On the evening of Tuesday 9th October The Shakespeare Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.40TI and The Bedford Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.115 shared a convivial evening at their Alderson House home. Due to unforeseen circumstances both Lodge had found their prospective attendances down and took the decision to combine forces just for once. Indeed, this happy event is sure to encourage regular inter Lodge visiting to support one another in the future. Although the business was brief in both Lodges, Bedford are looking forwards to the prospect of two advancees in the not too distant future and Shakespeare will be welcoming three new joining members to swell their numbers! Just for good measure a paper on the anecdotal beginnings of the Mark Degree was presented and well received.
Some 14 Brethren sat down to an extremely happy festive Board in great company. Any Master Mason wanting further information on joining the Mark Degree should contact the Provincial Grand Secretary, VW.Bro.Gareth Hughes.
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