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Veterans Aid Charity Walk – In Review

Written on October 5, 2018 at 7:18 am, by

As you may already be aware, the Connaught Club has this year chosen to raise funds for Veterans Aid. One of several fundraising exercises we’ve planned was our charity walk. At the time it seemed like a good idea, and truthfully, it was. That doesn’t mean it was plain sailing though. There were quite a  Continue Reading »

Open Reception AND Bumper Burgoyne Write Up!

Written on July 3, 2018 at 1:27 pm, by

by Connaught Club Chairman, W.Bro. Laurence Hobbs In the blink of an eye the Connaught Club knocked two events straight out of the proverbial park! It’s not often that we have two fixtures within four days but that’s just how the calendar fell. Nevertheless, we rose to the challenge and put on what can only be  Continue Reading »

Veterans Aid Charity Walk 2018

Written on June 9, 2018 at 1:47 pm, by

17th – 19th August 2018 This year, Connaught Club Chairman, Laurence Hobbs has decreed that to help raise money for our 2018 Veterans Aid Appeal, we’re going to organise a Charity Walk. Join us for three days of hiking, camping and enjoying the Great British countryside, as we mardle 40 miles from the outskirts of the  Continue Reading »

Burgoyne Lodge No. 902 – June Meeting

Written on May 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm, by

Burgoyne No. 902, our Club Lodge, is back, and this June meeting is not to be missed! Join us on the 16th June for an extraordinary meeting, in which V.W. Bro. James H Newman OBE, Deputy President and Chairman of the Masonic Charitable Foundation, presents a lecture entitled “MCF, a force for good in Freemasonry and wider Society”.  Continue Reading »

Jeeves and Wooster hit the AGM

Written on March 29, 2018 at 12:21 pm, by

By Bro. Bertie Wooster Now if there is anything in a Wooster its Sporting Blood, I can assure you. So when my good Chum William Connaught invited me to the Connaught Club AGM and placed a wager on the length of the meeting I was in for a pound instantly! As with any flutter, I  Continue Reading »

AGM 2018 – Outgoing Chairman’s Address

Written on March 23, 2018 at 12:58 pm, by

For those of you who were present at this year’s AGM, you will have heard our outgoing Chairman, W.Bro. Lewis Geo. Clement mention that he would spare us his speech and instead, publish his address to the membership on the website. Albeit a week or two late, please find below Lewis’ speech and a downloadable  Continue Reading »

Met Grand Chapter: Royal Arch Awareness Evening

Written on March 12, 2018 at 11:11 am, by

Why not start a new chapter in your Masonic career by becoming a Royal Arch Mason? Metropolitan Grand Chapter will be opening the doors of a Chapter Room to all Craft Masons desirous of finding out what the Royal Arch is about. The Chapter Room will be set up as it would be for a  Continue Reading »

Burgoyne February Meeting Review

Written on March 1, 2018 at 11:22 am, by

by WBro. Laurence Hobbs Boring, uneventful, dreary. These are three words that have absolutely nothing to do with last Saturday’s meeting at Great Queen Street. Given the choice, three appropriate words would be: Slick, joyful and fun. Yes, that’s correct, all three of these words are most definitely applicable. The meeting was truly a lesson  Continue Reading »

Congratulations!

Written on February 28, 2018 at 4:55 pm, by

A huge congratulations from all of us at the Club, to all our members past and present receiving Metropolitan Grand honours this year! Tomorrow, at Met’s AGM the following people will be invested: Ian Currans (President) as Assistant Metropolitan Grand Master Gus Machado (Deputy President) as Met. Grand Inspector Kyle Alexander (Past Chairman) as Deputy  Continue Reading »

Meet the Member: Michael Parsey

Written on February 28, 2018 at 10:00 am, by

Following on from the success of the last ‘instalment’, we bring you another edition of Meet the Member with one of the Connaught Club’s latest joiners, Michael Parsey! 1.     What is your lodge and where do you meet? My mother lodge is Old Kings Arms No.28, meeting at Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street. 2.     Tell  Continue Reading »