Annual National Service Day – 26th June 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The fourteenth National Service Day took place at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, on Sunday 26th June 2016. With a large audience and many invited guests and participants, this event was splendidly organised by Gerald Rose, who is the Chairman of the National Service Veterans Foundation. W Bro Gerald is also a Past Master of Sutton Pilgrims Lodge, where he has been a member for over 50 years.

Keith Gilbert gives a flavour of the Tercentenary celebrations planned so far

Reading Time: 4 minutes Community spirit When considering a major celebration, we often focus on the nationwide events. Keith Gilbert, Coordinator of Tercentenary Planning, explains  why local activities can mean so much more The major celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s recent 90th birthday are very important for national and individual pride – from the 900 horses and 1,500 participants in the private grounds … Read more

Masonic Motorcyclists at the ‘Ride to the Wall’ – Provincial Grand Lodge of Staffordshire

Reading Time: < 1 minute In excess of 80 motorcycling Freemasons, including many from Staffordshire, gathered at the annual ‘Ride to the Wall’ last Saturday. The biking Freemasons, members of the “Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association” (WSMBA) assembled at the Masonic Garden at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, to pay their respects to fallen brethren before discussing plans to support … Read more