Don't miss these Zoom presentations from W.Bro Tony Harvey!

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The Historic Links between the Craft, Mark and Royal Arch - Wednesday 17th March

This zoom presentation is being given in conjunction with Somerset Craft and Holy Royal Arch. W. Bro. Harvey explains the relationship between the three Sovereign Orders and the importance of Mark as well as Chapter in a full appreciation of the Craft. This will be followed by a second lecture on Wed. 17th March on the Narrative and Symbolic links between Craft, Mark and Chapter.
Register to
attend here, you will then be sent log in details before the meeting.
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1st January 2021 - Provincial Treasurer, W.Bro Peter Elmont receives the British Empire Medal in New Years Honours list.

January 20th - Nailsea Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners have made a donation £250 to the RNLI recognising Peter Elmont's achievement in being awarded the BEM.
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16th December 2020 - Grand Master's Special Award. W.Brothers Trevor Quartermaine and David Dixon appointed Grand Officers for their work on the Square Meals project.

January 30th - An update on the square meals project as an appeal is made for funds to enable the project to continue until May 2021.
A just giving page has been created should individuals wish to make donations.
More details here.
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5th February - The 2020 annual review for the Mark Benevolent Fund shows £853,231 to dispersed charities and worthy causes. Read the annual review.

Provincial 600 Club New 20-21 Season!
In the 2019/20 season over £3500 was raised for the Provincial Mark Benevolent Fund. A similar amount was distributed in prizes. Help to make this years 600 club just as successful, entering now. If you're not in it you can't win it! Download the entry form.

January 22nd - Carnarvon Lodge No 119 donate £500 to the square meals project.
8th December - Read about the Provincial Christmas Zoom meeting, fancy dress and other things!

Mark Newsletter

Early in the New Year we will be publishing a Mark email Newsletter. You can sign up to receive it on the form below. If your Lodge something of interest that you feel should be in the Newsletter please contact the Editor.

Now for some good news!

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30th January - Congratulations to W.Bro Ben White and his wife Monica on their Golden Wedding Anniversary!
The couple celebrated their anniversary at home in Congresbury, as they had to postpone their celebration trip to America, due to the current travel restrictions.
Ben is the secretary of Else Lodge and the Master, W Bro Chris Millard delivered a card and flowers to them on behalf of everyone in the Else Lodge No 102. All socially distanced of course!
Future Events

Provincial Weekend 15th to 17th October 2021

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The Provincial weekend will be held at the Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th October 2021. Full details and the Booking Form will be available soon.

Calendar of Mark and
Royal Ark Mariner Meetings

Mark and Royal Ark Mariner Installations

There will be no Provincial representation at any Lodge for any ceremony (including Installations) or Provincial Team Visits for the foreseeable future. As the situation regarding the Covid 19 pandemic evolves, a new Provincial Diary for 2021/22 will be drafted and Lodge Secretaries/Scribes will of course be kept informed of this.

The Travelling Keystone

Programme 2021 to 2024
words for delivery of the Keystone.

The Travelling Ark

Programme for Sept 2020 to 2022
Commanders words for delivery of the Ark.

Proposing a Masonic toast? Here are some helpful hints.

Mark Golf Day 18th June 2021

Friday 18th June 2021 - The 15th Annual Mark Golf Day will be held at Wedmore Golf Club. All golfers welcome!
Download the entry form.
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Somerset Antient Mark Masons

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There are no SAMMs demonstrations scheduled for this year. If your Mark Lodge would like to host a demonstration please contact the secretary, W.Bro Barrie Baker.

Taking the fourth regular step Download a pdf leaflet which explains why a Master Mason should join the Mark Degree.

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