The East Midland Chapter has recently been distributing money that was raised at our annual National Rally. This is a weekend hosted by a different Chapter each year. It was our honour to co-host with the West Midlands Chapter last July. The Rally is a weekend event where members from across the UK, and even from abroad get together and party. In total this event raised £18,000. East Midlands are distributing half and West Midlands the other half.
A hundred older carers who look after people with learning disabilities will be given help and support, thanks to a grant of £52,000 to the Reach Learning Disability charity from Nottinghamshire Freemasons. There are more than 15,000 people with learning disabilities in Nottinghamshire, a number expected to rise. They are part of nearly 1.2 million … Read more
By the Worshipful Master’s command I now present to you the Working Tools of the Social Mason. They are the Fork, Knife, and Tumbler. The Fork is an implement by which even the most experienced Mason secure sometimes, by reaching across the table, the most delicate and succulent morsels which adorn our festive board to … Read more
‘Are your glasses all charged in the West and the South?’ the Worshipful Master cried! ‘All charged in the West’ ‘All charged in the South’ Came the Wardens’ prompt reply. Then to our final toast tonight, our glasses freely drain, Happy to meet, sorry to part, happy to meet again. The mason’s social brotherhood around … Read more