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7th October 2019 0 Comments admin

Out Of The Blue – A £1000 Legacy

Out of the blue, we recently received a legacy of £1000 from the Estate of the late Ruth Kathleen Tobias which was a mystery as no one in the Lodge could remember a “Tobias” being a member - curiosity duly whetted an investigation was begun to try to find if there was a masonic … more
2nd June 2019 0 Comments Lodge Mentor

Berkshire Masons support Lift for Lifelites

Berkshire Freemasons were at Donnington Castle, complete with a vintage Alvis Car, to support the Lifelites chief executive in her challenge to visit 48 locations in 15 days. Two Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope Freemasons, Brian Sylvester and Brian Bicknell met Simone Enefer-Doy at the iconic castle … more
24th May 2019 0 Comments Lodge Mentor

Bangers & Mash

Over the last 7 or so years, we have made the last Lodge of Instruction of our Masonic season a social gathering. So after about 45 minutes at the Centre, 22 of us congregated at the Spotted Dog at Cold Ash for a beer or 2, bangers & mash (with onion gravy and plenty of veg) and a pud - food … more
8th May 2019 0 Comments admin

May Meeting

Our May Regular Meeting was a slight change to the planned, as our Candidate was called away on work commitments at short notice. Nevertheless, the work in the Centre was followed by a well supported Festive Board at the Newbury & Crookham Golf Club. The Raffle attracted a good number of … more
1st May 2019 One Comment Lodge Mentor

Quantock Lodge does us Proud

5 Newbury Freemasons from Hope Lodge traveled over many borders to visit Quantock Lodge No. 4446, a North Somerset Lodge based in the harbour town of Watchet. We were invited as personal guests of the Worshipful Master (seen here in the background), who is also a Member of Hope Lodge. Worshipful … more