ProstAid Shave Off

Shave-off tonight at the Green Rooms. Scott Bailye put on a great show shaving our brethren who had grown facial hair in aid of Prostaid. Thanks to Simon Green, Simon Mepstead, Jonathan Nichols, Chris Blunt and Norman Bell. About £1000 raised.

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Bavarian Evening

The Lodge held a “Bavarian Oompah” evening at the Green Rooms at the beginning of February this year and this event proved a great night for the members, their families and guests who attended and indeed took an active part in the proceedings. The music and particuarly the lead singer, who in common with the other band members, were dressed for the part, kept all well entertained. A high level of audience participation meant that all attending were constantly, jumping up and down, raising their glasses and joining in with the choruses. Some “lucky” members of the audience became much

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Masquerade Ball – Ladies Night

The Lodge held it’s annual Ladies Festival on Saturday March 2nd 2013 with the night taking on a new theme – as a masquerade ball. The venue was St. Catherine’s Church in Burbage, where around eighty members, their Ladies and guests enjoyed a very pleasant evening.

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250th Meeting of Burbach Lodge

Our Christmas meeting held on Tuesday December 13th 2012, was also a celebration as our 250th meeting. The attendance was possibly a record for the Lodge with a total of 86 of which 42 were visiting brethren. An excellent initiation ceremony was followed by an enjoyable Festive Board with our usual round of carols led by W. Bro. Dennis Snow. Our photo shows the Worshipful Master, Martin Staley cutting the celebration cake with two founders, W. Bros. Snow and Gibson-Leitch.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Province 2012 Festival

The 2012 Festival is the Province’s Charity raising funds for the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution. The target figure of £1.5 million is close to being met and currently £1.3 million has been collected. The Festival culminates at the Festival Dinner at the Walkers Stadium in Leicester on May 19th 2012. As part of the Festival fund-raising effort a “Classic Cars Dash” was arranged and the then Provincial Grand Secretary V.W.Bro. David Hagger arrived at Hinckley Masonic Hall in an MG driven by W. Bro. Peter Green closely followed by a Bentley saloon. Members of the Hinckley Lodges were on hand

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Burbach Lodge donates to local scout group

Burbach Lodge donate £125 to 1st Britannia Scouts Burbage Joseph, the son of Worshipful Brother Chris Blunt, recently presented a cheque for £125 to 1st Britannia Scouts on behalf of Burbach Lodge.  Chris, the current Master of Burbach Lodge had learnt that the local Scouts in Burbage were in much need of new camping gear and sports equipment and had set about raising funds through their own activities.  Well knowing that Scouting has many parallels with the principles of Freemasonry, being those of brotherhood and service, Chris decided to help and donated the proceeds of a Lodge festive board raffle.

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