In a ceremony held on Tuesday 6th February 2018, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge No. 265 held its 230th installation meeting. At the meeting the Senior Warden Bro Neil Armitage was installed as Master. The ceremony was well attended by over 60 members of the Lodge and visitors including representatives from Royal Lancashire Lodge, which the mother Lodge of the Royal Yorkshire Lodge. There were also guests that came as far afield as Leicester. Bro Mark Exley was installed as Senior Warden and veteran of the lodge WBro Chris Wilcox was installed as Junior Warden. A number of junior brethren also received offices at the ceremony.
The ceremony was followed by an excellent festive board which had 4 courses and accompanying wines. The Master Bro Neil Armitage said it was “a real pleasure to be the Master of such a historic lodge… and I look forward to a fantastic year in the Chair”.