Unity 58 continuing to grow

On Sunday 4th February Unity Lodge No. 58 meeting at The Cloisters in Letchworth welcomed three new members – Mariana, Ebru and Ainka. The Past Grand Master Christine Chapman took the Chair for this meeting.

Brazil comes to Sussex

Five more members for Brazil

Sussex Lodge 17 was delighted to facilitate the admission of five more members for Brazil at a meeting of Sussex Lodge 17 in Freemasons’ Hall, Lewes. It was a joint effort involving members and visitors who also Passed the five Brazilian Initiates on the same day.

Enthronement of Grand Master Carol Cole

Grand Master Carol Cole and Grand Lodge Officers

Grand Master Carol Cole was enthroned as Grand Master on Sunday 28th January. The ceremony took place at the Ottoman Temple, Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen St, London.

Armed Forces Covenant

Signing at Harrow

HFAF Freemasonry for Women was pleased to sign the Armed Forces Covenant at Harrow & District Masonic Centre on 23rd November. The signatories were Most Worshipful Bro Christine Chapman, Grand Master and Lt. Col Heather Saunders representing the Ministry of Defence.

Signing the AFC
the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant

Visiting the Province

Our annual trip to the North-West

The MW Grand Master and Grand Lodge Officers were pleased to visit our Provincial brethren in the North in October. For those that arrived on the Monday the Provincial Executive hosted a welcome meal at a nearby restaurant. Tuesday we attended a meeting of St Annes 32 for a Passing ceremony and a buffet Festive Board at a nearby hotel. A social evening on the Wednesday saw us at the St Annes Palace, a local masonic hall which was converted from a former cinema. We rounded off the visit on Thursday with a meeting of the Royal Ark Mariners Lodge moored to Cornerstone Mark Lodge 3, which was held at the Rangemoor Temple and followed by a colorful in-house Festive Board.

The Isle of Brothers in Freemasonry

September saw a unique event on the Isle of Man when a contingent of women Freemasons were invited to attend the Annual Provincial Investiture meeting on Friday 22nd which had also been opened to family and friends.


The Grand Master Christine Chapman led a contingent of members of Freemasonry for Women members from the mainland and the Isle of Man.
PGM Martin Blackburn organised a tour of the island on the Saturday for us.

Tranquility 52 Installation

Yvonne continues the good work

WM Yvonne was Installed into the Chair for another year’s work. Yvonne flies out to the Costa Blanca lodge for every meeting. A truly dedicated freemason. On this occasion the Assistant Grand Master Maxine Sherman led a delegation from the UK to visit the lodge.

Surrey Thanksgiving

Province of Surrey held their annual Thanksgiving service at Guildford Cathedral on Sunday 17th September. Grand Master Christine Chapman was pleased to attend accompanied by RW Bro Jane Walbancke, Junior Grand Warden.

Making their Mark

Brothers looking to make their Mark in India

White Stone of Essex Mark 5

Bro Sadhana and Bro Smitha Rao were Advanced into White Stone of Essex Mark Lodge No 5 at Rochford, Essex in July. They are both members of Bharati Lodge No. 56 in Delhi.

Pale Blue Club Spring Social

The Pale Blue Club was delighted to be able to offer its first online event of the year for members and prospective members. Actor and Freemason, Vas Blackwood entertained his audience with his recollections of his masonic journey and acting career.

Pale Blue Club spring event
An invitation to Pale Blue Club Spring Social
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