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7th October 2019 0 Comments Webmaster

Out Of The Blue – A One Thousand Pound 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

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

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 Webmaster

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

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
28th April 2019 0 Comments

DC get a Promotion – Provincial Grand Carpet Cleaner

Is this a new beginning for our multi skilled DC? His talents know no bounds as he demonstrates his domestic skills in full view of the Master Elect whilst others rush into the Lodge to behold the … more
25th April 2019 0 Comments

MEZ Hope Chapter and WM Hungerford Mark at Supreme Grand Chapter

The Worshipful Master of Hungerford Lodge of Mark Master Masons and the First Principle of Hope Chapter take a well earned break and enjoy a pint (or two) after a recent visit to Supreme Grand … more
19th April 2019 One Comment

New Blog Launched

The new Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope blog is now up and running. Watch out for new posts in the near future. Thanks for your support from all the Lodge … more