Reading Time: 2 minutes The special meeting, held under dispensation from the PGM saw Lodges of Friendship from all over the country getting together to strengthen the bond of their association through having the same name. Lodges from as far afield as, Cumberland & Westmorland and Devonshire attended the meeting with the next Lodge to host the Gathering, the Lodge of Friendship No. 100, in the Province of Norfolk taking over the Ceremonial Gavel to be used next year in Great Yarmouth.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Who was the author of “the Masters Song” The author of the Master’s Song (“Here’s to his Health in a Song”) sung at Installations was Richard Rome Bealey, and it first appeared in print in his Field Flowers and City Chimes, a volume of verse printed by John Heywood of Manchester in 1866. Bealey was … Read more