• John Rippon – Cowman Triathlon & ChillSwim Challenge

    John Rippon – Cowman Triathlon & ChillSwim Challenge

    “Cowman Triathlon & ChillSwim Challenge” JOHN RIPPON This year John is doing two fantastic events. The ‘Cowman’, a half distance triathlon in Northampton, and a ChillSwim, swimming the length of Coniston water, 5.25miles. A half distance Triathlon is a 1.9km swim, then a 90km cycle ride, and then (as if …Read More »
  • Sunderland Marathon – Stuart Major

    Sunderland Marathon – Stuart Major

      SUNDERLAND HALF MARATHON in aid of the Durham 2021 Festival Appeal SUNDAY 10TH MAY 2020 This will be Stuart Major’s third half marathon, only his second in the north east and the first one which starts and finishes with in the bounds of the Province. Stuart started running in …Read More »
  • December Newsletter 2019

    December Newsletter 2019

  • Simplyhealth 40th Great North Run

    Simplyhealth 40th Great North Run

    Simplyhealth 40th Great North Run is to take place on Sunday 13th September 2020, places will be going fast book your place once open and when you have been allocated a place let the Durham 2021 Festival Secretary know paul.quinn@durham2021.org Do not worry if you are unsuccessful once the ballot …Read More »
  • Durham 2021 Festival Auction – Winners

    Durham 2021 Festival Auction – Winners

    DURHAM 2021 FESTIVAL AUCTION Congratulations to all those who bid on the items and won, apologies to those who were unsuccessful. The Auction was a one off way of trying to raise funds for the 2021 Festival and we managed to raise the tremendous sum of £9,300 towards our target. …Read More »
  • Breaking News

    Breaking News

    A message from the PGM Brethren, as we approach the end of year 4 in our 5-year Festival in aid of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys which will end early in 2021. I have just announced that we have passed our original target and we have now …Read More »
  • Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 – Platinum Presentation

    Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 – Platinum Presentation

    Corinthian Spirit at Corinthian Lodge!   The November meeting of Corinthian Lodge No 5808, saw their magnificent charitable achievements recognised by the Provincial Grand Master John Arthur. John, accompanied by a team of Provincial Officers, was delighted to award Corinthian Lodge with their Platinum Certificate and Award on the evening. …Read More »
  • 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 »

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