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8th May 1945 – 8th May 2020 75th Anniversary of VE Day

In 1945 we celebrated the end of the War in Europe with the greatest party the capital has ever seen. All divisions of rank, religion and ethnicity were put aside and we became one huge family celebrating those most precious values which the previous six years had robbed them of; peace and safety. Although we
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PGM Writes…

Brethren of London, right at the very start I will say that I make no apologies for the length of this article. If you intend to bear with me and read to the end, I suggest you pause here, go make yourself a cup of tea, get yourselves comfortable and continue reading!Despite lockdown and the
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Tom’s Boredom Buster

We are all very conscious of the good sense and logic which makes social distancing and self-isolation the requisite way forward to combat the Covid-19 virus pandemic in the shortest possible time.Understanding that doesn’t, however, make it any more palatable to contend with as, being creatures of very refined social habits, we can find ourselves
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“Happy Snaps” – photo competition

Keeping your spirits up Free to enter, fun to take part in. During these rather trying times we would like to bring to your notice an absolutely free and fun competition which may assist in keeping your spirits up!We’d like you to send us digital prints of anything you have photographed during the past six
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Olive Branch Pin for an excellent Elevation Ceremony

Brethren, you will recall that the PGM has instituted a new award for an Excellent Ceremony of Elevation – the Olive Branch Pin. We already have three winners for this new prestigious award, which would have been presented for the first time at our July Annual Meeting. Sadly that event will not now take place
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An Easter message from the Provincial Grand Chaplain

During this month, some of the most important religious festivals of the year, including Passover, Easter, Vaisakhi and Ramadan are celebrated by the Brethren of our Mark Province of London, who make up the many Faiths which constitute the strength and diversity of our Province. The Biblical story of Easter contains messages and lessons for
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PGM’s T@3 anthem

The T@3 (Tea at 3pm) initiative from the Pro Grand Master – whereby members of the Mark have a cuppa and make a call to brethren to check on their welfare – has been adopted in London, with photos appearing on social media. The Provincial Grand Master has led from the front, and today has
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WBro Ken Clay

Brethren of the Mark Province of London, it is with a heavy heart that I have to tell you that we have lost the first of our number this afternoon to Covid-19. W. Bro. Ken Clay PAGDC and Secretary of Kelvin Lodge No 742, passed to the Grand Lodge Above having spent the last few
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