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Provincial Grand Master’s welcome

As the Provincial Grand Master of one of the largest Mark Provinces can I welcome you to our website. You have obviously taken the trouble to locate us and it is only right that you should know a little about the Degree of Mark Masonry…

About Mark Masonry

The Mark Degree is the largest degree after the Craft and Chapter…

…before the Act of Union between the two Grand Lodges of Freemasons in 1813 a form of Mark Degree was being extensively worked in London and the Provinces.

About Royal Ark Mariners

The Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Royal Ark Mariners, more commonly known as RAM or Mariners, has been under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons since 1871…

Festival Website

The Province is currently ‘in Festival’ in aid of The Mark Benevolent Fund. Find out more about our festival activities by clicking the button below.


Latest News from around the Province

  • Provincial Grand Lodge Honours 2024-25

    Dear Brethren, I am delighted to be able to announce that the Provincial Grand Master, R.W. Bro. George J Deacon, has been pleased to make the following appointments and promotions […]

  • Provincial Almoners Letter from Andover

     Dear Brethren All,  I feel that I must commence this letter by offering our Sovereign, King Charles and The Princess of Wales, our best wishes and that they may have […]

  • Annual Meeting and Sesquicentenary (150th) Celebration

    “ Find below the relevant documents for the 2024 Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge and Sesquicentenary (150th) Celebration.  More details on how we intend to celebrate this special event […]

  • RAM Assembly – 20th January 2024

    From the Provincial Grand Master – R.W.Bro. George Deacon What an amazing day at Botley on Saturday at the Provincial Assembly of Royal Ark Mariners – over a 150 attended […]

  • Grand Lodge Appointments and Promotions 2023-24

    Dear Brethren, The Grand Master has been pleased to appoint the following Brethren in our Province to Active Grand Rank W. Bro. Adrian Cleightonhills            Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies W. […]

  • RAM Grand Rank Appointments – November 2023

    Dear Brother Royal Ark Mariners, I am delighted to be able to report that the Grand Master has been pleased to appoint to Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank :- W. […]