Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Surrey

Provincial Grand Secretary's Brief No 16
I have the following information to pass on to you, and suggest that you pass it on to your members, to ensure they are up to date with Provincial and Grand Lodge Matters:

Surrey Provincial Annual Meeting 2017
Saturday 18 March 2017 - 11:00am start - Book Now!
Croydon Masonic Hall, 73 Oakfield Road, Croydon CR0 2UX
For the Dining Form click here. For details about parking click here.

Surrey MBF 2022 Festival
The Festival has now been launched and now is the time for you to commit… click here to discover more.
Download a Gift Aid Form by clicking here.

Send completed forms to W.Bro. David Barden:
605 Maidstone Road, Blue Bell Hill Village, CHATHAM, Kent ME5 9QX

Festival Chairman is W.Bro. David Else:
Festival Secretary is W.Bro. Bill Barr: - PLEASE NOTE NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

Support the 2017 Mark Benevolent Fund Charity Walk
Saturday 6th May 2017 - our team of 'Surrey Ramblers' will be led by our Provincial Grand Master. They need your support!

Go to and simply click the Donate button. Contact for more information

The Cha-Di-Da is booked for Saturday 1st April 2017
The cost has been held the same as last year - £55.00. The event will be held again at the Burford Bridge Hotel. For full details click here.

Mark Grand Lodge
On Tuesday 25th April 2017 - Freemasons’ Hall, Sheaf Close, Lodge Farm, Northampton, NN5 7UL.

The Provincial Grand Master Province of Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire has consented to preside over THE GRAND MASTER’S LODGES OF INSTRUCTION for Mark Master Masons and Royal Ark Mariners- for details and booking contact the Provincial Grand Secretary, Brian Elliott at:

Fratres Calami Aeariique Lodge of MMM 1704 - Thursday 9th February 2017, 5PM, Nutfield
Although this is now a SECRETARIES, TREASURERS and DC’s Lodge, all our MMM’s are positively encouraged to attend and participate.

The meeting will feature a briefing, discussion and question session on “Succession Planning” and the launch of a revised “Secretaries Handbook”.

If there is any other particular issue you would like covered, please let me know in good time, and we will try to include it. Bookings FCA Sec WBro David Skilleter-

This is the Annual Briefing for Lodges and every Lodge should make every effort to ensure that they are represented.

Swimathon at Guildford
Swimathon at Guildford Spectrum. Meet at 10.30am on Sunday 29 January 2017.  Swim starts 11am until noon. Our ProvGM plans to 'make a splash'! For more information click here. If you or your connections should want to join in, contact the organiser

Websites to Visit
Provincial information:
Provincial and other Events:
Provincial Downloads for Secretaries:
Grand Lodge web site:
Mark Benevolent Fund:

And finally...
If you have ideas that could potentially improve the way your Province is administered, let your Province know.


Yours Sincerely and Fraternally

Trevor J Sadler
Provincial Grand Secretary

January 2016