Pentalpha Chapter No.974 – Address by iPad! – Ancient and New Technology Combined

At the recent 2017 Installation meeting of Pentalpha Chapter No.974, senior subscribing Past First Principal, E.Comp Harold Hawkyard, PPrGSN, age 92, was scheduled to give the Address to the Three Principals. Unfortunately E.Comp Hawkyard unexpectedly found himself hospitalised following a mishap at home a few days earlier and was unable to attend the meeting

Reading Time: 2 minutes At the recent 2017 Installation meeting of Pentalpha Chapter No.974, senior subscribing Past First Principal, E.Comp Harold Hawkyard, PPrGSN, age 92, was scheduled to give the Address to the Three Principals. Unfortunately E.Comp Hawkyard unexpectedly found himself hospitalised following a mishap at home a few days earlier and was unable to attend the meeting

A wonderful convocation at Knott End

Reading Time: 4 minutes A “wonderful convocation” were the words used by the Grand Superintendent Tony Harrison when he attended the 17th annual installation convocation of Knott End Chapter No 8674 as its principal guest. The occasion was further enriched by the presence of not one, but two Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals in the persons of Christopher (Chris) Butterfield and David Randerson.

The Point Within a Circle

Reading Time: 7 minutes As Masons, we are all introduced during our ritual lectures to the Masonic symbol of the Point Within a Circle, and instructed in its’ allusion. The most interesting thing to me during my own such introduction was that the figure representing this symbol contained not only a point within a circle, but also two straight vertical lines touching the sides of the circle. It was explained during the ensuing lecture that these lines represented the two Holy Saints John, namely John the Baptist, and John the Evangelist. This struck me as peculiar to say the least, and I have been trying to figure out this peculiarity ever since.

Message from our Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the Festive Season and 2016 fast approaching I would like to extend my thanks to all three Groups on the Fylde for their support in the first part of this season. The Vice Chairmen and Royal Arch leads have co-ordinated the Enhanced Exaltation demonstrations which have been well received and indeed several exaltations have … Read more

Blackpool Festival

Reading Time: 6 minutes Blackpool Festival Blackpool and District Mark Festival is a great success “Beyond the Mark” was the theme for the 46th Blackpool and District Mark Festival which was this year staged by Fylde Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 296 at Adelaide Street Masonic Hall in Blackpool. The Provincial team turned out in force for the … Read more