the night of the Annual Meeting and Installation, the Lodge unusually carried out a 2nd degree ceremony in the presence of W Bro Major N D Clothier MBE TD, PAGDC, the Provincial Representative. This was because the member who was passed to that degree has problems getting away from work to be …

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September 2014

September News Reserve Forces Lodge will be starting the new Masonic Season for 2014/2015 with the Installation Meeting on 1st October 2014 at 1830, when the Provincial Grand Master will be represented by W Bro Nigel Clothier PAGDC. The coach for this night will be held at Fern Avenue at 1730 on 25th September. Reserve …

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April 2014

April News Reserve Forces Lodge meetings in April traditionally take a long time, due to the business which must be transacted and, usually, a third degree ceremony taking place, but this year was different. The Lodge dealt with the various elections as follows:- W Bro A Watson to serve a second term as Master W …

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February 2014

A vast number of Artificers gathered on 5th February, drawn by the first visit to our Lodge by a Provincial Grand Master since April 1998, the meeting which celebrated our Centenary. R.W. Bro Peter Magnay, DL, Provincial Grand Master, accompanied by the Provincial Grand Lodge Officers, was admitted in due form and saluted with seven. 27 Lodge …

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January 2014

The Lodge usually meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month, but as for 2014 this was 1st January, we took advantage of UGLE rules to move the meeting night by one day to the 1st Thursday. As all who had indicated they would be present were at the Temple by 1825 we set down …

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December Meeting

29 Brethren attended the Lodge on 4th December when we initiated a 32 year old serving Reserve Officer. All 30 of us then enjoyed the traditional Reserve Forces festive fare of roast pheasant. We look forward to our March meeting when we are to initiate a 23 year old serving Regular Officer. Our numbers increase …

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