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Business Persons Lunch 2018 – Dragon Court, Cardiff

In Support of the 2021 Festival

Friday 28th September 2018

12.00 for 12.30pm at

Dragon Court
8 Leckwith Rd, Cardiff, CF11 8EG

Dress code: Jacket & Tie

with Guest Speaker
Clive Rowlands OBE, Welsh Rugby Legend

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Wales Air Ambulance and Neath Port Talbot MIU take delivery of TLC Bears

On Thursday 26th July TLC Chairman W.Bro. Colin Grey accompanied by W.Bro. Peter Williams delivered the first TLC bears to the Wales Children’s Air Ambulance, after which W.Bro. Colin Grey then delivered 72 TLC Bears to Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Minor Injury Unit.

This was only made possible by the Masonic Province of South Wales members and lodges generosity in supporting this charity.

Tudor Lodge Summer Ball raises over £4,000

Tudor Lodge held a spectacular Summer Ball in June.

Peter Hopkins masterminded the plan and 100 Brethren and friends gathered at the St Mellons Country Club to dance, dine and dig deeply into their pockets as they enjoyed the balmy summer evening.  The raffle and auction raised £4,314 which was divided equally between Noah’s Ark and the Masonic 2021 Festival.


Andrew Gretton accepted the cheque for the RMBI and Lucy Jones the cheque for Noah’s Ark.

Peter Hopkins thanked those who had donated gifts and generous prizes. This was the culmination of many years as Secretary of Tudor Lodge, an office Peter will relinquish in September 2018.

Festival Golf Day – 2018

Teams of 4 Players using the
Stableford format

£130 per team which includes:
Bacon Roll and Coffee on arrival, Green Fees,
On-course Refreshments and 2 Course Dinner to finish.
Excellent prizes for the winners and runners up.
Including a unique competition within a competition for the

Masonic Ryder Cup

12 players East and 12 West of the Province will be selected from the entered teams to compete for the Cup, currently held by the East of the Province.

TEAM CAPTAINS
WBro Alan Gardener APGM – EAST
VWBro Roy Woodward DPGM – WEST

Competition includes a special guest team of famous Rugby Celebrities
Masonic and non masonic golfers all welcome.

Tee times from 9.00am to 2.00pm

To book please contact
Alan Gardener: M: 07904048817  E: alangardener@nullsky.com
Phil Osborne: M: 07774 203170  E: p.n.osborne@nullgmail.com

Tickets available for PGM’s Summer BBQ, 28th July 2018

Masonic Mamils Gower Bay Challenge, Sunday 15th July

If you can support the charity, you can donate at the Masonic MAMILs JustGiving page.

If you can pledge to raise a minimum of £100 and would like to join the team, please contact Simon Francis by e-mail simon.francis1@nullntlworld.com.

Brecon Freemasons welcome Llangasty Womens Institute

On Wednesday 13th June, the Brecon Freemasons played hosts to members of Llangasty Womens Institute. The ladies received a very informative presentation from V. Wor. Bro Dr Paul Calderwood on the origins of Freemasonry that then progressed through to Freemasony’s role in present day Society. The ladies were then invited into the Lodge Temple where they were able to see the Lodge layout and the Lodge Honours Boards that itemise the Worshipful Masters of the various Lodges.

The structure and offices in a Lodge were explained to the Ladies and opportunity was taken by the ladies to sit in the seats that would equate to their status within the WI.As can be seen, the President of Llangasty WI, Mrs Ann Bevan appeared very comfortable in the Worshipful Masters Chair! The ladies enjoyed a very relaxed atmosphere and were able to ask questions and discuss perceptions etc with their hosts.

Mrs Ann Bevan on behalf of Llangasty WI received a History of the Brecknock Lodge No 651 from W. Bro. Des Preece MBE. All the ladies were given a copy of Y Dalaith, the freemasons quarterly magazine for the Province of South Wales. This was indeed an historic day for both Brecon Freemasons and members of the Womens Institute and when the update to the Brecknock history is written it will surely include this memorable evening.