• Annual Real Ale & Cider Festival – Chester-le-Street Masonic Centre

    Annual Real Ale & Cider Festival – Chester-le-Street Masonic Centre

    Annual Real Ale & Cider Festival Chester Le Street Masonic Centre’s Annual Real Ale and Cider Festival in aid of the Durham 2021 Festival will be daily on the first weekend in July 2019 from Thursday 4th July to the Sunday 7th July 2019. Normal Licencing laws apply. This has …Read More »
  • Avalon Lodge No. 7647 – Silver Presentation

    Avalon Lodge No. 7647 – Silver Presentation

    Avalon Lodge No. 7647 Silver Presentation The Area Director for the West region Bill Hobson made the special journey to Avalon Lodge No. 7647 to Blackhill Masonic Centre, where he had the great pleasure of presenting The Silver Award and Pin Badge to the Lodge Charity Steward, D W Graham. …Read More »
  • February Newsletter 2019

    February Newsletter 2019

  • Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 – Silver Presentation

    Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 – Silver Presentation

    Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 Silver Presentation  Congratulations to Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 on achieving the Silver Award for the Durham 2021 Festival appeal at there February 2019 meeting. The AsstProvGM and Festival Director John Thompson had the pleasure of presenting the Silver PIN Badge to the Lodge Charity …Read More »
  • Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 – “A Night to Remember”

    Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 – “A Night to Remember”

    WEAR VALLEY LODGE No. 1121 presents TITANIC “A Night to Remember” Wear Valley Lodge No. 1121 are to hold a “Titanic – A Night to Remember” themed night in aid of the Durham 2021 Festival appeal. Includes a 4 course meal and themed entertainment. Dress code for the event is …Read More »
  • Trinity Lodge No. 4751 – Platinum Presentation

    Trinity Lodge No. 4751 – Platinum Presentation

    Trinity Lodge No. 4751 Platinum Presentation Trinity Lodge No. 4751, who meet in Darlington, were celebrating achieving Platinum for their Durham 2021 Festival target at the January 2019 meeting.   At the meeting Steven Wilcock presented John Arthur, the Provincial Grand Master for the Province of Durham, with a cheque for …Read More »
  • Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 – Gold Presentation

    Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 – Gold Presentation

    Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 Gold Presentation Many congratulations to Corinthian Lodge No. 5808 on achieving their Gold target award. The AsstProvGM John Thompson had the pleasure of presenting the Gold pin to Charity Steward Jamie Rielly and the certificate to newly installed Worshipful Master Paul Westgarth. The evening started with an …Read More »
  • Norman Lodge No. 1334 – Gold Presentation

    Norman Lodge No. 1334 – Gold Presentation

    Norman Lodge No. 1334 Gold Presentation Norman Lodge was in celebratory mood during their January meeting when The Assistant Provincial Grand Master, John Paul Thompson was on hand to mark the membership’s outstanding achievement of reaching their 2021 Festival Gold Award. The evening began, in celebratory mood when Frederick Colley …Read More »
  • Amity Lodge No. 3193 – Gold Presentation

    Amity Lodge No. 3193 – Gold Presentation

    Amity Lodge No. 3193 Gold Presentation The brethren of Amity Lodge No. 3193 welcomed the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Stephen William Walker, to its Annual Installation meeting on Thursday 17th January at the Wearside Masonic Temple, Burdon Road, Sunderland. It was also a special celebratory evening for the brethren of Amity Lodge, …Read More »
  • Fenwick Lodge No. 1389 – Gold Presentation

    Fenwick Lodge No. 1389 – Gold Presentation

    Fenwick Lodge No. 1389 Gold Presentation Gold is a chemical element with a symbol Au (from Latin: aurum) with an atomic number of 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. In its purest form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable and …Read More »
  • Lodge of Philanthropy No. 940 – Silver Presentation

