The Lodge of St. Theodore No. 8536 hosted a very successful and enjoyable 2021 Festival Awards Presentation on 11th April 2016 in Port Talbot.
The Festival Vice-President, VW.Bro. Roy Woodward DPGM, opened the event by thanking the Worshipful Master W.Bro. Jason Heatman and the members of the Lodge for their generosity in hosting the event. He also thanked all the Brethren for attending and giving their support. The Temple was full to capacity which demonstrated the depth of feeling for the success of the Festival.
The 2021 Festival for the RMBI held its latest celebration of success in Merthyr, on the 4th February hosted by the historic Loyal Cambrian Lodge No. 110.
The Temple in Merthyr was filled to capacity to receive the Rt. W.Bro Gareth Jones OBE, PGM accompanied by V.W.Bro Roy Woodward DPGM, four of his Assistant Provincial Grand Masters, Provincial Secretary and the Chair of the Festival Committee Sir Paul Williams.
The PGM thanked the Loyal Cambrian Lodge for hosting the event and outlined the importance of the Festival.
Sir Paul Williams was then invited to address the Brethren. He began by thanking the PGM and DPGM for their support and advice as President and Deputy President of the Festival. He then went on to acknowledged the outstanding support he and his committee had received from the Brethren. The feedback he had received from his presentations and visits to Lodges throughout the Province was that the target of £5million was achievable providing as many brethren as possible throughout the Province commit to make a donation of £500 or more.
Loyal Cambrian Lodge No. 110 will host a meeting at the Merthyr Tydfil Masonic Hall at 7 Park Terrace, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8RF on 4th February 2016 to celebrate the achievements of the Province in the first year of the 2021 Festival.
The Lodge will open at 6.30pm and Visitors received 6.40pm
The Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. Gareth Jones OBE and W.Bro. Sir Paul M. Williams OBE DL KStJ PJGD will be in attendance.
Brethren wishing to attend should send their reservation with names of guests and payment to Loyal Cambrian Lodge Secretary using the form attached.
Celebrating the first year’s success of South Wales Province 2021 Festival
Festival Chairman WBro Sir Paul Williams OBE DL KStJ PJGD gave a report to Brethren at a celebration of the success of the first year of the South Wales Province 2021 Festival in aid of the Royal Masonic Benevolent Fund (RMBI) at Ogmore Lodge 1752 on Monday 30th November 2015.
“On behalf of my Committee, our thanks goes to Ogmore Lodge for hosting this event and I am delighted to see they are leading by example and will be one of the recipients of an award this evening.