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News & Events - 2018-19


Brothers Irving and Kennedy represented the Province on Saturday 14th June 2019 at the Installation of the PGM of Dumfriesshire, Bro. Robert D. Jess and his Commissioned Office Bearers more...

On Friday,21st June 2019 a large number of brethren attended the last meeting of Lodge St John Dalmuir 543 to be held within their premises at Nairn Place, Dalmuir. The premises which were consecrated in 1936 have simply outgrown their usefulness and after much thought and deliberation by the members it was decided to sell the temple and move to the temple belonging to Lodge Clydebank 1234.more...

The Annual Garden Fete at Marcus Humphrey House was held on Saturday, 8th June 2019. The weather outlook was gloomy but we actually had the odd bit of sunshine, so not bad at all.  The attendance figures looked up on previous years. more...

The Annual Claude Hamilton Golf Competition was held on Wednesday, 5th June 2019 over Douglas Park Golf Club. 30 competitors took part on the day which was up on last year's entry.  Before Wednesday it had rained for two days without a break but from all reports the course held up and conditions although soft were fine.more...

On Tuesday 4th June the Annual Secretaries Seminar was held in the Main Temple room of DKL 18.more...

This year's Brock Bowling competition was as usual held over several greens within the Province and we again thank the host clubs for their warm welcome and hospitality. Nice weather with only the odd cloud greeted the competitors all over the Province.more...

The Annual Divine Service was held on Sunday,12th May 2019 at St Marys Church, Kirkintilloch. Bro Rev Mark E Johnstone the former minister of the church and now minister at Glasgow Cathedral officiated and conducted a wonderful service attended by a large number of brethren and families. more...

The Annual Fishing Competition was held on Saturday,11th May 2019 at Swanswater Fishery, Stirling. Bright sunshine was the order of the day which was not apparently ideally to the liking of the 26 anglers taking part.more...

The Provincial Grand Master Brother Forrest attended the Lanarkshire Middle Ward Divine Service on Sunday 28th April at Uddingston. The minister, Rev Fiona McKibbon was ill and could not take the service but was in the congregation. The Service was taken by Brother James Vasey the PGL Junior Chaplain. After which a fine buffet was served.

The Divine Service of the PGL of Ayrshire took place on Sunday 28th April at Tarbolton, Brothers Kennedy and Gardiner represented Dunbartonshire on the day, Warmly welcomed by the brethren of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire in particular Brother William Steel PGM. The service was conducted by Brother Reverend Shuttleworth together with the Provincial Grand Chaplain Brother Reverend  Clipston, Tea and buffet was served at the conclusion of the Service.

On Saturday 27thApril 2019 DPGM Brother Irving represented the Province at the Installation of the PGM of Lanarkshire Upper Ward Brother John (Jack) Drummond and his Commissioned Office Bearers in Douglas. more...

Friday 26th April saw the April Communication at Kilmarnock of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire. With Brothers Irving and MacQueen in attendance. more...

On Tuesday,2nd April 2019 a large number of Brethren attended the Annual Masters Dinner held within the Masonic Temple, Dumbarton.  more...

On Friday,1st March,2019 Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest had the pleasure of heading a very large deputation from the Sister Provinces into the Province of Lanarkshire Middle Ward on the occasion of the Annual Communication and Installation of Elected Officebearers held within the  Masonic Temple of Cambuslang Royal Arch No 114, Cambuslang.  more...

On Saturday 23rd February both Brother Irving and McQueen represented the Province at the Installation of Elective Office-bearers for the Provincial Grand Lodge of Stirlingshire. more...

On Friday,22nd February 2019 the Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest had the pleasure of heading a deputation from the sister provinces into the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dumfriesshire. Bro Forrest was accompanied by Bro John R McCormack, the Immediate Past Provincial Grand Master. more...

