Royal Ark Mariner Grand Ranks

25th October 2016

The Provincial Grand Master was recently delighted to announce that the Most Worshipful Grand Master had been pleased to confer the above rank on W.Bro.Dick Mussell, Chaplain of Tewkesbury Abbey RAM Lodge No 1238 and its Commander in 2000, and on W.Bro.Allan Peates, Director of Ceremonies of Stow on the Wold RAM Lodge No 1374 and its Commander in 2003.

They will be invested at Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street on Tuesday December 13th, followed by a Dinner at The Grand Connaught Rooms.

Province to Mark Tercentenary of Craft

25th October 2016
The Provincial Executive have agreed that £2000 of the proceeds of the Keystone 400 Club contribution to the Province will be donated to the respective Craft Provinces of Gloucestershire & Herefordshire in support of their respective Festival Appeals. This is felt particularly appropriate in this Tercentenary Year of the Craft, as we are dependant on the Craft for our supply of candidates for advancement and elevation. This will bring the total so far donated by the Mark Province to each Craft Festival to £1500.

Stolen - Provincial Sword of Kent

Kent Mark Provincial Sword
3rd October 2016

Please spread the word to be on the look out for anyone offering to sell this Ceremonial Sword.

It belongs to the Province of Kent and was in the car, of a Provincial Officer, which was stolen.

The car has since been found minus the sword – please contact our Provincial Secretary through this site if you see or hear of anything that might prove useful in tracing the Sword.