Rother Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 651, Installation.

Thursday 21st March and Brethren gathered at the Masonic Rooms , Rotherham Golf Club, Thrybergh to witness the Proclamation of Worshipful Brother Chris Hamer as Worshipful Master for the next twelve months; yes despite all their efforts he was still there; which we were all happy to see with the memories still vivid of his poor …

Mark Master Mason, Spy, Drug Dealer, Money Launderer?

Wednesday 17th April 2024 was a red-letter day in West Yorkshire Mark Masonry.  A number of distinguished Brethren joined Ainsty Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.1739 in celebrating the 60th Anniversary of V.W. Bro. George Robert (Bob) Fraser-Platt.  To celebrate Bobs special night no less than three P.Prov.G.M’s, one P.Prov. Dep.G.M. and two P.Prov.A.G.M.’s were present.  Hosting the ‘This is your life show’was the Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro. J. Trevor Bolton …

Philanthropic No 304 Hosts The Magic of the Mark

An evening to bring the Craft and Mark together was the aim of the Master of Philanthropic Lodge and Mark President of the Leeds and District Installed Masters Association (LDIMA) to attract new members into Mark Masonry, particularly to joining Copley Mark Lodge No 111. W Bro Ian Robertson, Master of Philanthropic Lodge and Pontefract Mark Lodge, and W Bro Keith Derry, President of the LDIMA …

Beaumont Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 1523. Installation, 4th April 2024.

A warm, friendly Mark Masonic welcome greeted all at the Masonic hall in Kirkburton on Thursday, 4th April 2024; this was to witness Brother Vincent Wadsworth taking the Chair of this renowned Lodge. Worshipful Brother Peter Richmond, the Worshipful Master, opened the Lodge in fine style, the Minutes of the previous Lodge held on the …

Escorted Visit to Wharfedale Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.1027

Thursday 4th April 2024 and the Provincial Grand Master R.W. Bro. J. Trevor Bolton led a team of acting Provincial Officers to Otley to see a great demonstration of the ceremony of Advancement.  Once the Lodge was opened the Prov. G.D.C. W.Bro. Mark Holland entered and then brought in Trevor with the escort of Provincial …

The Travelling Porphyry Stone

South from Wetherby, maybe an overnight stay or two on the outskirts of Leeds, then across the A650 and on to Bingley.  A lost Mason perhaps, a band of wandering players’ I hear you ask?  No, it’s just another step on the journey of our Royal Ark Mariner Travelling Porphyry Stone! On Friday 15th March 2024 W.Bro. Ian Cotton the Worshipful Commander of …