On Wednesday,20th February,2019 a large number of brethren attended the Annual Visitation by Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire to Lodge Ellangowan  No 716. The Deputation which included the Provincial Grand Master of Argyll and the Isles Bro Douglas Trevor Philand and  headed by Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest was welcomed into the Lodge by the Master Bro Angus Cameron and the business of the evening was thereafter conducted to the satisfaction of the brethren present.more...

On Tuesday,19th February 2019, Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest accompanied by The Immediate Past Provincial Grand Master Bro John R McCormack and Provincial Grand Chaplain Bro James T Gardiner attended the Annual Communication and Installation of Elected Office bearers of the Province of Kilwinning. more...

On Saturday,26th January 2019 some 144 Brethren attended the Annual Communication and Installation of Elected Office Bearers held within the premises of Dumbarton Kilwinning Lodge No 18. The meeting was opened by Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest and thereafter a deputation of brethren from the sister provinces headed by Bro William C Steel, Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Ayrshire was admitted. more...

On Friday 11th January,2019 a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire headed by Substitute Provincial Grand Master Brother James T. Kennedy attended Lodge Leven St John No 170.  The work of the evening was the conferring of The Master Mason Degree on one candidate after which a Distinguished Service Membership Diploma was awarded to  Brother Alexander Malcolm.  more...

On Thursday the 14th December after the Installation of the Master Brother Graham the following presentations took place. Distinguished Service Diplomas were presented to Brothers Kenny Currie PM and to Jackie McFeeters, Brother Adam Hillis PM was presented with a 50 year diploma. more...

On Saturday,3rd November 2018 a large number of brethren gathered to witness the installation of Bro George A Kerr as Master of Lodge Bearsden 1572 at the hands of Bro Angus Cameron P.M. Lodge Ellangowan 716 and Bro Allan Malaney P.M. Lodge Bearsden 1572.more...

On Thursday 18th October 2018 a Deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire, headed by the Substitute Provincial Grand Master Brother James Kennedy accompanied by Brother James Gardiner Provincial Grand Chaplain attended Lodge St Modan No 1015 and witnessed Brother Malcom Britton being presented with a 50 year Jubilee Certificate.more...

On Tuesday,2nd October 2018 the Annual Secretary, Treasurer and Almoners Meeting took place within the Function Suite of Dumbarton Kilwinning Lodge No 18.more...

On Wednesday,19th September 2018 a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire headed by the Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest attended Lodge Barrhill Twechar No 1444.more...

The PGM Brother Forrest was the Principle Speaker on Saturday 04 August when the Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire staged a Special Dinner to celebrate the five years of the Commission of Brother Robert Little as PGM of Ayshire.

On Saturday 30th June DPGM Irving, and SPGM's McQueen and Kennedy represented the Province at the Installation of the Provincial Grand Master and the Commissioned Office-bearers of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Kilwinning.more...

The Annual Garden Fete at Marcus Humphrey House was held on Saturday, 9th June 2018. The weather was glorious and the attendance figures were well up on previous years.more...

The Annual Claude Hamilton Golf Competition was held on Wednesday, 6th June 2018 over Douglas Park Golf Club. 26 competitors took part on the day and enjoyed glorious weather which helped produce good scores over a course in beautiful condition.more...

On Tuesday 5th June the Annual Secretaries Seminar was held in the Main Temple room of DKL 18. After a warm welcome from the PGM Brother Forrest the evening was chaired by our PG Secy Brother Peat.more...

This year's Brock Bowling competition was as usual held over several greens within the Province. Glorious weather with highs of 25 degrees greeted the competitors in the West of the Province which added greatly to the enjoyment of the day, conditions in the East were in parts not so good.more...

On Sunday,13th May 2018 a very large number of brethren accompanied by their wives and partners attended Alexandria Parish Church for the Annual Provincial Grand Lodge Divine Service.more...

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire Fishing Competition was held on Saturday,12th May 2018 at Swanswater Fishery, Sauchieburn. The weather was sunny and very warm.more...

On Sunday 29th April, PGM Forrest, IPPGM McCormack & DPGM Irving attended the Annual Divine Service of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Lanarkshire Middle Ward.more...

