News and Events 2016/7


Saturday 29 July.  Yorkshire Night

Organised by Pudsey Masonic Hall Club, 90 members and guests celebrated the great county of Yorkshire with a traditional night of food and fun.  With entertainment provided by various members, everyone had a great night.

Wednesday 19 July Regular Lodge Meeting

The lodge was delighted to receive a visit from W.Bro. Anthony Llewellyn, Assistant Provincial Grand Master, to dedicate the new lodge banner.  With over 50 members and guests attending, it was a very happy evening.

New banner. Wonderful piece of embroidery APGM, WM and members of the lodge

Saturday 15 July River trip social

A party of members, wives and friends cruised down the River Aire from Leeds Granary Wharf, getting as far as Thwaites Mill.  As the pictures show, a good time was had by everyone.

Getting ready to board Happy campers!
Rural setting but not far from city centre Rural setting but not far from city centre
Thwaites Mill Some of the party at the Mill
Nearly home. River lock

Wednesday 21 June Regular Lodge Meeting

Members of of Farriers Lodge No 6305, meeting in the City of London, came to Pudsey to give a demonstration of the ceremony of Raising, using Taylor’s Ritual.  An excellent evening.

Wednesday 15 May – Regular Lodge Meeting

The Lodge welcomed a new Initiate, in the presence of three other Entered Apprentices from other Pudsey lodges, all initiated in the last month.  The officers of the lodge carried out an excellent ceremony,, to the satisfaction of all those present.

Tuesday 2 May Provincial Grand Lodge

Several members of the Lodge attended to see three members get promotion or first appointment as Provincial officers.

Wednesday 19 April Regular Lodge Meeting

A demonstration by the lodge members of the ceremony of Passing, ably led by Past Master W.Bro. Darren Holroyd.

Saturday 18 March 2017 – Ladies Night

The Worshipful Master and his lady, Stuart and Fiona Lines, hosted the annual lodge ladies night.  Following an excellent meal and short speeches, the entertainment was provided by Recycled Harmony Trio.

Wednesday 15 March – Regular Lodge Meeting

The Lodge gave a demonstration of one of the Masonic Catechetical Lectures.  These lectures date back to the 18th century and give an insight into the early Masonic ritual.

Wednesday 15 February – Regular Lodge Meeting

Members of the Lodge gave a demonstration of the ceremony of Initiation.

Saturday 21 January 2017. Burns Night

Organised by Pudsey Masonic Hall Club, the annual celebration of Robert Burns was much enjoyed by all present.  After the traditional Address to the Haggis, Toast to the Immortal Memory and Toast to the Lassies, the guests were entertained by the music of the Foot Tappers.

Wednesday 18 January 2017 – Regular Lodge Meeting

At the first meeting of the new year, members and guests took part in an entertaining Masonic quiz.  Using the questions, various educational points were explained, highlighting various parts of the ritual and Masonic structure.

Wednesday 21 December – Regular Lodge Meeting and Installation

The Master Elect, VWBro Stuart Lines was installed in an excellent fashion by the WM, WBro. Ron Frank, supported by a large number of members and guests.  The Lodge was honoured with the presence of W.Bro. Robert C. Bailey, PAGDC, representing the Provincial Grand Master.  Afterwards, the members and guests dined together.

Monday 28 November 2016 – Officers Supper

The Master Elect announced his officers for the coming year and then entertained the past masters and officers to supper.

Wednesday 16 November – Regular Lodge Meeting and Scroll night

As Master Elect, the Senior Warden, V.W.Bro. Stuart Lines was elected for the coming year.  Other post holders were elected.

Wednesday 19 October 2016 – Regular Lodge Meeting

A short business meeting, followed by the ladies being entertained to dinner.  Excellent evening.

Saturday 15 October 2016.  Call My (Wine) Bluff

A great evening was had by members and guests, as we were asked to sample various wines and decide where they came from.  As usual, the Hall provided an excellent cold buffet, which was enjoyed by everyone present

Wednesday 21 September 2016 – Regular Lodge Meeting

The Lodge was pleased to welcome W.Bro. Dr. Rod Taylor,, who gave a fascinating talk on “The Naming and Numbering of Lodges”.   He described the various changes that had taken place over the last 300 years and the members suitably thanked him for his talk.

Saturday 30 July – PMH’s Yorkshire Neet

Tickets only  £5 for pie and pea supper followed by apple pie and custard, entertainment and raffle. Where else can you get a reet gud neet out for that kinda money.

20 July 2016 – Regular Lodge meeting

The Lodge received a very interesting presentation from Mr. Tony Ewings, a project manager with Stone Age Restoration.  He gave an illustrated talk on the work involved in restoring Piece Hall in Halifax.  It was received with enthusiasm by the members and many visitors present  Afterwards, the Lodge was pleased to entertain Mr Ewing at dinner.

Tony Ewings

Mr Ewings with lodge member W.Bro. Matt Wall, who is also working on the restoration.