Celebrating 300 years

Sailing freedom for disabled

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Devonshire PGM Ian Kingsbury met Disabled Sailing Association (DSA) chairman David Musgrove to present a £2,000 grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation The DSA was formed in 2005 and sails out of Torquay. In 2007,…
West Kent masons took a break from their usual weekend chores to queue up for a procedure that could save their lives: a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) screening test for prostate cancer The Province funded the…
The Province of Guernsey & Alderney kicked off its Tercentenary celebrations with the opening of an exhibition at the Guernsey Museum at Candie, which attracted wide media coverage The exhibition featured a range of local…
The first Tercentenary event of the Province of Cambridgeshire was deemed a huge success when more than 1,000 people enjoyed a special concert at Ely Cathedral in association with the Dean and Chapter Suffolk soprano…
A group led by Sue Gow, a fundraiser based in Keighley, West Yorkshire, has been providing toys, educational activities, food, drinks and essential first aid supplies to Syrian children in refugee camps in southern Europe…
The historic Bath Masonic Hall was originally built in 1750 as a theatre, becoming the first provincial Theatre Royal in 1768 It later became a Catholic chapel, but when this was relocated, the building was…

Pedal power in Bucks

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
The Chilterns MS Centre in Wendover has been providing advice and care for multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers and their families for over 30 years But the centre needed a specialist wheelchair-adapted exercise bike, which requires…
As part of the Tercentenary celebrations, 300 masons and civic dignitaries came together for the dedication of the Masonic Memorial Garden in Staffordshire In late 2001, Lichfield mason Roger Manning suggested the creation of a…
A former pupil of the Royal Masonic School for Girls (RMSG), Dorothy Mortimer Watson, died on active service in World War I on 13 March 1917 while serving with the Territorial Force Nursing Service (TFNS)…
Planning without permission A bold architect and consummate self-publicist with keen masonic interests, Batty Langley’s career saw him attempting to improve Gothic forms as well as spending time in Newgate Prison Batty Langley was a…
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