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Consecration of Gallipoli Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners 12th May 2018

The Provincial Grand Master R.W. Bro David Ashbolt R.A.M.G.R led the team in the consecration of the Gallipoli Royal Ark Mariners lodge no. 1984 in a very moving ceremony to the delight of the petitioners taking part and other guests and Provincial Grand Officers present.  The Provincial Grand Chaplain, the Rev. Michael Seymour-Jones gave the Oration on the nature and purpose
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Provincial Golf Challenge!

On the 29th June in 29C temperatures, the Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro. David Ashbolt, accompanied by Bro Terry Hall and with logistical support from Bros. Scott Dunn and Nick Robinson, played 112 holes of golf, between them. The event took place at Coombe Wood Golf Course (courtesy of W. Bro Bob Hancock) and the
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MBF Quarterly Update

Here is a summary of the work of the Mark Benevolent Fund so far, in this, our 150th Anniversary year: – 7 Provinces have now had their official St John Ambulance hand over and 5 more are due before the end of May. There will also be a significant event in Cardiff for the handover
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The PGM Writes…

Brethren all, As 2018 inches to a close, I have the opportunity to reflect again on the events in our wonderful Province this past year. And what a year it has been! We have had two major social functions either end of the calendar – firstly our Burns Weekend at Bournemouth, with all its hugely
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An update on Jerry Gangadeen

As most of you will know, V.W.Bro. Jerry has been rather unwell since November. As always he maintains his fabulous sense of humour, warm smile and the great optimism with which he has been blessed. He has been greatly missed at Delegations and Full Team Visits with his ready smile and a kind word for
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Grand Master’s Lodge of Instruction 2018 Festival – 25 April

This year’s Festival is being presided over by RW. Bro. C. Martin WILSON, Provincial Grand Master for the Mark Province of Sussex, and is being held at the Sussex Masonic Centre in Brighton. There will be a Demonstration of the Ceremony of Elevation, including the Lecture on the Royal Ark Mariner Tracing Board (for Royal Ark Mariner
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