Brethren, greetings from a not so sunny Spain! Our Provincial Grand Master, myself and our Assistant all flew out wth our partners together on Friday 2nd February arriving at the hotel 14.30 that day and at 17.00 we went to a Mark meeting at the Hotel which was to be our home for the week. The Worshipful Master in the Chair was Keith Halliwell who used to be a member of the Lodge of Goodwill which meets in Severn Street, Birmingham. There were 20 Brethren from the Mark Province of Sussex who gave a demonstration of a 1780 Mark Advancement Ceremony to an audience of about 100!
Saturday morning in the hotel at 11.00 we went to the Annual Meeting of the District Grand Lodge of MMM of Spain where our own W.Bro.Michael Baker is an Asst.District Grand Master, the meeting finished at 12.30. The Annual luncheon followed at the hotel attended by 250 Brethren, 90 of which were from from the UK. It started at 13.30 and finished at 17.15 after an excellent 6 course lunch and plenty to drink.