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‘Sisters’ in Arms

‘Sisters’ in Arms

At Innsworth Lodge we always take pride in our armed forces roots by observing our   largely Royal Air Force heritage masonically at our meetings and by extending the fraternal hand of friendship to other military masons through membership of the Circuit of Service Lodges. Even in the days before the Circuit was established, Innsworth […]

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Doing the Circuit

Doing the Circuit

A particular joy of being in a service lodge is the fraternal bond between military masons that is promoted through the Circuit of Service Lodges of which Innsworth Lodge is a member. With that in mind the WM, WBro David Wood together with the IPM WBro Fred Wood, took the road to Derby on a […]

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Son follows Dad as the New Worshipful Master

Son follows Dad as the New Worshipful Master

In one of those rare moments in Freemasonry, Brother David Wood followed his father into the Chair of King Solomon to become the 40th Worshipful Master of Innsworth Lodge. The lodge room was packed on the 24th September with Brethren from over 20 lodges within and beyond the province, who had gathered in Gloucester to […]

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VISIT TO MAY HILL LODGE GARDEN PARTY – 10 JULY

VISIT TO MAY HILL LODGE GARDEN PARTY – 10 JULY

Innsworth Lodge was well represented at the May Hill Lodge garden party on 10 July. Bro David Reeves-James, as well as being the Innsworth Lodge Organist, is a member (and Organist) of May Hill Lodge (8056) and he invited several members of Innsworth Lodge to join him at the function at Sunnymeade, May Hill. The […]

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Roll out the Barrel ….

Roll out the Barrel ….

That was definitely the view of Innsworth Brethren who attended the Eleventh Cheltenham Beer Festival on Saturday 9th July. Following the example of Innsworth Chapter last year, Innsworth Lodge decided to sponsor a Barrel of Beer at this important fundraiser for the Cheltenham Samaritans. Well you have to try it don’t you! So several Brethren […]

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For He is an Englishman!

For He is an Englishman!

That was the resounding accolade sung to WBro Bill Beedie when he was surprised by a special presentation to him at this year’s Innsworth Lodge St George’s Day Supper. Bill, who hails from Scotland, is well known in Gloucester Masonic circles for his Burn’s Night suppers. Bill, being the great raconteur that he is, has […]

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A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE – FREEMASONRY AFLOAT

A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE – FREEMASONRY AFLOAT

  On 17 April 2016, “somewhere off the coast of West Africa”, two Gloucestershire masons joined in a Masonic Reception on board the MV Aurora.  W Bro Tom Robson of Innsworth Lodge (8751) and Bro Tim Blandford of Vasser Smith Lodge (2994) are seen here with their wives Hilary and Julie. There were 17 Brethren […]

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50 years as a Royal Arch Mason

50 years as a Royal Arch Mason

It came as a bit of a surprise to E Comp Trevor Hicks when during the risings he was called forward to receive a certificate to commemorate his 50 years as a Royal Arch Mason. The occasion was the Spring Meeting of Innsworth Chapter on Saturday 2nd April in Gloucester. Trevor received his certificate from […]

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INNSWORTH LODGE INITIATION 27th FEBRUARY – A FAMILY AFFAIR

INNSWORTH LODGE INITIATION 27th FEBRUARY – A FAMILY AFFAIR

Innsworth Lodge (8751) was the scene of a very rare Initiation on 27th February 2016. The Worshipful Master, W Bro Fred Wood, had the emotional responsibility of initiating the latest, and youngest, member of the Lodge – his grandson, Brother David Hawkins. However, it was not only his grandfather who was instrumental in creating the […]

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