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Sunday Dances at the Adelaide Suite on the 1st & 3rd Sundays in the month. Doors open at 7.00pm and dancing will start at 7.30pm. See Poster and visit the website here.

Monday 30th March - District Meeting at Mill House at 7:30pm. To receivie a talk/presentation on the work of The ELMC, to be given by WBro Mark Davis and Mrs Julie Ward. All Charity Stewards are invited and encouraged to attend please.

Saturday 11th April - Mark 2021 Festival fund raising event to be held at the Adelaide Suite. "A Touch of Class" are great entertainment. You know the food will be wonderful. Many of you will know that the Joint Mark Dinners over the last eight years have been an unqualified success. You really can't afford to miss this opportunity to have a great night out. Book with Jack Aston early to avoid disappointment. See poster.

Sunday 19th April - Walk the Province 2015 - Sponsored walk in support of our EL2015 Festival. Set off at 9:00am. Blackburn Masonic Hall to Mill House Masonic Hall walking along the canal route. See poster.

Thursday 7th May - Joint Convocation of the East Ribble District Royal Arch. The East Lancashire Royal Arch Demonstration Team will demonstrate the lecture “The Rise and Fall of the Twelve Tribes of Israel”. The new Deputy Grand Superintendent, EComp Stephen Blank, PGSwdB, will be in attendance.

Saturday 9th May - Festival Dinner, Turf Moor, Burley. Organised by Burnley & Pendle District, an evening of great company, food and entertainment, all whilst raising funds for our Festival. See main poster. See menu and booking form (scroll down page after menu!!)

Friday 15th May - RA presentation / open evening to be held at Mill House.

Saturday 16th May - WBro Crowther is to host a Social Media workshop at Mill House. This is for any Lodge/Chapter that wants to have a FREE presence on Facebook or Twitter!! All it needs is one reasonably enthusiastic member of the Lodge or Chapter to attend and to find out what's involved. Contact Steve on

Saturday 6th June - Cruise with Confidence. A delicious 3 course dinner will be served, followed by tea/coffee and mints and vocalist Ann Christie will make a welcome return to the Adelaide Suite. See poster.

Sunday 7th June - Narrow Boat Pull in aid of the Festival - see poster.

Tuesday 9th June - A meeting of all Lodge Secretaries and Scribe Es in order to discuss the formation of a Secretaries' Mess/Forum, which would meet twice a year. This first meeting will be held at Mill House, Clayton le Moors at 7pm. A light meal of soup, sandwiches and chips will be arranged at a small cost. It would be most helpful if you could reply by email to me at subjected ' East Ribble District - Mess/Forum'

Saturday 13 June - Sunday 14th June - EL 2015 Festival - Tour de Province. See poster.

Sunday 14th June to Thursday 18th June - Victory Lodge trip to Ireland. See poster.

Saturday 27th June - Summer BBQ & Grand Draw - M​ill House Masonic Hall at 6pm. Adults £12.50, Children £6. Barbecue meal & Dessert.

Sunday 28th June - Child Action Northwest Pound Day .

Saturday 4th July - The 2015 East Lancashire Hospice Starlight Walk will take place with a new route!!

Wednesday 8th July - East Lancashire Golf Competition - see here for further information.

Saturday 11th July - The Annual East Lancashire Bowling Competition will be held at Elton Liberal Club, Bury. Organiser Geoff Leach can be contacted on 01204 880136 or by email at: for further information.

Saturday 3rd October - Boxing Evening, Radcliffe Civic Hall. A sporting evening in aid of our Festival, tickets/pricing TBC

Thursday 19th November - Provincial Grand Lodge will be held at 3:00pm at King George's Hall, Blackburn.

Sunday 6th December - District Carol Service

Thursday 29th October - The Festival Dinner will be at the Reebok in Bolton. Ladies do not have to qualify as stewards, but brethren do to qualify for tickets. To be a steward a brother needs to have donated £75 to the Festival and purchased a Festival jewel at a cost of £20.

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Attention Lodge Secretary's and Chapter Scribe E's
Please Email the details of your Lodge/Chapter Ceremonies and Special Occasions to :-

Sid Jenkinson
District Communications Officer