Somerset Freemasons

News and Events

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DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Somerset Craft Lodge meetings for week commencing:-
Monday 8th February 2016
See Lodge Pages for meeting times
  • Monday 8th; Lodge of Perpetual Friendship 135 - Bridgwater,
    Lodge of Honour 379 - Bath, St. Keyna Lodge 1833 - Keynsham,
    Fidelity and Sincerity Lodge 1966 - Wellington (PFV)
  • Monday 8th; John De Clivedon Lodge 7824 - Clevedon
    Tuesday 9th; Nyanza Lodge 1197 - Illminster
    Alfred and Guthrum Lodge 4535 - Wedmore
  • Tuesday 9th; , Saint Bernard Lodge 5361 Minehead,
    Taunton School Lodge 8215 - Taunton,
    Kenneth Kinnersley Lodge 9218 - Midsomer Norton
  • Wednesday 10th; Coleridge lodge 1750 - Clevedon,
    Winscombe Lodge 6474 - Yatton (PFV)
  • Thursday 11th; Lodge of Science 437 - Wincanton,
    Royal Somerset Lodge 973 - Frome (PFV),
    Portcullis Lodge 2038 - Langport (INST)
  • Thursday 11th;
    Somerset Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge 9188 - Wedmore
    Friday 12th; Royal Naval Lodge 2761 - Yeovil
  • Friday 12th; King Alfred Lodge 3169 - Weston Super Mare,
    Priory Lodge 6913 - Keynsham,
    Woodspring Lodge 8791 - Yatton (PTV)
  • Friday 12th; Olympian Lodge 9703 - Nailsea (INST)

    Saturday 13th; Eldon Lodge 1755 - Clevedon

Provincial Grand Lodge Annual General Meeting - 31st March 2016 - Details

Provincial News

New - Grand Charity donates £75,000 to Flood Relief in Lancashire and Yorkshire
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New - Clevedon Masonic Hall play host to a very successful Initiates Brunch
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Cumbria Floods & The Cumberland & Westmorland Flood Appeal - Somerset donates £10000
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Jessie May Trust extend their thanks to Woodspring Lodge and the Province of Somerset
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Somerset British Red Cross receive masonic donation of £50,000
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Masonic Art Group proposed for Somerset
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Sir Tony Robinson sheds light on some common myths about Freemasonry
Two million historic Freemasons records published online

Do you want to find out more about your historic lodge members or Freemason ancestors?
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Appointments and Promotions 2016-2017
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Masonic Charitable Foundation - update
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Somerset Grants Presentation Evening
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Major donation to Scouts - A huge success.
(See Charity news section for other significant donations made by the Freemasons’ Grand Charity)
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Recent Provincial news Items

Freemasons Grand Charity donates over £800k to UK charities
Freemasons receive a massive “Thank-you” from the Community Council for Somerset
Presentation of equipment to Great Western Air Ambulance
Masonic Charitable Foundation - A new charity for Freemasons, for families, for everyone
Knights Templar Team victorious at the 2015 Inter Degree Provincial Golf Challenge
New Membership Development Strategy announced by Assistant Provincial Grand Master
Portishead Lifeboat Station Dedication Ceremony - 20th June 2015
MSF Silver Jubilee Fund Members invited to vote on research project support
Adair Club Launches new website
“Be Prepared”: W.Bro. Ben Batley APGM
congratulates Scout leaders

For earlier items go to News Archive

Lodge News

New - Rex Roe receives 50 year certificate
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New - Somerset Farmers raise £2,000 for Breathability Charity
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New - Elizabethan Lodge enjoy a Burns Festive Board
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Double celebrations at Loyal Vacation 6209
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W.BRo. John Pearson PJGD achieves 60 years in Masonry
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Royal Somerset Lodge make valued charitable donations
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W.Bro. Garry Holman PPrSGD (Herts) Installed as Master of Exmoor Lodge
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Elizabethan Lodge Initiate Bath Rugby Player, Kane Palmer-Newport
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Estune Lodge

W.Bro. Simon Eden Initiates his Son Timothy
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Vale of Brislington - Dragon Boat Champions
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Forest of Mendip Lodge fund a cupboard for Blagdon Rainbows!
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Exmoor Lodge hold their Charity Presentation Evening
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Nailsea Masonic Centre and Estune Lodge embrace the essence of Christmas
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Wessex and King Alfred start Christmas celebrations with a charity evening
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Recent Lodge news Items

Eldon Lodge members historical journey recreated
W.Bro. Harry Price completes 50 years in masonry, whilst Bro. Chris Kimmins commences his first
Tivoli Lodge hold their Christmas Carol Service.
Lodge awarded its first Ashlar
Kitchen refurbishment complete at Taunton Masonic Hall
St Alphege Lodge visit Northern Ireland
King Alfred Lodge presented with First Ashlar
Clevedon Minor Injuries Unit receive 2500th Teddy
Estune Lodge make contribution towards Tercentenary Appeal
Richard Pearce celebrates 60 years in Freemasonry
Weston Freemasons make presentation to Weston Hospicecare
Western Gazette report on Hanging Chapel Open Day
Quantock Lodge receive Travelling Trowel from Unanimity & Sincerity
Brotherly Love dedicate refurbished Globes
Clevedon Lodges support Marathon Runner
Estune Lodge enjoy a Grand day out
Queen’s College Lodge enjoy convivial October meeting
Wraxall Lodge celebrate 300th meeting
Quantock Lodge receives 1st Ashar


For earlier items go to
News Archive

Future Events

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  • Progression to the Masters Chair Seminars - Details
    Clevedon - 29th Feb 2016
    Yeovil - 21st March 2016
    Midsomer Norton - 25th Apr 2016
  • Provincial Grand Lodge of Somerset Annual General Meeting
    Thursday 31st March 2016
    Webbington Hotel
    Details

  • Provincial Church Service
    Sunday 10th April 2016
    Wells Cathedral
  • SMFA Sunday Lunch
    Sunday 21st February 2016
    See details
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Lodge Events

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  • “Talking Heads - The next step: Into the Royal Arch”
    Nailsea Masonic Hall
    Friday 4th March
    Details

  • Somerset Provincial Team Visit Somersetshire Lodge London
    Wednesday 9th March
    Mark Masons’ Hall
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