West Lancashire team shines at Grand Lodge

Reading Time: 5 minutes Demonstration teams are popular attractions at lodge and chapter meetings and in recent years a plethora of teams have performed with demonstrations of 18th century degree ceremonies, Scottish degree ceremonies, modern chapter exaltations, ‘Talking Heads’ presentations and many more; not forgetting the Fylde Group Lodge of Instruction Festival. For this purpose, a gathering of 29 … Read more

Over 100 East Lancashire Masons attend “Talking Heads – The Next Step: Into the Royal Arch” | News from Rochdale District

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Talking Heads” is presented as a short playlet of an encounter between two craft lodge members; one an experienced Past Master (and Royal Arch Companion) WBro Ian Clark, SLGR, and the other a Master Mason WBro Mike Baker, PAGDC, curious to know more. It covers the history of the Order, explanations of the regalia, links to the Craft, why the Royal Arch is the climax and completion of pure Ancient Freemasonry

The butter on the asparagus

Reading Time: 6 minutes It was the hottest and clammiest day of the year when the masses gathered at Blackpool Masonic Hall for the installation convocation of Senatores Chapter of Installed First Principals No 8966. Despite the rather oppressive heat however, there was a general atmosphere of leisured cosiness.