Freemasons donate £123,175 to Twenty Three Local Charities in Kent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Charities today provide amazing opportunities to so many people for a vast amount of different reasons. These opportunities are often life-changing.

During the event, representatives of the charities were invited to tell their stories. This provided a truly unique and moving insight into the services that they provide. It was a humbling and uplifting occasion which also provided an opportunity for the charities to network over lunch.

Russell Race – Discs on a Desert Island

Reading Time: 4 minutes Russell Race (left) with the Principals of the East Kent Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter No 5866 A large gathering of Royal Arch Freemasons was recently treated to an insight into the musical tastes and personal history of a very senior Freemason – Russell Race. Though his Masonic origins were in East Kent, Russell has risen … Read more

Herbert Hacker Celebrates Seventy Years in Freemasonry

Reading Time: 4 minutes Geoffrey Dearing PGM presenting Herbert Hacker with his long service certificate. December 2016 Herbert Hacker and his Mother at RAF Coltishall in 1979 Herbert Hacker of the Peace and Unity Lodge No 4101, celebrated 70 years in Freemasonry on 28th November 2016 and, on the 8th December, he was presented with a certificate to mark … Read more

Provincial Officers’ Mess – Autumn 2016

Reading Time: 4 minutes Report by Geoff Harris, Media Coordinator. On Thursday 20th October 2016, two hundred and thirty Provincial Grand Officers attended the Winter Gardens, Margate for the Provincial Officers Mess. After catching up and socialising with old friends in the Bar, the members entered the hall for lunch at 1pm. The President of the Mess, Provincial Grand … Read more