Oldest lodge in South Shields initiates a father and son – The Brothers Flynn

The oldest lodge in South Shields hosted a most pleasing duty as they initiated a father and son into St Hilda. Having taken the decision to join freemasonry, brothers Michael John and Michael Lee Flynn were keen to make this a night that brought father and son even closer together. The brethren assembled must have … Read more

Westoe Lodge Geordie Night – Provincial Grandlodge of Durham

Ingham Street Masonic Hall South Shields once again hosted the Annual “Westoe Lodge Geordie night” on Friday 3rd June, which began with Seal Liam Carr being Passed to the Fellowcraft Degree. The brethren present could not fail to be impressed by the standard of ritual witnessed throughout the ceremony, highlighted by Gavin Loft Inner Guards … Read more

Civic Lodge Double Celebration

Assistant Provincial Grand Mater, Craig Steele, the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, accompanied by his Director of Ceremonies, Jeff Awdas attended Civic Lodge’s last meeting at Burdon Road in Sunderland before their summer recess. The reason for the visit was to present Bob Johnson with a certificate for 60-years continuous service to Freemasonry. After the Lodge … Read more

Mariner Chapter ‘Setting the Scene’ | Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham

Mariner Chapter Setting the Scene PGL Durham

The Second Provincial Grand Principal, Gordon Brewis was delighted to lead a deputation of Provincial Grand Chapter Officers to Mariner Royal Arch Chapter, which meets at Freemasons’ Hall, in South Shields, After being welcomed into the chapter room the first item on the agenda was to ballot for and if successful to exalt John Mullen … Read more