News from Bro Mark

On May 2, 2018 By

Our newest Master Mason, Bro Mark , shares his thoughts on Freemasonry, Lodge Temperance 2557 and the Widows Sons.

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Happy St George’s Day

On April 23, 2018 By

Happy St George’s Day everyone.

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April 2018 Meeting

On April 16, 2018 By

Brethren, the WM Wbro Alan Bell and his officers request you attend the Lodge on Tuesday 17th April at Byker Masonic Hall at 7.00 for our regular meeting.

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Bro Nicholson – revisited

On April 6, 2018 By

We can’t claim to have any noble or royal members in Lodge Temperance 2557 but we’ve had members from all other walks of life including Mayor’s, Ministers, butchers, miners, gardeners and have now discovered a cowboy!

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Egg cited at Easter.

On April 1, 2018 By

Thoughtful motorcycling freemasons in Northumberland paid a surprise visit to a Cramlington care home to deliver bags full of Easter eggs.

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RAF Centenary

On April 1, 2018 By

On 1 April 1918, the RAF was formed, becoming a new branch of the British military. It was created by the merging of the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Flying Corps, ending an old rivalry. Three or our members were there at it’s formation.

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Born to be mild

On March 29, 2018 By

The roar of motorcycle engines could be heard across the region as the gentlemen of the road undertook an important “secret” mission for Easter.

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#OnThisDay LCpl Joseph Glass

On March 22, 2018 By

Bro Joseph Glass was a Freemason and member of Lodge Temperance 2557 when his life was cut short in the final year of the First World War at the battle of Arras on the 22nd March 1918.

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Bro Luke Nicholson

On March 8, 2018 By

Mrs Leslie Newman, the wife of our Secretary Wbro Keith Newman, is an antiques dealer specialising mainly in Victorian Edwardian jewellery, however she often finds hidden gems of other kinds and at a recent car boot sale found a Lodge Temperance 2557 regalia case with apron and documents.

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#EnoughIsEnough update

On March 5, 2018 By

As part of the recent #EnoughIsEnough campaign, The Guardian has corrected an article which made misleading claims about Freemasonry.

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Visit to Grand Lodge

On February 23, 2018 By

Did you know, you can have a tour of Freemasons Hall in London even if you aren’t a Freemason. The tours and museum are free, open to the public and well worth a visit next time you’re in London.

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RIP Bro Darren Marcus

On February 14, 2018 By

It is with great sadness that we report the death of a former member of the Lodge. Bro Darren Marcus died in his sleep during the evening of Thursday 8th February.

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#Enough is Enough

On February 10, 2018 By

A PERSONAL LETTER BY DR DAVID STAPLES, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ENGLAND.

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Fleetwood Lodge 3711

On February 10, 2018 By

In January 2018, our Senior Warden Bro Dr. Christopher Tait journeyed to the Province of West Lancashire to visit Fleetwood Lodge No. 3711. Read on to find out the reason for the trip and more about his visit.

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2018 February Meeting

On February 6, 2018 By

Our February meeting is on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at the Masonic Hall, Corbridge Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne at 7:00pm when we will be conferring a real 3rd Degree.

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January 2018 Meeting

On January 9, 2018 By

Our next regular meeting and the first of 2018 is on Tuesday 16th January 2018 and the Worshipful Master asks you to attend the duties of the Lodge at the Masonic Hall, Corbridge Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne at 7:00pm.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy 2018

On December 24, 2017 By

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year from Lodge Temperance 2557

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A Wander up Kilimanjaro

On December 15, 2017 By

Proud to support our Senior Warden and Charity Steward Bro Chris Tait going the extra mile (literally) to raise money for Josie’s Dragonfly Trust by going for a wander up Mount Kilimanjaro.

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