Prestonian Lecture at Woodsmoke Lodge 9317

Mirfield Masonic Hall was packed to capacity on Tuesday 25th February when Woodsmoke Lodge, no 9317, hosted an additional presentation of the 2012 Prestonian Lecture, “Scouting and Freemasonry, two parallel organisations?” by W. Bro. Tony Harvey, Prov G Mentor (Derbyshire).

The lecture was adapted by W. Bro. Harvey to allow non masons to be present and amongst the audience of over 100 were 40 non masonic members of the Scout movement.

The meeting was supported by the attendance of Rt. W. Bro. David S. Pratt, the Provincial Grand Master and the Mayor of Kirklees W. Bro. Martyn Bolt.


The picture above shows

 (L to R) W. Bro. (Cllr) Martyn Bolt, PAGDC, (the Mayor of Kirklees) W. Bro. Tony Harvey,

The Provincial Grand Master and W. Bro. Robin Price, WM of Woodsmoke Lodge, No 9317.


The PGM with many of the Scout leaders present at the meeting.

Stuart Gledhill

Secretary, Woodsmoke Lodge, No 9317


Posted in Uncategorized on February 26th, 2014 by Kevin Gould

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