The six Masonic Orders that meet in Burnham on Sea, united in donating the money for six new trees, which have been officially unveiled in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge, to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Craft, Holy Royal Arch, Mark, Royal Ark Mariners, Order of the Secret Monitor and Amulet, all joined together in donating to commemorate this historic occasion.
Burnham Freemasons have planted the new silver birches at Highbridge’s Apex Park and Burnham’s Crosses Penn. Burnham and Highbridge’s Mayor, Cllr Mike Facey, and Deputy Mayor Cllr Andy Hodge attended the unveiling of the trees and new plaques during ceremonies held in both towns on Saturday (April 23rd), pictured here.
Burnham Freemasons’ Charity Steward John Chinn explained that members wanted to fund a local, lasting initiative to mark the Jubilee.The Mayor added: “On behalf of residents and the Town Council, we thank the Freemasons for their kind donation of these trees to mark the Jubilee.”