Latest Provincial News

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 and Olive Branch Pin Award Winners

  The winners of the prestigious Silver Pin (SP) or Olive Branch Pin (OB) Awards are: 2007 – Alan Underhill (SP) 2008 – Not awarded 2009 – Colin Miller (SP) 2010 – Not awarded 2011 – Sanjiv Gohil (SP) 2012 – Not awarded 2013 – Rajiv Tanna (SP) & Abhaya Soneji (SP) 2014 – Andrew
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A new Mark Lodge for Train Enthusiasts

Whoo! Whoo! All aboard! The Locomotion Lodge of Mark Master Masons, for anyone with an interest in the railway industry, was consecrated on 31 October (see the pictures here). Any Brother wishing to register an interest in this new Unit – either as a joining member or as a future Advancee – should contact the
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Major sewer collapse – update

Thames Water have completed repairs of the collapsed drain outside Mark Masons’ Hall and all services, including Masonic Dining will be reopened from 11 February 2019. MMH look forward to resuming normal operation and thank you for your patience over the past weeks.
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Burns Weekend 2019. So special and memorable in very many ways

With a capacity crowd of 200 people, the Marriott was pretty near filled up! On the Friday evening there was an informal Drinks reception at 6:30pm. This was followed by a three course meal during which we were very pleasantly entertained by a very versatile saxophonist/flautist/clarinetist whose selection of background tunes put everyone in a
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The Provincial Grand Master makes an Announcement

At the Burns Night on Saturday 19th January held in Bournemouth, which consisted of over 200 diners, our Provincial Grand Master, David Ashbolt, made an important announcement. After 21 years of service in London Mark – from ProvADC through ProvSec and DepPGM – and having spent the past 7 years as our PGM, he has
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Record turn-out at the London Mark Golf Day

A record 79 players did battle on the fairways and greens of Chobham Golf Club on a fine but dull day (weather-wise). Teams from Kent, Dorset, Essex, Berkshire and London along with 4 local teams enjoyed the course which was presented very well. A sumptuous table of food was supplied at the back of the
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