Friday 27th April saw the April Communication at Kilmarnock of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Ayrshire. With Brothers Irving, Kennedy and McCormack in attendance. more...

On Monday,16th April 2018 a large deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire, headed by the Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest attended Lodge Bearsden No 1572 to witness Bro John Scott Brockie P.M. being presented with a 50 year Jubilee Certificate. more...

On Friday 6th April Depute PGM Brother Irving joined a Deputation of Sister Provincial Grand Lodges headed by PGM of Perthshire East, Brother Russell Logan at the Annual Installation of Elective Office-bearers of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Lanarkshire Middle Ward. more...

On Thursday,5th April 2018 a deputation from Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire headed by Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest attended Lodge Cadder Argyle No 147 to carry out the annual visitation.more...

On Tuesday,3rd April 2018 well over 100 brethren attended the Masters Dinner held within the Function Suite of Lodge Dumbarton Kilwinning No 18.more...

On Saturday,24th March 2018 Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro James T Kennedy attended the annual PGL Games competition in the premises of Lodge Leven St John No 170, the change of day and time definitely worked with 40 brethren being present which resulted in 10 teams of 4, the following lodges were represented 716,321,1572,170,384,195,18 & 503. more...

On Saturday,24th March 2018 Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest accompanied by Immediate Past Provincial Grand Master Bro John R McCormack and Provincial Grand Master Depute Bro David S Irving attended the Installation of Bro William C Steel as Provincial Grand Master of Ayrshire within the Walker Hall at Troon.more...

On Saturday,17th March 2018 Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest accompanied by Brothers John R McCormack, James T Kennedy and James T Gardiner attended the Installation Ceremonial of the Provincial Grand Master of Renfrewshire West Brother Robert McIntyre held within the Town Hall, Greenock. more...

On Sunday, 11th March 2018 Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest and Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro James T Kennedy attended the Annual Divine Service of The Provincial Grand Lodge of Stirlingshire held within Tulliallan and Kincardine Parish Church, Kincardine.more...

On Saturday 24th February PGM Forrest together with Brother Irving attended The Provincial Grand Lodge of Stirlingshire at The Masonic Temple Alva. PGM Brother Alister T. Marshall extended a warm welcome to all on the occasion of the Installation of Elective Office-bearers and the Installation was carried out by The DPGM Brother Gordon Sewell. Dinner followed the meeting.

On Friday 23rd February PGM Forrest together with Brother McQueen attended The Provincial Grand Lodge of Dumfriesshire.PGM Bro. Robert Hughes extended a warm welcome to all on the occasion of the Installation of Elected Office-bearers and the Installation was carried out by three PPSG Wardens. Dinner followed the meeting.

On Tuesday 20th February PGM Forrest accompanied by Bros Kennedy and Gardiner joined a Deputation from Sister Provincial Grand Lodges into the Provincial Grand Lodge of Kilwinning. IPPGM David Bloomfield welcomed the Deputation into Kilwinning PGM Designate Bro. Thomas Wood Installed the elective Office-bearers. After the completion of the business, a light supper completed the evening.

On Friday, 16 February Lodge Bearsden held its annual Burn Supper and Charity evening, on this occasion supporting Myeloma UK.more...

The DPGM Brother Irving attended the Annual Communication and Installation of Elected Office-Bearers of the PGL of Renfrewshire West held at Greenock on Friday 2nd February 2018.more...

On Saturday,27th January 2018 the Annual Communication and Installation of Elected Office Bearers took place within the Masonic Temple, Church Street, Dumbarton.more...

On Monday,22nd January 2018 a large deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire was welcomed into Lodge St George 503 by the Master Bro Marc Stewart.more...

On Friday 5th January 2018, a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire headed by Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest attended Lodge Clydebank 1234 when Distinguished Service Membership was conferred upon Past Master Bro Alan M Young.more...

On Thursday, 4th January 2018 a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dunbartonshire headed by Provincial Grand Master Bro James Forrest attended Lodge Cadder Argyle No 147 .more...


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