The Lodge recieves a talk on the history of Masonic Firing

On Tuesday 1st August the Royal Yorkshire Lodge recieved a talk from WBro Rodney Taylor on the history, usage and custom of masonic firing. The talk went into detail about how special glasses were used to give toasts by banging them on the table. He also described how clapping was used in many lodges as…

Lodge receives a lecture on heraldry & Masonry

On Tuesday 4th July, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge was given a lecture on the historic links between heraldry and freemasonry. The talk was given by Bro Peter Clarke who had developed an interest in heraldry over a number of years. The talk cover a number of aspects of prominent masonic heraldry, including how the coat…

David Key shares his passion of Lego with the Lodge

On the meeting of Tuesday 4th October Brother David Key shared his passion of Lego with the Royal Yorkshire Lodge. At the meeting he showed a video of the history of the Lego Corporation. This video detailed the turbulent history of the company from its early days making wooden toys right through to making plastics…