Caldercruix St John 1314 visit

Lodge Bannockburn bruce and thistle had the pleasure last night July 3rd to visit lodge Caldercruix st john 1314 , their RWM Pringle Johnstone welcomed our deputation of 50 brethren into the lodge to carry out an EA degree , our deputation was further enhanced by 4 reigning masters and brethren from sister lodges , the degree was carried out in an excellent manner and was great to see Past Masters and Honoury members assist in the degree work , a great evening was had by all and an excellent harmony afterwards, 

RWM Bro Derek Irvine would like to thank all who attended on the evening to support both lodges

Tulliallan 598 Honorary Members

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)



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

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.