Travelling Gavel back at 312!



RWM Bro Derek Irvine had the pleasure to head a deputation of 16 brethren into Lodge Abercromby 531 to witness RWM Bro Dave Stewart and his office bearers confer an excellent EA degree, at the conclusion of which he was honoured to receive the Travelling  Gavel  , it is an honour for any RWM from lodge Bannockburn to receive the travelling gavel as it was introduced in to the Province by PM Bro John Davidson, The RWM would like to thank everyone who came along to support the lodge and look forward to our next meeting 

RWM's Greeting Meeting


Thursday 23rd Nov

The RWM Bro Clint W Swan
Conducted his last meeting as RWM, he would like to thank the Past Master’s office bearers, brethren of 312 and all the visitors for supporting the lodge so much over the last year, he would also like to thank the Bro secretary PM bro Tom Campbell for the overwhelming support and guidance throughout his year. The RWM would like to thank all the brethren for attending his last meeting and for staying back for the harmony, a great time was had by all.

New Honorary Members


The RWM would like to give special thanks to the Bannockburn Bruce & Thistles  newest honorary members PM Lenny  McComb of lodge 484 Slamannan , RWM John Cowan of lodge 598 Kincardine and Bro SS Stuart Mclaren of lodge 1474 Ladywell on receiving their diploma’s at his last meeting, congratulations to you all.

The Traveling Gavel travels


The RWM Bro Clint W Swan would like to congratulate The RWM of lodge 531 Abercrombie Bro Chris Stewart for coming along with 26 of his brethren to claim the traveling gavel, this was an outstanding deputation for 312 to receive. The RWM would also like to thank the RWM John Cowan of lodge 598 for bringing along 20 of his brethren as a deputation on this evening as well, what a fantastic turnout for the Traveling gavel!!

Travelling Gavel

Lodge Bannockburn Bruce & Thistle 312 headed a deputation of 15 brethren into lodge stirling royal arch no.76 by the RWM Bro Clint w Swan to take back home the traveling gavel to Lodge 312, the RWM of
lodge no. 76 Bro Matt Gibb regrettably presented the gavel to the RWM of 312 and wish him and lodge all the very best with it. The RWM Bro Clint Swan thanked and the brethren in the deputation for coming along and supporting the lodge 312 once again.

484 Slamannan FC Degree

Last night the 18th October Bannockburn Bruce & Thistle were invited  along to Lodge Slamannan 484  to confer a FC degree on two of their candidates. It was a very proud occasion for Our RWM Bro Clint W Swan to head an outstanding deputation off 47 into lodge 484, which he thanks each and ever one of the brethren for their support to lodge 312.


The RWM Bro Derek Watson of lodge Slamannan 484 stood up at the end of the degree and revealed that they had bought a new lodge carpet and that Lodge Bannockburn Bruce & Thistle 312 were the first to carry out a degree on it.The RWM Bro Clint W Swan would like to thank the RWM Bro Derek Watson and lodge Slamannan 484 for the warmth and welcome they received last night, and also for their very kind hospitality. An excellent night was had by alll.


RWM Clint W Swan