The Lodge conducts a Second Degree Ceremony

On Tuesday 5th April, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge conducted a ceremony of passing for Bro Ian Rowland. Bro Rowland had recently been initiated into the lodge but had expressed an interest to join prior to the covid pandemic. Bro Rowland said it “was a great privelige to be able to take the next step in…

Lodge supports humanitarian effort for Ukraine

on Tuesday 1st March 2022, the lodge voted to make an emergency donation of £500 to the Good Shepherd Centre to support the emerging humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The motion proposed by the Master David Key who said that “the people of Ukraine are facing an unprecedented crisis” and went on to urge the brethren…

Lodge Elects a New Master

On a meeting of the Lodge on Tuesday 4th January 2022, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge held its annual Scroll Night. The annual Scroll Night meeting is the formal business meeting of the Lodge and usually does not have visitors attending. At this meeting the Lodge elected the Senior Warden WBro David T Key as the…

Lodge Conducts a Ceremony of Passing

On Tuesday 7th December, the Lodge held a cerenony of passing for Bro Emanuele Bernardini. This was a ceremony had that was long over due as the Covid Pandemic made it difficult to be able to hold ceremonies. The ceremony was well attended by a number of brethren and visitors. Bro Bernardini went on to…

Lodge conducts a Ceremony of Passing

On Tuesday 2nd November, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge conducted a ceremony of Passing for Bro Peter Karkoska. This wad the second ceremony the Lodge had conducted since reopening from the Covid lockdown. The Master, WBro Mark Exley congratulated Bro Karkoska for the excellent way he had learnt his words for the ceremony. Bro Karkoska said…

Lodge conducts a ceremony of Initiation

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…

Lodge Conducts a Ceremony of Raising

On Tuesday 3rd Sptember 2019, the Royal yorkshire Lodge conducted a ceremony of Raising for Bro Micheal Halliday. Bro Halliday who joined the lodge after making contact through the lodge website. He described the event as a very special occassion and one he would never forget. The Worshipful Master, WBro Crhsi Wilcock congratualted all the…

The Lodge conducts a Ceremony of Passing

On Tuesday 2nd April 2019, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge conducted a ceremony of Passing for Bro Micheal Halliday. The ceremony was well attended by 23 visitors and members which concluded with an excellent festive board. Bro Halliday, who originally joined the lodge after an enquiry through the lodge website, described the ceremony as “very special”…

The Lodge Installs a New Master

On Tuesday 5th February 2019, the Royal Yorkshire Lodge held its annual Installation of the new master. WBro Chris Wilcock was once again installed by the outgoing master WBro Neil Armitage. WBro Wilcock, who had previously been installed as master in 1991, said it was a “huge honour to once again serve as master”. At…

Lodge Members visit the Wyggeston Lodge in Leicester

On Friday 16th November, members of the Royal Yorkshire Lodge attended the Installation meeting of the Wyggeston Lodge No. 3448. At the meeting, the Master elect Bro John Harvey was installed as Master. The ceremony was well attended with 64 members and visitors, including the Provincial Grand Master. Bro Peter Clarke is a member of…