• Durham 2021 Festival Supporter Nights

    Durham 2021 Festival Supporter Nights

    Dear 2019 Supporter,   Due to the demand in places we have added a 5th date and venue for our supporters evenings. Please see full information below, if you’re attending please let Paul Quinn know ASAP or if you want to change your chosen night to this new venue.   …Read More »
  • Spirit of Rugby Lodge No. 9910 – Silver Award Presentation

    Spirit of Rugby Lodge No. 9910 – Silver Award Presentation

    Spirit of Rugby Lodge No. 9910 Silver Award Presentation   Bill Baty attended Spirit of Rugby No. 9910 representing the PGM and Officers of PGL at their Annual Installation. A raucous evening in the Festive Board, reflective of the Lodges connection with their sport, was preceded by a very good …Read More »
  • August Newsletter 2019

    August Newsletter 2019

  • Lodge of Industry – Silver Award

    Lodge of Industry – Silver Award

    Silver Award Achieved by Lodge of Industry No. 48 At the July meeting of Lodge of Industry the North Are Director Ian Turnbull had the pleasure of presenting the Silver Award for the sterling work that the Lodge and Charity Steward Tony Richardson have done since the start of the …Read More »
  • Old Dunelmian Lodge No. 8100 – Gold Presentation

    Old Dunelmian Lodge No. 8100 – Gold Presentation

    Gold Presentation – Old Dunelmian Lodge No. 8100 On a very warm Friday 12th July, Past Assistant Provincial Grand Master, David Sanders Hay was honoured to be the representative of the Provincial Grand Master at the Installation meeting of the Old Dunelmian Lodge No. 8100, held in the Luce Theatre …Read More »
  • Sanctuary Lodge No. 8613 Garden Party

    Sanctuary Lodge No. 8613 Garden Party

    Sanctuary Lodge Garden Party The Worshipful Master of Sanctuary Lodge David Overton extends a warm invitation to join the Lodge members and guests to a Garden Party to be held at Durham Masonic Hall on Sunday 18th August 2019. The Garden Party will include Live Music, Games, Afternoon Tea and …Read More »
  • Ski Challenge

    Ski Challenge

    Ski Challenge On Sunday 7th July 2019 the Durham Brethren took on another challenge in the Durham 2021 Festival 2019 Events. Seven Brethren attempted to Ski the height of either of the three peaks of Mount Everest, Mont Blanc & Ben Nevis a total of 96 descents down Silksworth dry …Read More »
  • £2,500,000  announced by the PGM

    £2,500,000  announced by the PGM

    £2,500,000  announced by the PGM   The Provincial AGM finished with the exciting news from the Provincial Grand Master VW Bro John Arthur that we have reached the sum of £2,500,000 on our quest to reach our target. I’m especially pleased and proud of everyone who has supported us to …Read More »
  • Johnstonian Lodge No. 9301 – Gold Presentation

    Johnstonian Lodge No. 9301 – Gold Presentation

    Johnstonian Lodge’s June 2019 meeting saw The Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Stephen William Walker lead an Area Team Visit to mark the membership’s outstanding achievement of reaching their Durham 2021 Festival Gold Award.   After Stephen was warmly welcomed in to the Lodge Room by John Dodson, as Worshipful Master, …Read More »
  • Commercial Travellers Lodge No. 5089 – Gold Award

    Commercial Travellers Lodge No. 5089 – Gold Award

    Commercial Travellers Lodge Reach Gold Award Commercial Travellers Lodge No 5089 welcomed the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Gordon Brewis to help them celebrate their 90th Anniversary and to present him with a cheque to the value of £1800.00 , towards the Durham 2021 Festival and thereby achieving their Gold Award …Read More »
  • Three Province Pedal Ride

