After a last-minute change of venue due to Slough moving into Tier 2, the Provincial Grand Lodge of Buckinghamshire met this morning under the ‘rule of six’ at Marlow Masonic Centre.
The introduction of the local tier system to control Covid-19 has raised more questions regarding Lodge meetings and if, or how they might go ahead. UGLE has prepared some useful information which can be accessed directly from a new ‘Covid-19 Member Guidance’ menu item on the UGLE website.
On 16th October 2019, sixteen Buckinghamshire Freemasons along with their partners and friends were invited to a private evening at Waddesdon Manor by Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity in celebration of their 30th anniversary and to give thanks for all that the Masons do for their charity by way of fundraising, donations and of course, volunteering.
Buckinghamshire Motorcycle Lodge may only be 3 years old but it is already gaining a reputation for being both different and exciting.
The Kop Hill Climb Festival, Princes Risborough, celebrated its 10th year since being reinstated as an historic car event on the weekend of 21st/22nd September 2019, and I was fortunate in being invited to exhibit my classic car on the Buckinghamshire Provincial Grand Lodge stand along with other members and their cars of the Bucks Classic Car Lodge.
Beaconsfield Lodge held a brief formal meeting before closing and inviting partners and friends of both the Beaconsfield a Wraysbury Lodges to join them in the small Temple at the Slough Masonic to hear a talk about “What we Masons do”.
A presentation was given, aimed at debunking many of the myths and misconceptions that continue to circulate about Freemasonry.
This was well received with those participating creating a relaxed, convivial and light-hearted atmosphere. A number of questions were asked by an engaged audience, all of which were answered in a suitable manner.
After the presentation concluded, a light meal was had in the main dining room, which included a combined general knowledge and Freemasonry quiz, followed by a bumper raffle.
The Marlow Valley Lodge Meeting held on 25th September featured a proud Grandfather, W. Bro Bill Stacey who was the Master, raising his grandson Bro. Henry Sherwin.
Grand Father Bill, has presided over each of Henry's three degrees.
The evening was further enhanced by the visit of Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro John Clark.
The Worshipful Master. Charles Coste, and his Lady cordially invite you to their Ladies Festival. This invitation is extended to your friends and relations as the event is open to non-Masons.
Cymbeline Lodge 9004 celebrated the 75th D-Day Anniversary with a lunch at the Bell Hotel in Winslow, where over £900 was raised for the Festival Fortnight.