Derek Luke

Derek Luke

Role: Events / Stewards Lodge Liaison
Lodge: Gyrwy Lodge No. 6462
Telephone: 07900 908717

Masonic Career
Joined 2006 & became WM in 2013 – currently IPM
Appointed PPGStwd 2015.

Currently: Secretary - Stewards' Lodge 9833 (nominated Master Elect 2017); Joshua - St Bede Chapter 1119; SD - Jarrow Mark 701; 2nd Gen - George Washington Chapter Rose Croix 1072;

North Area Communications Officer since 2015

Representative Jarrow Hall Management Committee from 2015 to date


Born in High Wycombe 1963, straight from school as an apprentice then maintenance fitter (factory/hospital) before full time HND at Newcastle Polytechnic 1988-90 & honours degree in Buildings Services Engineering at Northumbria University 1992-95. Worked in private sector contractor/consultants in Leeds, 'Nissan', Durham and Gosforth before present occupation at Gateshead Council since 2000. Qualified as Chartered Engineer and Member of the CIBSE in 2004, presently working in Energy Services.

In my time away from work & masonry I am interested in WWII, attending Duxford airshows and meeting veterans and am fortunate to be a supporter of Newcastle United.

Meet the rest of the Festival Committee

Provincial Grand Master, RWBro John Arthur

John Arthur

Festival President, RW Provincial Grand Master