Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Church Street Wedmore BS24 4AB. At 11.00am on the second Wednesday of February, May (installation) and September. The Lodge has 27 subscribing members.

Officers of the Lodge - appointed Wednesday 8th May 2019

Worshipful Master - Mike Platts
Senior Warden - Ian Macdonald
Junior Warden - Mike Fazackerley
Master Overseer - John Smith
Senior Overseer - Richard Stone
Junior Overseer - Tony Edwards
Chaplain - Cliff Hannabuss
Treasurer - Chris Haliburton
Registrar of Marks - Mike Waterman
Secretary -
Mike Waterman
Director of Ceremonies - Richard Farmer
Almoner - John Peters
Charity Steward - Mike Waterman
Senior Deacon -
John A Nicholson
Junior Deacon - Patrick Haxell
Assistant D of C - Eric Kellett
Organist - Vacant
Assistant Secretary - vacant
Inner Guard - Stan Hill
Stewards - Vacant
Tyler - Stan Hill

Past Masters of and in the Lodge

2010 John Peters PGSD
2012 Barry Burridge SW
2013 Cliff Hannabuss
PGJO
2015 Richard Stone PGJD
2016 Mike Fazackerley SD
2018
Robert O’Malley White Reg
2019 Mike Platts
S John Smith – PAGDC
Derek Wilton PDepGSwdB
Mike Waterman PGJD
Richard Farmer PGJD
Eric Kellett
PGSD
Gerry Chilcott
PGJD
Pat Morrisey
PGJD
Chris Haliburton AGStdB
John A Nicholson
PGJD
Simon Eden JD
David Burrows PGJD
Ian MacDonald JO
Mike Platts ADC

Isle of Wedmore Lodge News and Events

 

February 2022 - Provincial Visit
After two years, the Isle of Wedmore Mark Lodge, meets again. It is the only Mark or RAM Lodge, that tyles in the daytime, in the province as well!
It was a well attended meeting, which saw the provincial team parade in, under the careful direction, of the Provincial AGDC, W.Bro Steve Mcnaughton! Following the normal welcome and salutations, the Provincial Grand Master, presented a certificate to, W.Bro Robert O ' Malley White, on his becoming a Grand Patron, of the Mark Benevolent Fund.
The DC, of Wedmore Mark, W. Bro Richard Farmer, gave a near perfect recital, of the lecture, on the degree of Mark Master Mason, which was very warmly received and applauded by the brethren.
The Master, W.Bro Ian Macdonald proposed, that the Senior Warden, W. Bro Mike. Fazackerely, be the Master elect for the ensuing year, which was duly accepted by the brethren.
We then all retired, to a cracking daytime festive board, with a vibrant atmosphere!

The lodge meets, on the second Wednesday, in Feb, MAY, Sep, so if you would like the experience, of a daytime meeting, in the Mark degree. Please come along and support this unique lodge, in the province.
  •  The PGM presents W.Bro Bob O'Mally-White with his certificate

    The PGM presents W.Bro Bob O'Mally-White with his certificate

  •  The Provincial Team with members of the Lodge

    The Provincial Team with members of the Lodge

  •  The PGM and his Team retire from the LOdge

    The PGM and his Team retire from the LOdge

  • 10th June 2015 PGM delivers the Travelling Keystone

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    The Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro John Morgan accompanied by members of his Provincial team visit the Isle of Wedmore Lodge for the meeting on 10th June 2015. The principal reason for the visit was the presentation by the PGM to the Lodge of the Somerset Travelling Keystone on the start of a new two year sojourn round the Province.
    The photo shows the PGM with the keystone surrounded by members of his team and members of Isle of Wedmore Lodge.
    Photo by Ian Pamplin.
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  • 12th May 2010 Consecration

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    Consecration meeting 12th May 2010

    At 11.00am on Wednesday 12th May 2010, in the Masonic Hall at Wedmore, the Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro. David Nelson assisted by a team of Provincial officers consecrated the Isle of Wedmore Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 1912. This is the first new Mark Lodge in the Province since 1988 when the Portcullis Lodge was founded.
    Immediately after the Consecration ceremony the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, V.W.Bro Ray Guthrie installed the first Master of the Lodge, W.Bro John Newland Peters who then appointed his officers.
    The ceremonies were followed by a festive banquet and celebration at the Masonic Hall, when over 70 members and guests enjoyed a very pleasant summer lunch.

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The idea for a daylight Mark Lodge came originally from Brothers John Peters and Richard Farmer who will be the first Master and founding DC of the Lodge. As with all ideas it does take some time and effort to put them into practice. The selection of the Lodge name and the venue for its meetings are important.
Wedmore is an old market town with a long history, it was here in the 9th century that Alfred signed his peace accord with the Danish King, Guthrum. The Lodge logo shows Alfred holding up his "reverse" sword as a symbolic gesture of peace. The idea for the design comes Alfred's statue at Winchester, every Mark Lodge should be a peaceful haven, the Isle of Wedmore will share that peace and go on to be a great success.
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