One of the former Provincial Grand Masters of our Province, John Malcolm Raylor, said that there should be three ’Fs’ in Freemasonry – Family, Fellowship and Fun – and this is a cause we have embraced enthusiastically.
We enjoy a number of activities throughout the year.
At the end of July 2017, our then Worshipful Master, Grant Burton, hosted a barbecue at his home in Wilberfoss. This was an enormous success, raising a considerable sum for charity, and as a result the event will be repeated on 29th July 2018.
The Christmas Carols and quiz event took place for the final time after 22 years, on Saturday 16th December 2017. Those who have been running it for a long time – choirmaster Bill Seddon and Organist Nicholas Page – deserve a rest but, don’t despair, the Masonic Hall is already booked for an event on 15th December 2018. Our Social Secretary, Duncan Fryer, will become Master in October but Steve Walters has volunteered to take his place as Social Secretary, and we can be assured that there will be plenty of events on offer in the coming year.
All of these events are open to members, their friends and families, the widows of the Lodge and prospective members. You don’t have to be a Mason to attend! Indeed, several members (and their wives) had their first introduction to Mitre Lodge at a social event before joining.