Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Hanover Square, Glastonbury BA6 8BT. 18.15 on the fourth Tuesday, January (3rd Tuesday), March 18.00 (Installation), May and October. The Lodge has 68 subscribing members.

Officers of the Lodge - appointed Tuesday 26th March 2019

Worshipful Master - Bryan Kenna
Senior Warden - Eric Kellett
Junior Warden - Kevin Moynihan
Master Overseer - John Hawkins
Senior Overseer - Steve Gibbons
Junior Overseer - Graham Watts
Chaplain - Bob O’Malley White
Treasurer -
Julian Wittleton
Registrar of Marks - John Hartry
Secretary -
John Smith
Director of Ceremonies - Terry Wadman
Almoner - Tony Rawlings
Charity Steward - David Hillburn
Senior Deacon - Joe Guidi
Junior Deacon - Steve Ruddock
Assistant D of C - John Morey
Organist - Vacant
Assistant Secretary - Vacant
Inner Guard - Tony Guidi
Stewards - Roger Reina (dining) ,Tim Price, John Mellonby, Adrian Ambrosini, Robert Paice and Tony D'Ovidio
Tyler - Barry Davies

Past Masters of and in the Lodge

1981/2 John Morey PGJD
1986 Ken Parsons SW
1987 Robin Fussell SD
1988 Trevor Holman
1989 Michael Miles JW
1995 Terry Wadman
1997 Bill Knight SD
1999 & 2009 John Harris SW
2000 Steve Defries PGJD
2001 Eric Kellet
2002 N.D.John Smith JW
2004 Roly Bisgrove JW
2005 Tony Rawlings JO
2006 John Denning JO
2007 John Hartry JW
2008 S. John Smith PGSD
2010 Mike Gagg Dep Chap
2011/12 Roger Reina SO
2013 Graham Hayman ADC
2014/15 Bob O’Malley White JO
2016 Andrew Johns Std Br
2017 Barry Davies IOW
2018 Michael Adams

Mendip Lodge News and Events


28th March 2017 - Installation night

The Lodge room was full to see Worshipful Master, Andrew Johns install his successor Barry Davies, Provincial Junior Grand Warden in the Craft and Compass Editor in the Chair of the Lodge. Barry went on to install all his officers in fine fashion, using some ritual borrowed from the Craft! It was a pleasure to see no less than 22 Mark Master Masons re-enter the Lodge after the inner workings and salute the Worshipful Master, it shows the Strength of Mendip Mark Lodge.
At the meeting the Lodge Charity Steward David Hillburn gave notice of motion that the Lodge intends to distribute nearly £2000 to local charities and good causes.
The Provincial Grand Junior Warden, W.Bro John Allan was present, representing the Provincial Grand Master, he was accompanied by the Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies, Tony Guthrie.
The ceremony was followed by a festive board at Glastonbury Conservative club.

Left to right - John Allan - Provincial Junior Grand Warden, David Harris - JW, Barry Davies - Worshipful Master. Michael Adams SW and Tony Guthrie - Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies.

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  • A family affair - 25th October 2016

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    Worshipful Master Andrew Johns presided over a well attended meeting of Mendip Mark Lodge on 25th October. The Provincial Grand Master was present to see Andrew and his team preform an excellent ceremony of advancement with Bro Tim Adams as the candidate. Tim’s dad, Michael is the Junior Warden of the Lodge and he was obviously delighted to welcome his son into Mark Masonry and hoped that Tim would reach the Junior Warden’s chair a little sooner than he had himself. Mike was advanced over thirty years ago!

    The ceremony was followed by a festive board at Glastonbury Conservative club.

    Left to right - Michael Adams JW, John Morgan (PGM), Tim Adams (candidate), Andrew John (WM), Barry Davies (JW).

  • Installation 27th March 2012

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    Installation 27th March 2012.

    This year is a little different as Roger Reina remains in the Chair for a second year. His first was very successful the good ceremonies and candidates. Together with his wife, Roger organised a superb Sunday Lunch for members of the Lodge and their friends at Coxley Vineyard. The PGM and members of the Provincial team were present to see Roger appoint his new officers for the coming year.
    Photos by John Nicholson. Click the image to see the gallery.
  • Installation 22nd March 2011

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    Installation 22nd March 2011.

    A full house witnessed the Installation of Bro.Roger Reina as the new Worshipful Master of Mendip Lodge No 781 on 22nd March under the eagle eye of W.Bro. Neil Hawes the Provincial Grand Junior Warden representing the Provincial Grand Master. W.Bro. Mike Gagg having performed an excellent Installation, W.Bro. Roger investing his Officers in a very sincere manner, all agreed it was a very happy occasion from entering the Lodge to retiring from the tasty four-course dinner at the Constitutional Club.

    In the photo left to right: W.Bro.Ted Wells - SW, W.Bro.Neil Hawes, Provincial JW. W.Bro.Roger Reina - Master. Bro. Graham Hayman - JW
  • 21st May 2010

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    Mendip Lodge MMM No.781 at Glastonbury on 21st May 2010

    The Deputy Provincial Grand Master Ray Guthrie was one of many Mark Master Masons present to watch W.Bro Mike Gagg and his new team perform their fist advancement ceremony. The candidate David Hodges was very impressed as indeed were all the visitors to the Lodge. A festive board afterwards at the nearby Conservative club was enjoyed by all.

    The photo shows l to r; Candidate David Hodges, Master - Mike Gagg and Senior Warden Roger Reina.
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