The Social Whirl – Forthcoming Social Events in the next few Weeks.

Hog Roast in Lisburn Masonic Centre.

Hog Roast in Lisburn Masonic Centre.

The Brethren of Maze Masonic Lodge No 356 I.C. will be hosting a Hog Roast and evening of Blue Grass music played by local band “Down and Out”, in the Lisburn Masonic Centre on the evening of the 22nd May 2015, starting at 7.30PM and running till late. If this is the sort of musical evening you canm relate to, then you will be pleased to learn that tickets are available at a cost of £ 15.00 per person, from Jim Grey at the telephone number shown.

Whiteabbey Masonic N.I. Hospice Support Group.

Whiteabbey Masonic N.I. Hospice Support Group.

Whiteabbey Masonic N.I. Hospice Support Group are holding “A Night at the Races” and a late night disco in The Masonic Centre, Whiteabbey on Friday the 22nd May 2015, starting from 7.30PM. Admission to the Hall is free, and food will be available for purchase. It is hoped that you and your friends will support the evening by buying a horse, sponsering a race or betting on the outcomes, as the Brethren concerned try to raise much needed funds to support this very worthwhile charity.

Teddy Bear's Picnic at Larne Masonic Centre.

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Larne Masonic Centre.

Now we have a popular event for all ages from the very young to those much much older. Larne and District Masonic Charity Committee presents a Teddy Bears Picnic in Larne Masonic Centre on Saturday the 23rd May from 12.00 Noon to 3.00PM. Everyone welcome and the cost per child including a free gift is £ 5.00 each. On site you will find Bouncy Castles, Inflatable Slide, Assault Course, Reptile Show, Kids Disco, Balloon Modelling, Magic Show, Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos. There will be prizes presented for the best Teddy Bear, the best Fancy Dress and d’ont forget your picnic. On sale within the grounds will be a particularly fine range of Dinky Donuts and Marti will be providing a barbeque for those of a peckish nature.

Ulster Scots Night in Portglenone Masonic Lodge No 450.

Ulster Scots Night in Portglenone Masonic Lodge No 450.

Our Brethren in the Entertainment Committee attached to Portglenone Masonic Lodge No 450 I.C. are holding an evening of Ulster Scots music with Bro Willie Drennan and Friends, who will entertain and amuse allcomers from 8.00pm on Saturday the 23rd May 2015. THe event will take place in Portglenone Masonic Hall and tickets will be available at a cost of £ 10.00 per head.

The Provincial Priories Golfing Society Annual Tournament.

The Provincial Priories Golfing Society Annual Tournament.

For all those budding Golf Pros in our midst, the Provincial Priories Golfing Society will hold their annual Golf Tournament on the 26th May 2015 in Killymoon Golf Club, Cookstown. They will be raising funds for the Harold McMaster Taggart Fund, Prostate Cancer and Crohn’s and Cotilis. Competition will be held under stableford rules with various prizes as detailed on the Flyer above. Entrance Fee is £ 30.00 sterling including a meal in the Clubhouse Restaurant. See balance of details above.

Annual Barbeque for Lisburn & District Masonic Charity Committee.

Annual Barbeque for Lisburn & District Masonic Charity Committee.

Once again it is back to Lisburn on the evening of Friday the 29th May 2015 at 8.00pm till late to support the Lisburn and District Masonic Charity Committee, as they present thair annual Steak barbeque in the Belsioze Road, Masonic Centre in Lisburn. On this occasion for your Steak Barbeque, you will have to pay the princely sum of £ 12.50 per head. So why not round up the bride, getting yourselves dickied up amd moosey along to Belsize Road to support this worthy endeavour.

Broomhedge Spuds & Scallions Night.

Broomhedge Spuds & Scallions Night.

Broomhedghe Star of the North Masonic Lodge No 335 I.C. are holding a Spuds an Scallions night in Broomhedge Masonic Hall located at 55 Halfpenny Gate Road, Moira BT67 0HW, on Saturday the 30th May 2015 at 7.00PM. The Worshipful Master’s Charity for 2015 is The Cancer Fund for Children and all profits from the night will go to support this most worthy cause. Entrance costs on the night are set at £ 5.00 per head, but please do not hesitate to add a small donation to support this worthy cause.

A Social Night organised by the James Chambers Lodge No 318.

A Social Night organised by the James Chambers Lodge No 318.

The Social Committee of the James Chambers MBushmills Lodge No 414 present a Charity Evening at Drumadoon. Bushmills Lodge No 414 present a Charity Evening at Drumadoon.[/caption]

The Worshipful Master, Officers and Brethren of Royal Blue Masonic Lodge No 414 Bushmills will be holding a Garden Party at Drumadoon, 236 Frosses Road, Cloughmills on Saturday the 20th June 2015 at 5.30PM. Music will be provided by the Limavady Big Band & Surprise Guests and dancing will continue to Twilight. Cost per head for the Sparkling Wine Reception, Banquet and Vintage Teas will be £ 20.00 per head.

Brethren over the next few weeks our Masonic Brethren throughout the Masonic Province of Antrim have planned a mixture of daytime and evening events, so diverse, that I’m sure you will all find something to take your interest. This is a rare opportunity to support a variety of occasions, enjoy yourself and still help support the wide variety of Charities listed above. So I hope you will all make an effort, to gather up your friends, and come along for a great night’s craic and do some fund raising at the same time. Look forward to seeing some of you at some of these occasions.

About irishfreemason

Rt Wor Bro Bashford lives in Ireland where he joined the Masonic Order in 1977. He became a Master Mason in 1978 and served as Master of his Mother Lodge, Moyarget No. 280 Irish Constitution in 1990. He was appointed Richard Robinson Memorial Lecturer in the Irish Masonic Province of Antrim in 1992 and 2004. In 1996 he was appointed Grand Master's personal Standard Bearer by Most Wor. Bro Darwin Templeton, G.M. In 2000 he became the Millennium Master of the `irish Lodge of Research No. 200, and in 2001 went on to become Excellent King of the irish Chapter of Research No. 222.He is the current Editor of the Irish Lodge of Research, and has been since 1992, and of the Irish Chapter of Research since 1996. He was appointed Representative of the Grand Lodge of Portugal at the Grand Lodge of Ireland in 2006 ( a ten year appointment), giving him the courtesy title of Right Worshipful Brother. He is currently Provincial Grand Librarian for the Province of Antrim, and Curator of the museum at their headquarters in Belfast.
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