Appointment of new Assistant Provincial Grand Master

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master, Arthur Steven Varley, has announced that he is to appoint W Bro. Ian Robert Copestake, PPSGW, PM of Phoenix Lodge of St Ann No. 1235, to be Assistant Provincial Grand Master in succession to W Bro. Martin John Graham Bates, PSGD, who has tendered his resignation as APGM with effect from … Read more

Derbyshire Masonic Library – 25 years after the fire

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Provincial Library is mounting a small display in the temple corridor display case at Derby Masonic Hall,  to draw attention to the following: It is now 25 years since the devastating fire at The Grange which destroyed the Provincial Offices and the Library. A vast amount of Masonic records, books, regalia and artifacts were … Read more

Flyfishers’ Lodge annual charity fishing day

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 9th May, Flyfishers’ Lodge No. 9347, under the umbrella of MTSFC the Masonic Fishing Charity, held their annual charity fishing day for children with additional or special educational needs. Held at The Yeaveley Estate near Ashbourne, this year’s children were from the Royal School for The Deaf, Derby. Thankfully the weather was fine on … Read more

Come on England! – Provincial Grand Charity made more dreams come true on Wednesday, 18th May

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Provincial Grand Charity made more dreams come true on Wednesday, 18th May. A group of children with special needs were invited down to the fabulous National Football Centre near Burton upon Trent. The group enjoyed watching a training session and short game with the England football team prior to their departure for the European championships … Read more

W Bro. Matt Hewitson remembered in Lutudarum Lodge

Reading Time: < 1 minute The annual Empire Night at Lutudarum Lodge No. 9363 in Chesterfield is as always a wonderful occasion.  Friendship, fellowship and brotherhood all abound at the Festive Board.  This year was no exception with all magnificently overseen by the Director of Ceremonies, W Bro. Chris Sellars, ProvAGDC. However, this year the evening was tinged with sadness as we … Read more