    Three Province Pedal Ride

    Update to the Three Province Pedal Ride Over the weekend of Fri 31st  May – Sun 2nd June 34 Riders and 6 support crew set off from Durham Services for a 180 mile bike ride. Gavman Rowell, Brian Bullock and Steve Piercy had planned a route from Leeds Provincial Office …Read More »
  • Dunelm Lodge No. 4079 – Silver Presentation

    Dunelm Lodge No. 4079 – Silver Presentation

    DUNELM LODGE No. 4079    Silver Presentation On 23rd May 2019 the South Area Director, Mike Smithies of the Durham 2021 Festival had the greatest of pleasure to present the Silver Pin Badge to the Lodge Charity Steward Mick Redpath. Dunelm Lodge recently smashed through the 66% target and are …Read More »
  • Ride the Dragon 2019

    Ride the Dragon 2019

    DRAGON BOAT RACING 1st September 2019 You have all seen Daenerys Targaryen in “Game of Thrones” well it is now your chance to emulate her in the Dragon Boat Racing !!!!!!!!!!! On Sunday 1st September 2019 at Tees Barrage – Stockton-on-Tees teams will take part in this years newest event …Read More »
  • Lumley Lodge No. 5807 – Durham 2021 Festival Social

    Lumley Lodge No. 5807 – Durham 2021 Festival Social

    Extraordinary Support Lumley Lodge in Chester-le-Street have held their Annual Social in support of our sponsored cycle events. Organised by Craig Pattison and Craig Gartside, both of whom are part of the support driving crew for this year’s 3 Province Cycle Ride, this was the 3rd such event that Lumley …Read More »
  • Jarrow Grange Lodge No. 8551 – Gold Presentation

    Jarrow Grange Lodge No. 8551 – Gold Presentation

    Jarrow Grange Lodge No. 8551 Gold Presentation The Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Michael Graham made a formal visit to Jarrow Grange Lodge on Monday the 13th May 2019 who meet at the Masonic Hall Grange Road Jarrow. The purpose of his visit was to present the Provincial Grand Masters Award …Read More »
  • Durham 2021 Festival Coastal Walk 2019

    Durham 2021 Festival Coastal Walk 2019

    Coastal Walk in aid of the Durham 2021 Festival On Sunday 12th May 2019 the Brethren and families of the Durham Province set off for a 12 mile coastal walk from Crimdon Dene to Seaham Masonic Centre.  The Festival Director started off the walk announcing that even before the 22 …Read More »
  • Barnard Lodge No. 1230 – Gold Presentation

    Barnard Lodge No. 1230 – Gold Presentation

    On Friday 3rd May 2019 was a very special celebration for the visitors and members of Barnard lodge, who meet at the Masonic hall in Barnard Castle. Both the Provincial Grand Master, John Arthur, and the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Stephen Walker, were in attendance to join in the celebration …Read More »
  • Lodge of Freedom No. 4027 – Gold Presentation

    Lodge of Freedom No. 4027 – Gold Presentation

    On Wednesday 1st May 2019 saw the Lodge of Freedom open its doors to welcome members and guests to its meeting in this the 99th year since its founding with all looking forward to the Centenary celebrations in 2020. On this occasion it welcomed Deputy Provincial Grand Master Stephen William Walker …Read More »
  • Westoe Lodge No. 4750 – Gold Presentation

    Westoe Lodge No. 4750 – Gold Presentation

    Westoe Lodge No. 4750 Gold Presentation At the April 2019 meeting of Westoe Lodge No. 4750, in South Shields, took on a very special significance, as it saw the Lodge celebrate reaching its Durham 2021 Festival Gold Award. Michael Graham, the Assistant Provincial Grand Master was warmly welcomed into the …Read More »
  • 3 Province Cycle Ride – Update April 2019

    3 Province Cycle Ride – Update April 2019

    The Durham 2021 Festival – 3 Province Cycle Ride April 2019 Update As of the 23rd April we have 37 riders and 6 support drivers signed up for this years sponsored cycle ride. There are 3 spaces available due to a number of injury enforced withdrawals so if anyone is …Read More »

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