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.
PGLOA Summer Tea Party
The Past Grand Lodge Officers Association held their Summer Tea Party on 20th July 2015 for the members at HQ 402 Finchley Road. An excellent tea followed by a musical entertainment which enticed the members to take to the floor. A vote of thanks was given to the Chairman, RW Bro Margaret Clarke, PDGM and her helpers who had worked hard to ensure the success of the day.
Rose blows out the candle on her birthday cake
Stella gets her cake a week early
Jeanne gets in the mood
Happy Birthday Jeanne
PGLOA Treasurer Rosa
Members of Gothic 27
Mystic Stone Mark 2 Installation
WM Reta with IPM Angela
WM Reta and Grand Master
The Installation meeting of Mystic Stone Mark Lodge No. 2 took place at HQ 402 Finchley Road on 29th June 2015 when Bro Reta was Installed as WM by W Bro Angela. Both the WM and IPM are of diminutive stature but each made their presence felt on the day!
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
16th June 2015
Calahonda Lodge 53 – Installation meeting
WM Jan Owens with the IPM Alexandra Schumann
WM Jan Owens and members of Calahonda 53 with distinguished visitors
WM Jan Owens with her IPM and Wardens
WM Jan Owens with the Officers of the lodge
On Tuesday 16th June the Installation meeting of Calahonda Lodge 53 took place at the Tamisa Golf Hotel in Mijas Costa, in the presence of the Grand Master Christine Chapman and the Deputy Grand Master Irene Stewart.WM Jan Owens was beautifully installed by her IPM Alexandra Schumann.
11th June 2015
The Royal Ark Mariners No. 1 Installation meeting was held at our London HQ today and we were delighted that so many of the Brethren from our Royal Ark Mariners No. 2 came down from the North to share the happy occasion with our new Commander Hedy.
The new Commander with the Grand Master and the Immediate Past Commander
3rd June 2015
Sussex Lodge No. 17 held their Installation meeting at Lewes Freemasons Hall when W. Bro Netisa was installed into the Chair by W. Bro. Penny. The Festive Board was held at the White Hart Hotel.
Sussex 17 Festive Board. The WM with the GM and DGM and her IPM.
21st May 2015
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Most Worshipful Bro. Eileen Gray, Past Grand Master of the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons. Eileen Gray was Grand Master of this Fraternity from 1994 to 2003. Eileen was also involved in local politics for many years having served as Lord Mayor of Kingston in 1990. She was also actively involved in the sport of cycling and was instrumental in getting it recognised as an Olympic sport. She served as an Olympic Vice-President for Great Britain. She was awarded the CBE for her services to sport in 1997.