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Connaught Club charity appeal for Metropolitan Masonic Charity

Thursday, 05 September 2013

Connaught Club is in the swim

Every year the Connaught Club launches a charity appeal for the Metropolitan Masonic Charity. 

With its membership made up of London masons aged under 35, the club decided to make this year’s charity venture a simulation of the 56-mile swim from mainland Britain to Ireland. Around 20 club members set themselves the challenge of swimming 1,802.5 lengths in the outdoor Olympic-sized pool at London Fields Lido, working in shifts. The swim took more than eight hours and raised over £5,000 for the Metropolitan Masonic Charity. A bottle of champagne went to Fabian Rosso, who swam 350 lengths and covered more than 10 miles.

To make a donation, or to learn more about the Connaught Club, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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