Dinner

The Annual Get Together and Fellowship Meeting (Master's Dinner) will be held on Friday 31 January 2020 within the premises of Lodge Eastmuir, No. 1126 at 1543-1549 Shettleston Road, Glasgow, G32 9AS.

The Guest Speaker on the evening will be Brother Thomas C. Smith, Grand Almoner. 

The evening is open to all Reigning Masters in the Province and the dress code will be lounge suits. It is perfectly acceptable for a Lodge to purchase a ticket for the Master.

If your Lodge has not responded on behalf of your Master, please do so by Monday 20 January 2020 and send remittance of £20.00 to the office as soon as possible. Please note, ticket will not be sent out but will be available for collection on the evening on arrival at the venue.

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Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow Charity Burns Supper

Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow
Saturday 22 February 2020  -  6pm for 7pm - Dress Formal - Price £40 per person.


The Burns Supper is being held at the Marriott Hotel for the first time. It is in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and is open to all Freemasons and male guests who are not Freemasons.


It is expected to be a popular event with the following top quality artiste's performing on the night ; 

Immortal Memory: Brother John Shirkie, P.M. Lodge Tarbolton Kiliwinning St. James No. 135.
Recitations: Brother Gordon Mather P.M. Lodge Blantyre Kilwinning No. 557 and Lodge Burns Immortal No.1730.
Burns Songs and Haggis Recitation: Brother Alan Beck, P.M. Lodge Greenck Kilwinning No. 12 and President of Greenock Mother Club.
Toast to the Lassies: Brother Ian Macpherson, MBE,  Hon Junior Vice President of the Bridgeton Burns Club, P.M. The Prince's Lodge No 607.
Reply on behalf of the Lassies: Brother Iain Gordon, P.M. The Prince's Lodge No. 607 and President of the Bridgeton Burns Club. 
Chairman: Brother Robert Shaw P.M. The Bridgeton & Glasgow Shamrock & Thistle Lodge No. 275, The Prince's Lodge No. 607 and Vice President of the Bridgeton Burns Club.
Pipers from the Province will also be performing. 

 
The tickets are now on sale.  All applications should be made to Brother Bobby Shaw who can be contacted on the following numbers 0141 633 0537 or 07818161722 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tables will be assembled in numbers of 8, 10 and 12.  Pre-order drinks forms will issued electronically in the near future for those who wish to order their drinks in advance with a discount of 15% off beers and a reduction for bottles of whisky. There will also be a reduction in rates for those wishing to stay overnight. Parking will be free to all those attending the function. The finer detail will be contained on the forms.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Please do not contact the Provincial Grand Lodge office regarding this event as the sale of tickets will not be handled by the staff there due to them dealing with the Annual Dance and the Installation of the PGM Designate. 

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Quiz

The 2020 Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow Quiz will be held in the Masonic Hall, 5 St. Mungo Street, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 1QT on Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

All the competing teams are requested to be seated in the hall by 7.30pm on the evening and shall receive the same questions simultaneously. Points will be awarded for each correct answer and the team with the most points will be declared the winners. In the event of a tie for first place, the winners will be decided by a tie-breaking system of questions. Teams will consist of no more than five or less than three members who are Master Masons of the competing Lodge. Any other members of the Lodge who are not in the team are asked to be seated apart from the competitors.

The quiz will consist of six rounds of ten questions. The rounds will be as follows:

  1. Around Scotland
  2. Film/Television
  3. General Knowledge
  4. Art/Music
  5. Masonic Round
  6. Pictorial Round

Please note that in the interests of sportsmanship and fraternal etiquette, the quizmaster’s decision is final.

Lodges may enter, using this form as many teams as they wish. The entry fee will again be £6.00 per team and is payable in advance to Provincial Grand Treasurer. Entries should be received no later than Monday 23 March 2020.

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Details of this very worthwhile event are included in the flyer which is posted below.  Please give this event your full support.

WalkingWithHeroes2019

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2019 Captain Speirs Golf Competition
 
The 2019 Captain Speirs Golf Competition is a handicap, foursomes, knock-out competition for teams of two players.
Brethren of all ages and abilities are able to enter. Please note that players do not have to be members of a Golf Club or hold a recognised handicap.
Both players in each team must be Members of the same Lodge.
The entry fee is £20 per team and cheques for entry fees should be made payable to “Captain Speirs Golf Competition”.
 
There is no restriction on the number of teams entering from a Lodge and it is in order, if a Lodge wishes, for it to pay for their teams entry fees.
 
Entry forms are available on the Lodge Secretaries page and the rules of the competition can be viewed here
 
The deadline for the receipt of entries is 21 March 2019.
 
Please draw this Competition to the attention of the Brethren of your Lodge and encourage as many teams as possible to take part.
 
All queries regarding the competition should be directed to myself.
 
Yours faithfully and fraternally,
Robert B Garrity
Tournament Secretary
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Whist

JOHN ADAMS WHIST COMPETITION 2019

The Whist Competition for 2019, will have a different format from previous years as there will no longer be District Heats.  Due to the drop in numbers participating in recent years, it has been decided to abandon the heats and make it a one night Competition which will take place on 

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019, within Lodge Tollcross No. 1194, 25 Causewayside Street, Tollcross, Glasgow G32 8LT. 

Team Members must be Clear Members of the Lodges they represent.

Donations of prizes for the raffles would be welcomed and any offers to assist with sandwiches would be greatly appreciated.

The Entry Form should be completed and returned to this office not later than Monday, 21st January, 2019.

The Entry Fee is £10.00 per team. Cheques should be made payable to Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow and attached to the Entry Form.

Teams should report to the venue at 7.00 p.m. and be seated by 7.15 p.m. in order that the Competition can start at 7.30 p.m. prompt.

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The Regular Comminication of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow will be held on Tuesday 5 February 2019 at 7.30pm within the Masonic Hall at 15 Wood Street, Glasgow, G31 6BZ.

Lodges are reminded that their Master, Wardens and IPM as well as their elected representative are all members of Provincial Grand Lodge and that business which was previously discussed at Provincial Grand Committee will now be dealt with at Communications due to the new structure of PGL. 

 

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SAVE THE DATE

On Saturday 22 February 2020 the Provincial Grand Lodge of Glasgow will be holding a Charity Burns Night.  This event will be in aid of The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.

The event will be held in the Marriot Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8PR and it is anticipated that it will be a 6pm start with dinner being served at 7pm. The dress code will be black tie (or highland dress) and the event is for Brethren and male guests only.

Tickets for the evening, which includes a four course meal, will be £40 per person and details of how to order them will be announced in the next few weeks. The evening promises to be a fantastic celebration of the works and life of our national bard and the entertainment will be provided by some of the best Burns speakers in the country. 

Further details of discounts for pre-ordered drinks and special offers for accomodation will be announced when finalised. 

Please do not contact the Provincial Grand Lodge office regarding this event as the sale of tickets will not be handled by the staff there due to them dealing with the Annual Dance and the Installation of the PGM Designate. 

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