The officer’s of Onslow Lodge held an extraordinary meeting on the 11th January and conducted a triple initiation, there were 47 present in the Lodge, to witness an excellent ceremony and with 43 dining at the festive board.
On the 6th September Bro Nigel Lawton, Mr Pete Hemmings (a candidate to be proposed at the next meeting) and Paul Cope walked the whole 25.7 miles from The Guildford Masonic Centre to the Surbiton Masonic Centre along the River Wey/Wey Navigation and the Thames.
W Bro Andrew Rowley provided well received support at various stages along the route.
At approximately half way (The White Hart at New Haw) we were joined by W Bro Mike Harding APGM and W Bro Andrew Pettinger from Woking Lodge.
At our brief Lunch stop (the Weir Hotel, Walton on Thames) we were greeted with a very welcome drink from the Rt W Provincial Grand Master Ian Chandler.
At Hampton Court Bridge W Bro Nigel Godden joined us for the last few miles. Nigel had organised a meal for us at the Surbiton Centre.
We handed the Cup to Larry Hands of Claygate Lodge for the penultimate section of its journey to finish at Freemasons’ Hall for the Quarterly Communications.