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Robin and His Team Complete Incredible Journey

Provincial Grand Master, Robin Wilson and his team of Nottinghamshire Masons, joined by their friends from across the county, completed an incredible journey on Sunday 28th July and raised over £40,000 for charity in the process. Starting from Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London, the party walked 179 miles along the towpaths of the Grand […]

PGM and Team Set Out On Their Epic Walk From Great Queen Street

Nottinghamshire Provincial Grand Master, Robin Wilson accompanied by fellow walkers and his canoeist son Anthony began their 176 mile Grand Union Canal towpath walk in aid of the Nottinghamshire 2018 Festival for RMTGB. The starting point for the walk was the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge of England in Great Queen Street and the […]

Mike Sycamore’s Tube Challenge for 2018 Festival

At 03:00 am on April 16th my alarm sounded and I left Nottingham with daughter number one for Chesham. Upon arrival Lucy abandoned me and drove to Upminster to park the car before departing for Reading to resume her beauty sleep. The Tube Challenge is the accepted name for the Guinness World Record attempt to […]

Howard’s Story – RMTGB Support for a Nottinghamshire Mason’s Family


Clifton Lodge – Craft Pens

For some time W. Brother Charles Fellows has been producing ballpoint pens bearing the Masonic Craft emblem on the clips. He has recently extended his range to include different kit colours: Copper Gunmetal Bright Chrome in addition to the usual Gold. Following a request he has obtained a substantial stock of Acacia, but other woods […]

2018 Festival – Commemorative Lapel Pin

Mansfield Lodge have commissioned a lapel pin to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and Freemasonry. Diamond shaped, it is covered wih the Union Jack an overlaid with the Square and Compasses and the year date “2012”. It is 20mm wide x 14mm high. It is priced at £4.00 (available at Mansfield and Worksop Masonic Halls) […]

Wizard Weekend – Thanks 2018!

Back on the 22nd April 2012, (the day before my 65th Birthday), my wife Karen and I enjoyed the marvellous Charity Concert in aid of the Province of Nottinghamshire’s 2018 Festival Launch; culminating in me winning the lucky seat ticket for a weekend for two in London, which included our train fares, staying in a […]

Festival News Update – June 2012

Post Launch Event Report – Festival Director Peter Gregory After almost two years work by a dedicated team we successfully launched our 2018 appeal at the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham on Sunday 22nd April 2012. Thanks are due to every member of the Executive, Roger Cheetham, Richard Minshall, Peter Roberts, Roger Garrett, David Abraham and […]

PGM Announces 2018 Festival Target

On Friday the 6th May 2011, at the annual meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge, the PGM R.W. Brother R. K. Wilson announced that the 2018 Festival would be in aid of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys. The official launch of the Festival will be on Sunday the 22nd April 2012, and an […]