Last evening bear carer Robin Nash, secretary of Boscombe Lodge ensured safe transport to the lodge meeting. The lodge team of officers were on good form undertaking a demonstration of the 2nd Degree ceremony, with Sam Tidman of Bourne Lodge acting as the candidate.
The meeting was well attended by members of the Lodge and numerous guests, with a reserved "Square Bear" seat placed among the Provincial Officers in the Lodge Room for the 1,111th meeting of Boscombe Lodge since ...it was founded in 1886.
At the Festive Board afterwards, W.Bro. John Davis was congratulated on his forthcoming 90th birthday, with a suitably decorated celebration cake. After cutting the cake, John regaled the assembled company with reminiscences from his introduction into Freemasonry and over his many decades as a member of the lodge.A number of pictures were taken with brethren at the festive board and special responsibility was give to minding the raffle prizes.
At the close of the evening transfer to Bro. David and Sam Tidman was ensured in preparation for the next visit in the Diary of Adventures which is to Bourne Lodge on the 9th. December. Thank you to all for a wonderful evening.
Don't forget brethren 2017 is Tercentenary year, invitations will be welcomed from lodges wishing to celebrate this milestone.