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Programme for 2018:

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Meetings will take place at Manchester Hall, 33 Bridge Street M3 3BT commencing at 5.45 pm in January, March and November. Other stated meetings will take place in Bottoms, and Salford.

Tuesday, 24 January, in conjunction with the Lodge of Silent Temple No. 126:

 Installation and Inaugural Address

Alan de Tatton Egerton                                                                                                                                                   WBro. Peter Robinson PProvSGD

Peter will continue his examination of the very notable Egerton Masonic record in Cheshire.

Wednesday, 28 March, untyled MAMR meeting and tour.

The Manchester Masonic Museum

The shape and condition of the intended Museum on the third floor of Manchester Hall  is unpredictable. Interested brethren are invited to inspect and to discuss.

Saturday, 19 May, at 11.30 am, in conjunction with the Lodge of Prince George No. 308 (Yorks WR) at the Masonic Hall, Bottoms, Eastwood, OL14 6DN. MAMR to follow lodge meeting, then lunch.

The Treasures of Bottoms                                                                                                                                          WBro Christopher Powell

Chris will speak about the remarkable Masonic artwork displayed at this former busy hotel in its pivotal location in the upper Calder valley between Lancashire and Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 26 September, untyled MAMR meeting at Salford Masonic Hall

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Lancashire 1734-1826                                                              WBro John Acaster

John will discuss the main organisational features of this early developmental PGL for the county palatine in comparison with that for Chestershire.

Tuesday, 27 November, in conjunction with the Lodge of Silent Temple No. 126 (tyled).

Hjalmar Schacht—the only Freemason in Hitler’s government                                            VW. Bro. Helge Bjorn Horrisland

Bro. Helge is a very senior official dealing with international relations in the Grand Lodge of Norway. He is also a leading Masonic researcher. His talk will honour a surprising figure!

Associated meetings

Wednesday, January 31 at Warrington Masonic Hall, 6.30pm, in conjunction with the Loyalty Chapter of Installed Principals No. 897 (W. Lancs).

Early evidences relating to the Royal Arch                                                                                                     

EComp John Acaster

Tuesday, February 13 at Dukinfield Masonic Hall, 62, Old Road, SK16 4EN in conjunction with Lodge of Unanimity No.89 (Cheshire).

Unanimity Lodge as the bulwark of Freemasonry in Manchester 1760-1792

WBro. John Acaster

Saturday 24 March, Hemsley House, The Crescent, Salford M5 4PE 9.30am-3.30pm. Untyled.

Let’s Talk Masonry                                                                                         

The conference for 2018 will focus on the First Degree but will also reflect on the Royal Arch. For details see

Saturday/Sunday,10/11 June. Manchester Histories Festival, Central Library, Manchester. MAMR may be taking part in this; details, if so, on our website

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Dining: Members and visitors who wish to dine after the meetings at Manchester Hall (January, March and November) MUST notify the general Secretary NOT LATER THAN FOUR clear days before, enclosing the dining fee. The cost of dining will be shown on the website.