On Sunday the 25 June, the Mark Fellowship held their annual Barbecue day at Middleton Masonic Hall. A few of the fellowship team arrived very early to get prepared for the start and by noon, the numbers quickly grew to approximately one hundred Mark Masons, their family and friends.… Read more “Fellowship Barbecue Day- Middleton”
On Tuesday 13th June, over 40 East Lancashire brethren accompanied the Provincial Grand Master, the Deputy and the Assistants in attending the Communication of Grand Mark Lodge at Great Queen Street, London. As well as supporting the event, they were also supporting those brethren who had received preferment in Grand Lodge, namely:
Gordon Edward Rosbotham Assistant Grand Inner Guard
Christopher Michael Wildman Grand Steward
David Hedley Thomson Past Grand Master Overseer
Barry Raymond Heal Past Grand Junior Overseer
Malcolm Ronald McCarthy Past Grand Junior Overseer
David Nicholas Entwisle Past Grand Junior Deacon
Colin Peter Bodimeade Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
Robert Ian Frankl Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
David Hudson Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
On Tuesday the 30th May at Stanley House, Audenshaw, Semper Paratus Lodge No 852 (Lodge of Instruction) held an emergency meeting to conduct the Advancement of Brother Andrew Robert Taylor, a Craft member of Iron Road Lodge no 4964.
In attendance at this special meeting was RWBro John Hartley Smith, Provincial Grand Master along with WBro Kevin M Reaney, APGM.… Read more “Lodge of Instruction Emergency Meeting”
2023 saw the return of the East Lancashire Mark Provincial Grand Lodge meeting to the superb setting of The Albert Halls, Bolton on Wednesday 24 May.
The Hall opened its doors to over 240 Mark and RAM brethren, with many distinguished guests joining the members of the Province from around the country including the Isle of Man and beyond.… Read more “Return to Albert Hall Bolton”
On Wednesday the 17th of May at Stanley House, Audenshaw, The Mark Lodge Of Good Report No 1309 held their meeting. The Worshipful Master Bro Ray Charlton opened the Lodge at 6:15 pm and welcomed 22 brethren into the Lodge meeting.… Read more “Lodge of Good Report 1309”
On Wednesday the 19th of April at Bolton Masonic Hall, F W Broadbent Mark Lodge No 1132 held its regular meeting. In attendance was the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, WBro David G Rainford PGJD who was accompanied by VWBro David H Thompson, the Assistant Provincial Grand Master and the Provincial Grand Secretary WBro Brendan Hart along with 22 brethren from various Mark Lodges to witness an advancement.… Read more “F W Broadbent Advancement”
On Saturday 9th September at Bury Masonic Hall the Provincial Grand Charity Steward will host a special Curry evening including live entertainment.
There will be three choices of Curry ie vegetarian, Mild and Hot to choose from including the usual side dishes.… Read more “Curry Evening at Bury Masonic Hall”