The Annual Get Together and Fellowship Meeting (Master's Dinner) will be held on Friday 31 January 2020 within the premises of Lodge Eastmuir, No. 1126 at 1543-1549 Shettleston Road, Glasgow, G32 9AS at 6.30 for 7.00pm.
The Guest Speaker on the evening will be Brother Thomas C. Smith, Grand Almoner.
The evening is open to all Reigning Masters in the Province and the dress code will be lounge suits. It is perfectly acceptable for a Lodge to purchase a ticket for the Master.
If your Lodge has not responded on behalf of your Master, please do so by Monday 20 January 2020 and send remittance of £20.00 to the office as soon as possible. Please note, ticket will not be sent out but will be available for collection on the evening on arrival at the venue.
The Regular Communication of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow will be held on Tuesday 4 February 2020 within the Masonic Hall, Wood Street, Glasgow at 7.30pm.
Brethren are reminded to have membership cards or to obtain a visitors ticket prior to admission.
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.
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On Saturday 22 February 2020 the Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow will be holding a Charity Burns Night. This event will be in aid of The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
The event will be held in the Marriot Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8PR and it is anticipated that it will be a 6pm start with dinner being served at 7pm. The dress code will be black tie (or highland dress) and the event is for Brethren and male guests only.
Tickets for the evening, which includes a four course meal, will be £40 per person and details of how to order them will be announced in the next few weeks. The evening promises to be a fantastic celebration of the works and life of our national bard and the entertainment will be provided by some of the best Burns speakers in the country.
Further details of discounts for pre-ordered drinks and special offers for accomodation will be announced when finalised.
Please do not contact the Provincial Grand Lodge office regarding this event as the sale of tickets will not be handled by the staff there due to them dealing with the Annual Dance and the Installation of the PGM Designate.