Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Official Visits by Provincial Grand Officers to Mark and RAM Lodges 2024-2025

Issue 6 – May 2024

Visit No. 2024VIPDate of visitMark/RAMLodgeLodge No.Location
1DPGM21 May 24MarkOakley886Basingstoke
2PGM22 May 24MarkUnity381Bournemouth
3PDA23 May 24MarkPGMs LOI WestWWoolston
4DPGM23 May 24RAMPeaceTINewport
5   JW  13 June 24  MarkWoolmer Forest          1403        Bordon
6DPGM20 June 24MarkMedina140Cowes
7DPGM  25 June 24RAMChristchurch1453Christchurch
8APGM05 Sep 24MarkAldershot Meridian DAYTIME1785Aldershot
9 APGM  09 Sep 24  MarkNew Forest611Lymington
 9aPDA14 Sep 24MarkVectis Installed Mark Masters Cowes
10PGM17 Sep 24MarkCarnarvon62Havant
11PGM25 Sep 24MarkGosport305Gosport
12PDA26 Sep 24RAMPGMs LOI EastECosham
13PDA30 Sep 24RAMInstalled Commanders1687Botley
14 DPGM  14 Oct 24  RAMMeridies    DAYTIME1798Botley
15DPGM14 Oct 24MarkMeridies    DAYTIME1798Botley
16PGM14 Oct 24Mark Provincial Grand Stewards1796Botley
17PDA24 Oct 24MarkPGMs LOI SouthSNewport
18APGM21 Oct 24RAMProvincial Grand Stewards1796Botley
19APGM23 Oct 24MarkWyndham37Andover
20APGM28 Oct  24MarkRomsey910Southampton
21PGM12 Nov 24RAMSandown Bay320Sandown
22PDA20 Nov 24MarkJohn Pounds (100 +Banner)809Horndean
23PDA27 Nov 24MarkInstalled Mark Masters1687Fareham
24DPGM28 Nov 24MarkChandler’s Ford1258Chandlers Ford
25PGM02 Dec 24MarkPhoenix                2Old Portsmouth
26    JW  06 Dec 24  MarkThe Mark of Education         1491Purbrook
27    SW  12 Dec 24  MarkBotley         1382         Botley
28PGM12th Sept 24RAMClanfield1385Horndean
29PDA18 Jan 25RAMRAM Assembly1687Botley
30PGM20 Jan 25MarkNeedles   1246Newport
31DPGM19 Feb 25RAMSolent63Southampton
32PDA12 Mar 25MarkPGMs LOI EastEGosport
33    SW  20 Mar 25  MarkThistle and Shamrock        1048        Havant
34APGM26 Mar 25RAMGosport305Gosport
   PDA  12 Apr 25 MarkProvincial AGMPortsmouthGuildhall

Notes to Accompany List

Legend:      PGM – Provincial Grand Master, DPGM – Deputy Provincial Grand Master-APGM – Assistant Provincial Grand Master   SW – Provincial  Senior Warden, JW – Provincial Junior Warden and PDA – PGM, DPGM, APGM

Tyling:     Lodges normally Tyle at 6 p.m.  Should a Lodge Tyle earlier the Provincial Team will be notified by the ProvDepGSec,  usually by sending a copy of the summons;   however, you would be well advised to arrive at least 30-60 minutes early.

Dining:     Lodge Secretaries/Scribes are usually notified of those Provincial Officers who will dine one week in advance of the visit.  Please notify the Provincial Deputy Grand Secretary of your intention to attend, before the deadline.  Late bookings and cancellations are to be notified direct to the Secretary/Scribe of the Lodge being visited and to the ProvDepGSec. Block bookings for visits throughout the Masonic Year are strongly recommended.

Isle of Wight (visits 4, 6, 9a, 17, 21 & 30)):    Special arrangements will apply for the Isle of Wight visits. Details will be provided at the time of the visit.

Dress Code:     Dress is the usual uniform worn by Provincial Grand Officers. Mark regalia should be worn with your RAM collaret (if you hold ProvRAMGR or higher) to Mark meetings. Active Mark Provincial Grand Officers who are also Royal Ark Mariners do not have to hold Provincial RAMGR rank to attend RAM meetings, including the annual Royal Ark Mariner Assembly, but are to wear their RAM regalia.  Similarly, holders of Provincial RAMGR do not have to be Past Masters or hold Provincial Rank in the Mark Degree to attend Mark visits, but are to wear their usual Mark regalia and their Provincial RAMGR collarets. The ‘unique’ Hampshire & IOW Festival tie is to be worn to all Provincial visits.

Download the programme here: