On Tuesday 5th October 2021, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge No. 265 conducted its first ceremony of initiation since the Covid 19 lock down. The ceremony saw Bro Ian Rowland be initiated into the Lodge at a ceremony attended a number of members and visitors. Bro Rowland had initially expressed and interest in joining the Lodge prior to the pandemic and remarked that “it had been well worth the wait”. He went onto thank the Master and the brethren for an excellent ceremony.
The ceremony was followed by an excellent festive board. The Master, WBro Mark Exley, said in a toast to the new member “it was a pleasure to finally have you on board”. The went onto say he looked forward to getting back into the swing of regular meetings.