    Lodge of Philanthropy No. 940 – Silver Presentation

    Lodge of Philanthropy No. 940 SILVER AWARD PRESENTATION Congratulations to Lodge of Philanthropy No 940 on achieving the Durham 2021 Festival Silver Award. South Area Director Mike Smithies had the greatest of pleasure in presenting the Silver PIN Badge to the Lodge Charity Steward and SW Master Elect Ian Franks.Read More »
  • Gateshead Fell Lodge No. 4349 – Silver Presentation

    Gateshead Fell Lodge No. 4349 – Silver Presentation

    Congratulations to Gateshead Fell Lodge No 4349 on achieving the Durham 2021 Festival Silver Award. Ian Turnbull had the greatest of pleasure in presenting the Silver PIN Badge to the Lodge Charity Steward Roy Young. At the festive board Ian Turnbull delivered a short talk to the assembled Brethren and …Read More »
  • Grand Draw 2018 – Special Meeting of PGL of Durham

    Grand Draw 2018 – Special Meeting of PGL of Durham

    GRAND DRAW 2018 At the Special meeting of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham on Friday 30th November 2018 the Assistant Provincial Grand Master / Festival Director John Thompson and the Grand Draw organiser Andrew Foster made the draw after the meeting for the cash prizes. Tickets have been sold …Read More »
  • Quest Lodge No. 7102 – Gold Presentation

    Quest Lodge No. 7102 – Gold Presentation

    Festive Cheer For Quest   The Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Craig Steel and our Festival Secretary Paul Quinn had a pleasing task to perform at Quest Lodges’ Carol Service. After a rather entertaining ‘alternative nativity’ play, performed by the lodge members and their partners, Craig presented the master, Ken Sheppard …Read More »
  • Mount Kilimanjaro Trek – Richard Kettlewell VoT Lodge No. 5016

    Mount Kilimanjaro Trek – Richard Kettlewell VoT Lodge No. 5016

    Inspired by the 3 Peaks Challenge to go higher!!   On February 11th 2019 will be flying to Tanzania to trek up Mount Kilimanjaro.  Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania.  It is the highest mountain in …Read More »
  • November Newsletter 2018

    November Newsletter 2018

  • Vane Lodge No. 3110 – Bronze Presentation

    Vane Lodge No. 3110 – Bronze Presentation

    Vane Lodge No. 3110 Bronze Award Presentation At a meeting held on Friday 12th October 2018 the Durham 2021 Festival West Area Director, Bill Hobson attended Vane Lodge No. 3110 to present the Lodge Charity Geoff Duncan with the Bronze Pin Badge and Award. The Area Director then went on …Read More »
  • St Lawrence Lodge No. 6042 – Gold Presentation

    St Lawrence Lodge No. 6042 – Gold Presentation

    St. Lawrence Lodge No. 6042 Gold Award Presentation Many congratulations to the Brethren of St Lawrence Lodge who have blasted through their festival target. Many of the brethren took part in our sponsorship events this year which leave them very close to the Platinum Award. Our new AsstProvGM Michael Graham had the …Read More »
  • Lodge of Loyalty No. 8635 – Gold Presentation

    Lodge of Loyalty No. 8635 – Gold Presentation

      At the recent meeting of Lodge of Loyalty No. 8635 in Queen Street, Sunderland the brethren welcomed the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Simon Craig Steele, to its annual Trafalgar evening.  It was also a special evening in the Lodge as the Lodge had reached its 2021 Festival target. After …Read More »
  • Willington Lodge No. 4028 – Bronze Presentation

    Willington Lodge No. 4028 – Bronze Presentation

    Willington Lodge No. 4028 The Durham 2021 Festival West Area Director Bill Hobson had the greatest of pleasure on Friday 12th October 2018 to present the Lodge Charity Steward – Geoff Duncan with the Bronze PIN Badge to celebrate the Lodge achieving 33% of the Lodge target. The Area Director …Read More »

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