Category Archives: Masonic

Terence is our new Master (again)

At the meeting of Brierfield Lodge on 19th March 2019, WBro Terence Michael Rebanks was installed – for the 4th time – into the Chair of King Solomon, by the WM, WBro Michael Maunders who was completing his 5th (and … Continue reading

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Brierfield Lodge welcomes Sir David Trippier to Padiham

On Tuesday 19 April 2016, Brierfield Lodge received the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master, Sir David Trippier, RD, JP, DL, and a Provincial Deputation including WBro John Farrington, the Assistant Provincial Grand Master for the Northern Area, for the purpose … Continue reading

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Maurice’s Installation completes his long journey to the Chair of King Solomon

Brierfield Lodge celebrated the long-awaited Installation of Bro Maurice McGaffin as Worshipful Master on Tuesday 15th March 2016. Maurice was initiated in 2006 and reached the Chair of JW in 2011 before family commitments necessitated his relocation to China, and … Continue reading

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Bro. Howarth initiated in fine style at the February Lodge meeting

The meeting of Brierfield Lodge on 16th February 2016 was unusual in that this was only the second occasion in the Lodge’s 58-year history that a Candidate had been Initiated at the February meeting, which is traditionally confined to the … Continue reading

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A memorable evening at Brierfield Lodge as Bro Kevin Sansom is Raised to the Third Degree

The meeting of Brierfield Lodge on Tuesday 19th January was a truly memorable occasion, for all the right reasons. The Brethren – including 11 visitors from 7 Lodges – having assembled in the Lodge room, the Lodge was opened by … Continue reading

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Roy excels (as usual) with his explanation of the Second Degree Tracing Board

Brierfield Lodge’s meeting on 21st April witnessed a further step in Bro Kevin Sansom’s progress through the Degrees of Craft Freemasonry when he received a most enlightening explanation of the Second Degree Tracing Board from WBro Roy Langtree of Pendle … Continue reading

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Change of plans at February Lodge Meeting

Work and family commitments prevented our two newest members from attending the February Lodge meeting to receive an explanation of the Second Degree Tracing Board, which was deferred to a future meeting. With time on his hands, the WM rescheduled … Continue reading

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Bro Kevin Sansom is now a FellowCraft

Brierfield Lodge members and guests braved the ice, snow and driving winds to reach Padiham Masonic Hall on Tuesday 20th January 2015, when Bro Kevin Sansom was due to be Passed to the Degree of a FellowCraft. Only one snag, … Continue reading

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Festive Fayre at the December Lodge Meeting

In common with previous years, the Brethren of Marsden within Pennine Valley Lodge joined with Brierfield Lodge for their December meeting, as this would otherwise have fallen in the Christmas holiday week. With our own numbers being depleted due to … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our newest Master Mason

Tuesday 18th November 2014 marked yet another milestone in the history of Brierfield Lodge when Brother Michael Jack Worden was Raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason, the first such ceremony by the Lodge in our new premises … Continue reading

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