Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow Charity Burns Supper
Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow
Saturday 22 February 2020 - 6pm for 7pm - Dress Formal - Price £40 per person.
The Burns Supper is being held at the Marriott Hotel for the first time. It is in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and is open to all Freemasons and male guests who are not Freemasons.
It is expected to be a popular event with the following top quality artiste's performing on the night ;
Immortal Memory: Brother John Shirkie, P.M. Lodge Tarbolton Kiliwinning St. James No. 135.
Recitations: Brother Gordon Mather P.M. Lodge Blantyre Kilwinning No. 557 and Lodge Burns Immortal No.1730.
Burns Songs and Haggis Recitation: Brother Alan Beck, P.M. Lodge Greenck Kilwinning No. 12 and President of Greenock Mother Club.
Toast to the Lassies: Brother Ian Macpherson, MBE, Hon Junior Vice President of the Bridgeton Burns Club, P.M. The Prince's Lodge No 607.
Reply on behalf of the Lassies: Brother Iain Gordon, P.M. The Prince's Lodge No. 607 and President of the Bridgeton Burns Club.
Chairman: Brother Robert Shaw P.M. The Bridgeton & Glasgow Shamrock & Thistle Lodge No. 275, The Prince's Lodge No. 607 and Vice President of the Bridgeton Burns Club.
Pipers from the Province will also be performing.
Entertainment will be provided by Gordon Cree and Alan Beck.
Tables will be assembled in numbers of 8, 10 and 12.
The 2020 Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow Quiz will be held in the Masonic Hall, 5 St. Mungo Street, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 1QT on Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.
All the competing teams are requested to be seated in the hall by 7.30pm on the evening and shall receive the same questions simultaneously. Points will be awarded for each correct answer and the team with the most points will be declared the winners. In the event of a tie for first place, the winners will be decided by a tie-breaking system of questions. Teams will consist of no more than five or less than three members who are Master Masons of the competing Lodge. Any other members of the Lodge who are not in the team are asked to be seated apart from the competitors.
The quiz will consist of six rounds of ten questions. The rounds will be as follows:
- Around Scotland
- General Knowledge
- Masonic Round
- Pictorial Round
Please note that in the interests of sportsmanship and fraternal etiquette, the quizmaster’s decision is final.
Lodges may enter, using this form as many teams as they wish. The entry fee will again be £6.00 per team and is payable in advance to Provincial Grand Treasurer. Entries should be received no later than Monday 23 March 2020.
On Sunday 31 May 2020, the Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow will hold a 1000 mile walk in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
Participants will walk a ten mile route from Ardery Street Masonic Hall to Clydebank and back and it is hoped a minimum of 100 people will take part.
The event is open to Masons, their friends, wives and partners. Every participant is being asked to raise a minimum of £100 sponsorship.
Please help us raise as much as we can to support the Hospice in all they do.
The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice is a Registered Scottish Charity No. SC012372.