A busy weekend in Morecambe on 19/20 September. Not only was Em Kt Sue Walters installed into the Chair of Northern Light Preceptory by Vy Em Kt Doris Kay, the very next day a brand new degree was inaugurated by the Most Em & Supreme GM, Heather Hitchen, who then installed Vy Em Kt Priest Christine Chapman as the first High Priest.
Members of the Northern Light Tabernacle
Grand Master's trip to Canada
The Grand Master Christine Chapman was invited to Edmonton, Alberta in Canada to give a talk about the HFAF and the gender issues in Freemasonry. Whilst there she met with a group of women who were extremely keen to form an HFAF lodge. Lux in Tenebris Masonic club hosted this special evening on 13th September.
Lux in Tenebris Poster
Edmonton is the Provincial capital of Alberta
This greenery will be covered in snow for half the year!
Two lovely gifts to commemorate my trip
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.
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