Tuesday, October 31st 2017
Grand Temple
Freemasons’ Hall

As there are limited places at the Royal Albert Hall and even fewer seats at the dinner afterwards at Battersea Evolution there will be a streaming of the event in the Grand Temple at Freemasons’ Hall, which will be followed by a dinner afterwards in the Grand Connaught Rooms.

The screening will be on a giant screen constructed on the dais in front of the Grand Organ and easily visible to all present.

Entrance to this event is just £10, which will include a free 72 page A4 Tercentenary commemorative brochure (usual price £10).

The screening and the optional dinner afterwards in the Grand Connaught Rooms will be attended by the wives and partners of the Grand Masters of recognised Grand Lodges from around the world as well as other distinguished brethren from other constitutions.

The dinner will be hosted by RWBro the Rt Hon the Earl Cadogan, PDepGM, and RWBro Simon Duckworth OBE DL PJGW, Deputy Metropolitan Grand Master.

The dinner will commence with a champagne reception followed by a four course dinner including carefully selected red and white wines and cost £80.00 per head.

16.30 Screening of the Albert Hall meeting of Grand Lodge

18.15 Champagne Reception in the Grand Connaught Rooms

18.45 Four course dinner in the Grand Connaught Rooms

21.00 Carriages

THE BOARD OF GENERAL PURPOSES IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE MAIN LONDON EVENT CELEBRATING 300 YEARS OF THE UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ENGLAND WILL BE HELD AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN SOUTH KENSINGTON ON 31 OCTOBER 2017

The gala event will be the culmination of the many varied events taking place throughout the Provinces and Districts during that year.

The Royal Albert Hall will accommodate up to 5,000 masons and their partners, with 2,500 invited to attend a dinner afterwards at Battersea Park.

With places limited, it is currently planned for the whole event to be streamed.

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