District Meeting of Northumberland 2017

The Annual Meeting of the District of Northumberland will be held at Freemasons' Hall, Corbridge Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 1HY on Saturday 28th October 2017, starting at 1200hrs.

The lunch menu is Prawn Cocktail, Braised Steak with Seasonal Vegetables, followed by Pavlova then Cheese and Biscuits.  All for the price of £26.00 per person.

1100hrs - Keith Hind Council 260 with R Ill Comp John Harvey as TIM.  A demonstration of the Royal Master Degree by members of the district.
1200hrs - Meeting of the District Grand Council of Northumberland.
1300hrs - Festive Board.
1500hrs - Scribae Council 331 with Ill Comp John Tomlin.  A lecture entitled "The Mystical Number 3" presented by the DistGPCW for Middlesex, Ill Comp Jeff Bennett PGCaptGd.  All are welcome.

If you are interested in attending, please get in touch using the link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible. Be quick, replies are needed by 7th October.

District Meeting of Kent 2017

The Annual Meeting of the District Grand Council of Kent will be held at Gillingham Masonic Centre, Franklin Road,
GILLINGHAM ME7 4DG on Saturday 7th October 2017, starting at 1100hrs.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available before the meeting from 0930hrs.

The lunch menu is Meat charcuterie, Roast Lamb with Rosemary Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables topped off with Fresh Kent Strawberries and Ice Cream. Cheese and Biscuits to follow.  All for the price of £27.00.

If you are interested in attending, please get in touch using the link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible.

District Meeting of Durham 2017

The Annual Meeting of the District Grand Council of Durham will be held at The Masonic Hall, Alexandra Road, GATESHEAD
NE8 1RE on Saturday 9th September 2017, starting at 1100hrs.

The DGM of Durham, R Ill Comp Prof Denovan Keith Wilson is retiring and will be succeeded by Ill Comp Michael Graham PAGDC, the current District Grand Recorder.

The lunch menu is Tomato and Basil Soup, Steak Chasseur, Roast and Creamed Potatoes with Seasonal Vegetables topped off with Apple Pie and Ice Cream. All for the price of £23.00.

Closing date for applications is Saturday 27th August 2017.  If you are interested in attending, please get in touch using the link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible.

Combined Meeting at Midlesburg 221

Monday 26th June 2017.
Following the proposal at the recent District meeting in Hull that our financial end of year becomes 31st March, Midlesburg 221 Council hosted a short District Grand Council meeting to give approval to the proposition.  Some Officers who, were missing from the meeting in Hull, were also invested by R Ill Comp Neil Woodward DGM.

Continuing with its normal business, the council Received and Acknowledged three members as Super Excellent Masters – Comps Barry Gregson, Stan Grisedale and Alex Robinson.  Work was shared with members of other councils making it a truly combined meeting.

District Meeting of East Anglia 2017

The Annual Meeting of the District Grand Council of East Anglia will be held at The Masonic Hall, 101 The Avenue, LOWESTOFT NR33 7LJ on Saturday 9th September 2017, starting at 1100hrs.

Tea, coffee, biscuits and bacon rolls will be available from 0930hrs.

Lunch, which will commence at 1315hrs, will consist of Tomato and Basil Soup, Grilled Fillet of Plaice with Seasonal Vegetables. This will be followed with Fresh Fruit Salad and Cream of Cheese and Biscuits. All for the price of £22.00.  Closing date is 21st August 2017.

If you are interested in attending, please get in touch using the link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible.

New DGM for Dorset, Hants & IOW

Ill Comp Frank Jeremy Shaw will be Installed as the new DGM for Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight on Saturday 26th August 2017 at Botley Masonic Centre, Brook House, Brook Lane, BOTLEY SO30 2ER at 1100hrs.  Lunch will be at 13oohrs and the District Meeting will take place at 1430hrs.

The dining fee is £20.00, inclusive of wine, and the closing date for booking is 15th August 2017.

Please use the contact link below if you wish to attend and further details will be sent to you.

District of West Yorkshire 2017

The Annual Meeting of our sister Yorkshire District will be held at Castle Grove Masonic Hall, Moor Road, LEEDS LS6 4BP on Saturday 5th August 2017, starting at 1100hrs.

The lunch menu is Smoked Mackerel, Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, Eton Mess, Tea or Coffee and wine is included for the price of £23.00.  Closing date for bookings is 15th July 2017.

If you are interested in attending, please use the contact link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible.

New Council for Durham

The Consecration of the Kessick John Jones Council 337 will be held at the Masonic Hall, Station Road, Penshaw, HOUGHTON LE SPRING DH4 7LQ on Friday 14th July 2017 at 1100hrs.

Lunch will be at 1300hrs at a cost of £20.00 per head.  Contact this site for a booking form.

Dist Meeting of Oxon, Berks & Bucks 2017

The Annual Meeting of the District Grand Council of Oxfordshire, Berkshire & Buckinghamshire will be held at Sindlesham Masonic Centre, Mole Road, SINDLESHAM RG41 5EA on Thursday 20th July 2017 at 1630hrs.

Dinner will be served at 1830hrs.  The lunch menu is Duck & Orange Pâté with Melba Toast & Red Onion Chutney, Chef’s Fish Pie topped with Coriander Mash served with Seasonal Vegetables topped off with Lemon Meringue Pie.  All for the price of £30.00.

Closing date is 3rd July 2017, so if you are interested in attending, please get in touch using the link below and you will be contacted with details as soon as possible.

Three Degrees

The William Henry Bound Council 186 carried out three ceremonies on Monday 15th May 2017.  A SM for one, MEM for two and SEM for two.

Click here for a group photo with the three candidates in the centre – Mark Richardson, Mark Chafer and John Bird.
Click here for the overworked Recorder and here for the exhausted TIM.