Events

 

Semper Fidelis 529 chapter started off this masonic year with the installation of its new first principal and the appointment of his officers on April 18th 2011

Our next regular meeting on September 19th 2011 was an exultation

On Monday 21st November 2011 the chapter held a regular meeting and the most excellent exalted his father into the chapter in front of 30 companions a very good evening was had by all and an excellent festive board followed where the most excellent presented a cheque to the grand superintendant towards the royal arch appeal, the chapter on that occasion had over 30 in the temple including several provincial chapter officers.

Our next regular meeting on Monday 16th January 2012 was another exultation

Our next regular meeting on Monday 16th April 2012 was the installation meeting and the first principal was proclaimed for the second year.

Our next regular meeting  on Monday 17th September 2012 was an excellent meeting when both H and J delivered their lectures.

Our next regular meeting on Monday 19th November 2012 was a lecture evening and all enjoyed a great lecture by Ex Comp George Leech from St Wulstans Chapter 280 in Worcester

Our next regular meeting on Monday 21st January 2013 was postponed due to very bad snow and icy weather we also had many companions ill, the meeting was then held one month later on February 18th 2013 and once again due to illness only 10 companions were able to turn up but the business meeting was held and was very enjoyable and a festive board was still enjoyed.

On Saturday 13th April Five members attended the annual convocationat the University of Birmingham.

On Monday 15th April 2013 our new first Principal was installed into the chair by his predecessor and 26 Companions attended the meeting and after enjoyed a fine festive board our new up to date honours board was also revealed.

On Monday 16th September 2013 our new 1st Principal carried out his first exultation assisted by his officers and an excellent night had by all.

On Saturday 9th November 2013 at at the regular meeting of Worcestershire First Installed Principals chapter held at Rainbow Hill, Worcester the guest speaker was the Grand Secretary Nigel Brown, and our Grand superintendent Colin Brown Presented the Grand Secretary with a cheque from the province of of £65,300.00 which the province had raised during the festival 2013 of which a total of over 2 million pounds would be handed over to the royal college of surgeons. 

On Monday the 18th November 2013 our 1st principal and his officers carried out another exultation witnessed by 21 companions including a number of welcome visitors.

On Monday the 20th January 2014 the chapter held its regular meeting and heard the two lectures plus a paper giving to us by our provincial representative, then followed the business meeting.

On Saturday the 12th April 2014,Provincial Grand  Chapter was held at Birmingham University several Members of the chapter were present to witness a wonderful morning and Ex Comp Bernard Callow receive his first appointment of PPr GStdB.

The following Monday the 14th April 2014, at our next regular meeting which due to Easter Monday was held one week earlier than usual, The three Principals were proclaimed for a second year in office, it was very nice to see so many visitors, and a new candidate was proposed, at the same meeting it was proposed and accepted that the chapter would give 50% of the cost of a defibrillator along with Semper Fidelis Lodge giving the other 50% in the name of our late DC of the chapter Ex Comp David Inight OBE for use at the Masonic Hall, along with a suitable plaque.

On Monday the 15th September 2014 the chapter carried out an Exaltation it was carried out in good form and the lecture delivered beautifully, all members and guest retiring downstairs for the festive board. 

At the Chapters regular meeting on Monday the 17th of November 2014 the chapter held a special evening, asking Ex Comp I Fothergill to present three  grand chapter certificate's, and we also had the two lectures presented, retiring afterwards for the festive board which was traditional Christmas meal.

At our regular meeting on Monday January 19th 2015 we held a short business meeting following which our guest gave us an excellent talk on famous military masons which all companions thoroughly enjoyed.

At our regular meeting on April 20th 2015 we held the annual installation meeting and W Bro Graham Ashcroft was installed into the chair following which he invested his officers an all enjoyed a good festive board.

At our regular meeting on Monday 21st September 2015 we held a very quick meeting upstairs followed by a very quick two course festive board downstairs straight after, with more and more Companions going away in September numbers were very low, we did however propose a master mason for exultation.

At the Chapter's regular meeting on Monday the 16th of November 2015 the chapter carried out an Exaltation in great form all enjoying the evening.

At the Chapter's regular meeting on Monday the 18th of January 2016 the chapter carried out its second exaltation of the season, all enjoyed a great ceremony and the Chapter Director Of Ceremonies superbly delievered one of the lectures, followed by the business meeting and a superb festive board.

At the Chapter's regular meeting on Monday the 18th of April 2016, the installation meeting the three principals were proclaimed for a second year following which they invested their officers for the ensuing year and then retired to enjoy a festive board.

At the regular meeting on Monday the 19th of September 2016, due to illness, work commitments and holidays the chapter suffered very poor numbers so it opened the chapter business was carried out and was closed again and due to new catering rules we could not hold a festive board afterwards.

At the regular meeting on Monday the 21st of November 2016 once again due to illness and the very poor weather that day numbers were short but the chapter enjoyed the two lectures given by H & J, together with a presentation of a Grand Chapter Certificate, before it retired to the festive board.

At the regular meeting on Monday the 16th of January 2017 the chapter held its annual business meeting and a, E Comp gave a brief explanation of the Grand Chapter Certificate. following which all enjoyed a festive board.

At the regular meeting on Monday the 10th of April 2017 the installation meeting which was held one week early due to Easter Monday falling on the following Monday the Chapter was given a dispensastion to allow the MEZ to carry on for a third year, the proclomation was given for the three Principals following which they appointed and invested their officers all enjoying a festive board a little later.

 

 

 

 

 

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