The 2024 Grand Master’s Lodge of Instruction Festival – President R.W. Bro Edward R Garty

Tuesday 30th April 2024 – Over 130 brethren gathered in the Main Temple at Mark Masons Hall to witness the solemn and meaningful Elevation Ceremony of Bro Ian Watson, of Chiswick Lodge of Mark Masters No. 357, which is the Middlesex Fine Dining Lodge.

After an hour’s comfort break, there followed the inspiring Advancement Ceremony of Robert Rough, Senior APGM in the Craft, whose sponsoring Lodge was Grosvenor Lodge of Mark Masters No. 144.

Both Ceremonies were meticulously carried out by the dedicated and skilled Grand Master Lodge of Instruction team, some of whom were Middlesex men, namely Dhiraj Makwana, Hemant Vyas, Nailesh Mehta, John Daley and David Pascho.

The Assistant Grand Master, R.W. Bro. Donovan K Wilson was present to officiate what was undoubtedly a most enjoyable day and Festive Board thereafter.

Our Provincial Grand Master Eddy finished the day with a humorous reply to his Toast by the immediate Past President R.W. Bro George Deacon. PGM for Hampshire & I.O.W. expressing to all concerned that Middlesex is the Premier Province.