The Provincial Grand Senior Warden W Bro. Brian Parkins pays a visit to Bon Accord Mark Lodge T.I , or 'Much Ado About A Cake'. Bro Gary Mancini was advanced into the degree in an excellent ceremony and afterwards welcomed into the lodge by the PGSW and also one of its members R.W Bro David Ashbolt P.G.M. After a very enjoyable carvery repast and much convivial banter the evening continued with a fun filled game of heads or tails for the magnificent prize of one of APGM Jerry Gangadeen's famous cakes - also raising £75 for the charity column.
The Dramatic Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 487 welcomed W Bro Jerry Gangadeen P.G.M.O accompanied by a delegate of Provincial Grand Officers to the lodge for the installation of W Bro. David Jones who is also, by special dispensation, the W.M of St John's Wood Lodge. Afterwards at the festive board a most enjoyable meal and some good repartee was had by all, topped off by the search for the true meaning of APGM's Portuguese cake recipe, one ingredient of which is I believe still a mystery.
Well, what a terrific afternoon of brilliant Mark ritual we experienced when Bro. Lui Hui was Installed in the chair of Carnarvon Lodge No 616. Immediately after the Installation W. Bro. Lui Advanced Bro. Aria into the Mark Degree and had arranged that during this Advancement ceremony he would be tested for the Silver Pin Award by none other that W. Bro. Tom Quinn DPGM.
Although there was no ceremony we were royally entertained by W Bro Rohit Pattni who presented a Lecture on the foundations of Mark Masonry which was extremely well received by everyone.
The Main Order of the day was the Installation of W Bro Ian as Worshipful Master which was undertaken with great sincerity by the outgoing Master.
It was a very happy meeting and although few in number the quality of Members and Guests was excellent!!
Keystone Mark Lodge 107 and its RAM Hospitallers 107 welcomed APGM Henry Hobson P.G.J.D to their meetings on the 9th February to witness a most en