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Grand Master’s Lodge of Instruction Annual Festival

The Grand Master’s Lodge of Instruction season has now ended in splendid form after a highly successful trip to York where the PGM of N & E Yorkshire, RW Bro. Bob Clancey was this year’s President of the Festival. The Demonstration Team (pictured on the VIP balcony overlooking York Racecourse – the splendid venue for
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PGM Writes

Brethren all, So much has happened already in 2019 that I can hardly believe it’s still only March! The year kicked off with our annual Burns Weekend in Bournemouth – a bumper turn-out of 200 Brethren and their partners. All the usual Scottish ingredients were in ample evidence including Tom and Eunice’s musical and vocal
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An Interview with Henry Hobson APGM

To mark his retirement as an Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Chris James caught up with WBro Henry Hobson. “After serving the Province for 5 pretty packed years, with something like 90 Official Visits under your belt to various Lodges and supported by a Delegation on most occasions, you have certainly become very much respected by
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First announcement from the PGM Designate

Following on from the recent communication from Grand Lodge, I am pleased to announce the Executive appointments which will come into force on 11th July 2019.             Provincial Appointments The Provincial Grand Secretary is poised to issue formal offer letters to the whole Team of Active and Past Provincial ranks
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New Provincial Grand Master announced by Grand Lodge

On 25 February, Grand Lodge released the name of the new Provincial Grand Master. Announced in open Lodge of London Installed Mark Masters by the retiring PGM, David Ashbolt, the spontaneous applause and acclamation for the new PGM Designate – Very Worshipful Bro. Thomas Quinn – showed the great level of support this very popular
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Consecration of a new Mark Lodge for Turkish Brethren

The Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro David Ashbolt, assisted by members of his Executive, consecrated a new Mark Lodge with a Turkish theme on 23 February, 2019. It is named after Namık Kemal who was an Ottoman democrat, writer, intellectual, reformer, journalist, playwright, and political activist who was influential in the formation of the Young Ottomans
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Silver Pin Award Winners

The winners of the prestigious Silver Pin are: 2007 – Alan Underhill 2008 – Not awarded 2009 – Colin Miller 2010 – Not awarded 2011 – Sanjiv Gohil 2012 – Not awarded 2013 – Rajiv Tanna & Abhaya Soneji 2014 – Andrew Green 2015 – Christopher Day 2016 – Not awarded 2017 – Lui Hui
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A new Mark Lodge for Train Enthusiasts

Whoo! Whoo! All aboard! Yes, plans for a new Mark Lodge for train enthusiasts or those with past or present connections to the railway industry are “steaming ahead”. The Lodge will be called the Locomotion Lodge of Mark Master Masons, and it is “on track” to be consecrated on 31 October, 2019. Any Brother wishing
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