Richmond Hill Lodge


Burns Supper

Richmond Hill Lodge No 6698

Richmond Hill Lodge No 6698 held their regular meeting on Thursday 25th January 24, this was to be their last meeting of the 75th Anniversary year and it was made especially special with a double Initiation ceremony for Bro Christopher Britton and Bro Piotr Tomaszewski. The meeting was made even more special by a surprise visit from WBro Jim Mitchell PSGD – Provincial Deputy Grand Master, together with WBro Bob Rough PSGD ā€“ Assistant Provinical Grand Master and WBro Ian Ferguson ā€“ PAGStdB ā€“ Assistant Provinical Grand Master accompaning them was WBro Lloyd Bubb Provinical Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies.

The Ceremony was carried out by the Worshipful Master and his Officers  in a very confident and sincere manner, highlights during the ceremony was the presentation of the Entered Apprentices Aprons by WBro Ian Ferguson and also the newest member Bro Pratik Patel who having only joined on 9th November 23 presented an excellent rendition of the the Working Tools to the candidates. WBro Jim Mitchell then formally welcome both Bro Chris and Bro Piotr into Freemasonry and in particular, Richmond Hill Lodge No 6698.

WBro Bob RoughWM, WBro Marek Wojcik, WBro Lloyd Bubb, WBro Ian Ferguson Bro, Christopher Britton,        
Bro Piotr Tomaszewski, WBro Jim Mitchell

There followed one of the largest Burns Supper Festive Boards held by Richmond Hill Lodge on its 22nd Anniversary of holding a Burns Supper Festive Board. Some 80 new and old friends and members of the lodge were entertained and dine in a splended atmosphere. The Haggis was again piped in by WBro Mark Haynes and the Address was given by WBro Stuart Lochtie Twickenham Lodge No 4278. It should be noted there were 58 guests from some 27 different Lodges who signed register, Iā€™m sure the memories of this fantastic annual event will be spread far and wide as we look forward to 2025. 

WBro Stuart Lochtie giving the Address to the Haggis

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