It's starting to look a lot like..... ssshhhh you know what...... and many lodges hold social events, firstly to have fun together, and secondly to raise money for charities. Christmas jumpers abound, as do mince pies. There is the usual raffle table and very often a 'man creche' for the husbands!
The first meeting of the Group took place on Saturday 1 December at Headquarters. The group were excited to browse the shelves and cabinets in the library and look forward to researching their favourite topics. They hope to be able to publish the output of their research, perhaps as an electronic journal. See photos......
On Sunday 17 June, Santo Arco Real en Espana No. 52 held their Installation at the Lodge building in Los Boliches, near Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol. On the previous day, the Craft lodge, La Rama Primera No. 355 held a First Degree ceremony. Members and visitors from the UK joined the Members who are resident in Spain and enjoyed two very good meetings.
VW Bro Jenny Robinson GDC and W Bro Elaine Malone AGReg represented the MW the Grand Master at a National Service of Commemoration for the 1100th anniversary of the death of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians. The Grand Master gave permission for chains to be worn on this occasion. The service was attended by HRH the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward.