Author: Martin Wilson

November 13, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Thursday 12 November Towcester Council held a Virtual Business meeting in order to cover off some essential business. Seventeen Companions were in attendance including the District Grand Master, R. Ill. Comp. Martin Wilson, and the District Grand PCW, Ill. Comp. Norman Pope, a member of the Council. The T.I.M., Ill. Comp. Gerry Crawford, opened…

October 29, 2020 Martin Wilson

You will no doubt have seen the various releases of episodes of the “Brother. Beyond the Craft” series of Podcasts, produced in association with Mark Masons’ Hall. These are proving very popular as an interactive introduction to our Orders. A great way for potential Candidates to find out more; a good source of additional information…

October 8, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Saturday 26 September the East Midlands District for Royal & Select Masters held a Virtual Business Meeting in place of the Annual District meeting. A total of 56 brethren logged into the Video Call and the District was honoured by two special guests in the persons of Most Illustrious Kessick John Jones, Grand Master,…

June 9, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Monday 8 June what should have been the date of Leicester Councils meeting, due to the COVID-19 and the suspension of Masonry, they were not able to meet at London Road, Leicester, but instead they decided to hold a social get together via Zoom and timed so that they could remember absent brethren at…

March 13, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Thursday the District Grand Master accompanied by a number of District Officers made a visit to Huntingdon Council where they witness the ceremony of Super Excellent Master followed by the Installation of Companion Robert Taylor by Illustrious Companion Michael Jolly.

March 13, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Thursday 12 March a delegation from the Carillon Council in Loughborough delivered the Travelling Trowel to the Huntingdon Council at their Installation meeting.  Pictured left to right are Companion Mark Meade, Illustrious Companion Ray Ellis, Illustrious Companion Terry Weston and Companion Bob Stephens

February 15, 2020 Martin Wilson

On Tuesday 11 February 2020 the District Grand Master accompanied by all but three of his District Officers visited Northampton Council.  The meeting was a Select & Royal degree which was performed to a high standard by all of the Council Officers.  There were a number of Heads and Past Heads of Orders present including…

December 17, 2019 Martin Wilson

On Sunday 15 December Companions and their wives gathered at the Boat Inn Stoke Bruerne for the District Christmas lunch and carols.  Seventy five people were present and a good time was had by all.  The Grand Organist, John Hitchin, accompanied us on the organ between courses with carols which were heartily sung.  The day…

November 27, 2019 Martin Wilson

Friday 22 November saw the Installation meeting of Corby Council but not before they had received the District GPCW, the Travelling Trowel brought by the DGM from Charles Herbert Perram Council plus the Deputy DGM arriving at the meeting and choosing a new Companion for the Order. The meeting commenced and following the opening the…

October 11, 2019 Martin Wilson

Friday 4 October saw the Installation of The Olney Council in Olney.  The District Grand Master was in attendance escorted by the District Grand Director of Ceremonies.  Twenty five members were present and enjoyed a very good meeting followed by an excellent festive board provided by new Caterers.  Pictured are left to right: Stephen Tunney,…