The Lodge of the Three Graces No. 408 Press Release

The Lodge of the Three Graces No 408 is holding a summer garden party and open day on Sunday 26 August 2012.

There will be a number of attractions including a barbecue, face painting, coconut shy, cake and book stalls and live entertainment.

There will also be the unique opportunity to glimpse inside one of Haworth’s historic buildings. There will be the chance for visitors to tour the Lodge rooms, talk to Freemasons who meet there and gain and insight into Freemasonry past and present.

Worshipful Master Brother Peter Thornton says: “We are grateful for this opportunity to welcome the public in our Lodge. We are very proud of our headquarters and look forward to the community visiting us where we will be able to better inform them about the Lodge building and Freemasonry in general.”

There will also be chance to learn more about the Masonic charity work in the local community.

All are welcome to the event which runs from 2-5pm.

For further information please contact Worshipful Brother John Sharman, Secretary on 07973 429710

Facts and Figures

  • Freemasonry is one of the World’s oldest secular fraternal societies.
  • There are over 250,000 Freemasons throughout England and Wales.
  • It offers its members an approach to life which seeks to reinforce thoughtfulness for others, kindness in the community, honesty, courtesy in society and fairness in all things.
  • Benevolence and Charity are fundamental principles of Freemasonry. Freemasons are the largest charitable givers (£7m p.a.), after the National Lottery, make major timely contributions to international disaster relief funds and award grants to local non-masonic charities.

Posted in Uncategorized on August 16th, 2012 by David Clough

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