Ancient 30 Visit and Travelling Gavel
Tuesday 20th February RWM Bro Derek Irvine headed a deputation of 10 Brethren into Lodge Ancient Stirling no 30 to witness Lodge Abercromby 531 confer the second or FC degree. The deputation was further enhanced by 8 brethren from lodge Dolphin 911 Inc their RWM Bro William Stewart Jeffray , The degree was carried out to a very high standard by RWM Bro Dave Stewart and his degree team at the conclusion of which RWM Bro Thomas Ballingham presented the travelling gavel to RWM Bro Derek Irvine , a great evening was had by all in attendance and the RWM would like to thank all the brethren who came along to support the lodge
RWM Bro Derek Irvine
312's Annual Burns Supper
On Friday the 9th Feb, 312 hosted it's annual Burns Supper. We were treated to a fantastic night of speaking, recitations and singing.
From Left to Right:
Andy Goodwin IPM 391 Zetland (Toast to the Lassies)
Tom Scobbie MM 911 Dolphin (SInging)
Tom Paterson PM711 & HM 312 (MC and reply to the toast to the lassies)
Jim Weir RWM 588 (Immortal Memory)
Robert Caruthers PM 1474 Ladywell (Tam O'Shanter)
Gregor McInnes MM 312 (Address to the Haggis & To a Louse)
Provincial Visit and Travelling Gavel
Thursday 25th January, Lodge Bannockburn Bruce and thistle carried out a FC degree on the occasion of the annual provincial vsit, RWM Bro Derek Irvine was honoured to receive a large and distinguished deputation from The Provincial Grand lodge of Stirlingshire headed by RWPGM Bro Alistair T Marshall , also on the evening RWM Bro Thomas Ballingham of Lodge Ancient Stirling no 30 headed a deputation of 10 Brethren into the lodge, at the conclusion of the degree RWM Bro Derek Irvine was delighted to present RWM Bro Thomas Ballingham with the travelling gavel , a great evening was had by all and RWM Bro Derek Irvine would like to thank all visitors that came along ,special thanks to WSW Bro James Mcmechan for standing in as candidate, and also the Past masters and brethren of the lodge for the manner in which the degree was carried out,
Thank you Brethren RWM Bro Derek Irvine.
FC degree at 76
Annual Burns Supper
312's Annual Burns supper will be on the 9th February
The evening will start at 7.30pm
The usual quality of speakers will be in attendance yet again and a great night will be guaranteed.
Tickets are £15 and both Members and non Members are most welcome.
See Lodge Secretary Bro. Thomas J. Campbell PM for further information and tickets
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