NEA Almoner Workshop – Book in now!

The North East Area Almoner, W.Bro. Nick Doyle, invites you to a workshop presented by W.Bro. Neil Morse the Provincial Grand Almoner at the Bordon Masonic Centre on February 25th at 10:00am.

Almoners, Masters, Members, Partners, and any future aspiring Almoners are most welcome.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing: doyleandco@googlemail.com

Details are here, on the calendar event.

Woodlarks and Rose of Hampshire Lodge

The Rose of Hampshire Lodge No. 8463 have recently been able to provide an amazing donation to the Woodlarks Campsite charity.

W.Bro. Keith Bullingham was honoured to present a cheque for over £500 to the Caretakers at Woodlarks Campsite for the Disabled. The money will enable Woodlarks to continue to provide a Christmas Grotto in 2017 where disabled Children can visit Santa and receive a gift appropriate to the individual child’s needs. He is assisted by the Lodges Charity Steward Bro. Paul Matthews and Bro. Len Amos, who helped to increase the donation with the sale of Charity Teddy Bears.

Woodlarks is a Charity providing holidays for disabled men, women and children in a series of one week summer camps, with the camps being run on a purely voluntary basis. Please see www.woodlarks.org.uk for more information.

Tercentenary Thanksgiving Service at Winchester

Brethren, the Tercentenary thanksgiving service will be held at Winchester Cathedral on 19th March 2017. If you wish to attend please be seated 17:30, for a prompt 18:00 start time.

The Provincial Grand Master has agreed that regalia collars may be worn with a lounge suit.

This should be a wonderful event!

Farnborough Masonic Centre Christmas Fun Day

The Farnborough Masonic Centre will be hosting a Christmas Family Fun Day on Sunday 18th December from 11am to 3pm.

The following will be available:

  • Bouncy Castle
  • Mini Disco
  • Christmas Meat Prize Draw
  • Post your letters to Lapland

The entry cost is £1 per Adult and kids under 10 are free!

The Bar will be open, with tea, coffee, mince pies and cake also available.

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Zetland Meeting on Saturday 19th November

Zetland Lodge No 515 are holding their next Regular Lodge Meeting on Saturday, 19th November at the Aldershot Masonic Centre. They will be starting at 12:45 p.m. and should end around 5:00pm. The ceremony will be a 2nd Degree.

Any Brother wishing to dine should contact the Lodge Secretary by the 13th November. Every visitor can rely on a warm welcome and cheery company at the festive board from one of the oldest lodges in the Province.

Zetland Lodge No. 515

Don’t Forget the Race Night in Bordon

The Bordon Masonic Centre team are holding a Race night on the 19th November 2016 start at 7pm.  The entrance fee is £8 with a buffet meal.  There will be nine races over the evening with eight Horses/Dogs per race.

For more details and to book in please contact Ian MacGrain – imacgrain@sky.com 07800 719044

Organised on behalf of the Bordon Masonic Centre

Remembrance Sunday Church Service

The APGM William Withers invites you to join him at the Aldershot Garrison Church on the 13th of November, for a service of Remembrance. The doors open at 10:00am and the service will commence at 10:30am.

Following the service a curry lunch will be provided (£16 per head) at the Farnborough Masonic Centre. Please book your lunch place with Colin Wicks (email on Flyer).

Please note that collars may be worn during the service.

The North East Area Christmas Ball!!

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Brethren,

The North East Area and Light Blue event teams are organising a Christmas Ball at the Elvetham Hotel on the 26th November, starting at 7pm. The event is open to all Masons and their friends.

Prices and booking information are available on the attached flyer.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The Farnborough Masonic Centre will be hosting a coffee morning tomorrow in support of the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.  If you are available, and fancy popping in for a coffee and a chat, then you’ll receive a warm welcome and assist with helping this worthy cause.

 

Understanding Dementia

The Mid Wessex Lodge of Installed Masters No. 8859 are hosting V.W.Bro. Chris Caine PGSwdB, Grand Vice President of The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution, who will be delivering a presentation on “Understanding Dementia”. If you are interested in attending, please contact the Lodge Secretary W.Bro. John Goss – jgoss@btinternet.com