LBC Official Visits

LBC Forthcoming Official Visits for 2021 & 2022

DateDayLodgeNoLocationStart timeOrder of business
19/11/2021FridaySion7562North Shields19:001st Degree
08/12/2021WednesdayGeorge Stephenson3390Wylam19:001st Degree Tracing Board Presentation
27/1/2022Thursday De Ogle 636Morpeth19:00TBC
18/2/2022FridayNewcastle Upon Tyne24Byker19:00Installation
12/3/2022SaturdayJustice4421Byker18:00Third Degree
28/4/2022ThursdayDuke of Connaught3892Wallsend19:001st degree – TBC
12/5/2022ThursdayDelaval2568Maple Terrace19:00Double 1st degree – TBC
15/6/2022WednesdayCarliol5419Fern Avenue19:00TBC
3/8/2022WednesdaySt Cuthbert1902Bedlington19:00TBC
14/9/2022WedensdayLord Warkworth1879Amble19:00TBC
16/12/2022FridayJohn Page3619Cramlington19:00TBC

LBC Official Visit Reports

LBC Visit to Lodge Justice, No 4421, 12th March 2022

On Saturday 12the March 2022 eight Light Blues were in attendance for the official LBC visit to Lodge Justice No 4421 at Byker in Newcastle.

Brethren represented the following Lodges; Newcastle on Tyne – No 24, Lodge Justice – No 4421, St Anthony’s – No 4423, Delaval – No 2568 and Comrades – No 2976 (Essex)

A great 3rd degree ceremony saw Bro. Chris England raised to the sublime degree of a Master Mason. A very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere at the festive board made for another excellent masonic evening.

LBC Visit to De Ogle Lodge, No 636, 27th January 2022

On Thursday 27th January 2022, the LBC visited De Ogle Lodge No 636, meeting at the Masonic Hall in Morpeth. A great night at De Ogle Lodge, who performed an excellent demonstration First Degree Ceremony. It was great to see Light Blue brethren occupying the three principal officer roles of WM, SW and JW.

In total we had 13 Light Blues present, representing the following lodges;

Ashington, Bothal, Homelyn, Newcastle Upon Tyne (24), St Anthony’s, St Peters and of course De Ogle.

We look forward to our February visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Lodge (no 24) which sees the installation of Master Elect and LBC Team member, Bro Mark Cordell . Come and join is if you are able.

Light Blues Club brethren at the Festive Board
Lodge De Ogle’s striking and distinctive historic snuff pipe takes pride of place at the Worshipful Master’s table.
The snuff pipe plaque

LBC Visit to Farne Lodge, No 5228, 19th June 2019

The LBC made an official visit to Farne Lodge, No 5228,based at Seahouses, on Wednesday the 19th June 2019. An excellent and interesting talk was delivered on Mine Warfare by WBro. M Byrne. The photographs shown below were taken during the evening.

Brethren arriving for the evening
Farne Lodge
Farne Lodge temple room
The Past Masters Board for Farne Loge
Some of the LBC at the Festive Board
Visiting brethren of the LBC

LBC Visit to Alnwick Lodge, No 1167, 1st May 2019

On Wednesday the 1st of May 2019 the LBC made an official visit to Alnwick Lodge, No. 1167 where a fascinating lecture was given, entitled, “Chevy Chase: Sideboard, Carver and Battle”.

The photograph below shows some of the members of the LBC with the WM and members of Alnwick Lodge. The Sideboard, which formed part of the lecture, can be seen behind the group.

The WM and brethren of Alnwick Lodge, No. 1167, with brethren of the Light Blues Club of Northumberland. Photograph taken on the 1st of May 2019.