Isle of Man reaffirms its support for Women's Freemasonry
On Monday 7th December, the Isle of Man brethren re-affirmed their support for Women’s Freemasonry on the island at the annual Installation meeting of the combined lodges of Grace Banks-Martin 14 and Mabel Garrett 20 when W. Bro. Caroline Ronan was installed as Worshipful Master for the ensuing year. The brethren were delighted that the Grand Master, Christine Chapman was able to attend.
2nd term for Natalie
W. Bro. Natalie Gluckstein was Installed into the Chair for a second term of office as Worshipful Master at Doric Lodge No. 11 on Tuesday 1st December 2015.
Fireworks at Justice 4 Installation
On 5th November 2015,( Bonfire Night in case you hadn’t realised), Bro. Susan Henderson was Installed into the Chair of Lodge Justice 4 by Vy Wor Bro. Marilyn Podro. The WM works at UGLE HQ so is very conversant with male freemasonry but she was overwhelmed by the beautiful ceremony of Installation.
WM Sue with IPM Marilyn
WM Sue with her Officers
Royal Arch Chapter Installation
On 20th October 2015, Ex Comp Maxine Priestley was Inducted into the Chair of Zerubbabel in the Royal Arch Chapter at 402 FinchleyRoad, by Ex Comp Lesley Adams, Ex Comp Gibbens was Inducted as Haggai and Ex Comp Cole was Inducted as Joshua.
Ist Principal Maxine with PZ Lesley and 3rd Principal Carol
1st Principal Maxine with 2nd Principal Val
Grand Master's visit to the Northern Province
Our first meeting was on Tuesday 6th October 2015 when we visited Morecambe & Heysham Lodge 15 for a Passing ceremony. During this meeting the Grand Master Christine Chapman was pleased to award the OSM (Order of Service to Masonry) to RW Bro Brenda Cook, Prov. Deputy GM.
On Wednesday 7th October 2015 we visited Morecambe again for a meeting of the Cornerstone Mark 3 when the ceremony of Advancement was performed.
Both these meetings held their Festive Boards at the Headway Hotel.
We rounded off our trip with a visit to the Installation meeting of Royal Ark Mariners 2 when Bro Diane Bennett was Installed as Worshipful Commander by W Bro Cath Greenwood. This was followed by a delicious meal at Rangemoor, Blackpool provided by the amazing Margaret Tanton.
Brenda cuts her celebratory cake
Prov. GM Pat Rothwell with PGM Bernice Abram and Dept Prov.GM Brenda Cook
W Commander Diane with GM
Tranquility 52 Installation
The Installation meeting of Costa Blanca Lodge of Tranquility 52 took place at the Hotel Montepiedra in Campoamor,
Costa Blanca on Saturday 26th September when Bro Jenny Bassett was Installed into the Chair by W Bro Carole Towning.
WM, Officers, Members and visitors
WM Jenny is delighted with her gift from the members
White Stone Mark 5 Installation
W. Bro. Barbara Green was Installed into the Chair of White Stone of Essex Mark 5 on September 8th at Rochford Masonic Centre
WM Barbara with IPM Carol at the Festive Board
Alpha Lodge No. 54
WM Simona with IPM Parmena
WM with Officers and GM who was the first WM
On Sunday 6th September, Alpha Lodge 54 held its Installation meeting in Bucharest, Romania when Bro Parmena Radut installed her succesor Bro. Simona Basturescu. Simona is the second Romanian Worshipful Master. This meeting was attended by the MW Grand Master, Christine Chapman, together with four other members from the UK.
Tranquility 52 celebrate in style with a Masquerade Ball
28th June saw the members of Costa Blanca Lodge of Tranquility 52 celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their Consecration with a Masquerade Ball. It even made the local paper, pictured are the Officers standing ready to greet their guests.
18th June 2015
Installation meeting of Gibraltar Lodge No. 47
The Installation meeting of Gibraltar Lodge 47 took place on Thursday 18th June 2015 at the Masonic Institute in Gibraltar. WM Marion Brown was beautifully installed by IPM Sylvia Sheriff. The meeting was held in the presence of the Grand Master Christine Chapman and the Deputy Grand Master Irene Stewart.
WM Marion Brown
WM Marion Brown with IPM Sylvia Sheriff
WM Marion Brown with her Wardens
WM Marion Brown and the members with their distinguished guests