Pendleside Lodge of Installed Masters 911 had their January meeting at Padiham Masonic Hall. The venue is a popular one with a well-stocked bar and even a choice of two draught beers. It had been a while since I had attended Continue reading “The Horwich Lodge Annual Picnic of 1890”
The ceremony in October is usually delivered by the Past Masters of the Lodge, and it has been this way for as long as I can remember. The reason being it allows the WM of the Lodge a month off to perfect his ritual for the coming November Installation. Continue reading “Past Masters Perform Perfectly”
Installations are always the time for big changes within a lodge, and Pendle Lodges Installation was no different. There was one change though that was not expected. W.Bro Ken Smith, who for many years has been Installing Junior Warden and also sang the Masters song was not present. He unfortunately was Continue reading “Great night at Installation”
What an emotionally charged Installation that turned out to be. For those who have been in the chair of King Solomon and worked hard delivering ceremonies to a high standard, the moment of relinquishing the post to another brother is probably the hardest thing you will do throughout your year of Continue reading “Chair welcomes Roy for third term”
If you missed the recent Provincial Grand Lodge meeting at Blackburn’s King George’s Hall, or would like to review the address given by our newly Installed Provincial Grand Master you can find it on the PGLEL website or by clicking here.
WBro Sir David Austin Trippier, RD, JP, DL, PAGSwdB recently announced as the new Provincial Grand Master for East Lancashire. Born in May 1945, Bury Grammer School Old Boy David Trippier became a Conservative MP and Member of Parliament for Rossendale from 1979 -83. He was knighted after he lost his House of Commons seat and appointed High Sheriff of Lancashire for 1997. He subsequently became the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party’s Northern Board.
Sir David Trippier joined Freemasonry in 1968 and was initiated in to Continue reading “New Provincial Grand Master Announced”
It’s not everyday you have the opportunity to become the Worshipful Master in your Lodge, but our very own Jim McNally has managed to achieve far more than just that. This coming Installation in November he will be the first WM of Continue reading “W.M. goes for the double, in more ways than one”
“Amazing”, “Incredible Performance”, “Feast of Masonic Ritual” Just a few of the statements made by the visitors and members of the Pendleside Lodge of Installed Masters at their August meeting. Continue reading “Demonstration team set the bar”
The Pendle Lodge junior brethren demonstration team is back in action, this time demonstrating Continue reading “Demonstration team back in action”