Provincial Charity Newsletter No.11 - Surrey 2019 Festival Appeal Special Edition


The Holy Royal Arch Province of Surrey will be supporting the Surrey 2019 Festival Appeal in aid of the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution. Please see below the latest information available on this most worthy Provincial initiative.

Launch Events

The Provincial Grand Master and Most Excellent Grand Superintendent Eric Stuart-Bamford will be launching the Surrey 2019 Festival Appeal in aid of the RMBI at three events being held in the Masonic Halls around the Province. These will take place on Tuesday 25th February at Croydon, Wednesday 26th February at Surbiton and Thursday 27th February at Guildford. All will commence at 7.30pm. Letters have been sent out to every Chapter inviting Principals, Scribe Es and Charity Stewards to attend. If you would like to be included in one of these launch events then please book in using the dedicated email address Festival2019@surreymason.org.uk giving your name, office held and Chapter details. Lounge suit is the preferred dress code. The invitation is extended to your wife or partner as they are most welcome to attend. Please advise when booking.


New Festival Website


A new website has also been launched to support the Surrey 2019 Festival Appeal. This can be accessed via the Provincial website at www.surreypillars.org.uk and following the link marked ‘Festival’. This website offers information on the Festival, RMBI homes in Surrey and the latest news including how to donate on line or downloading the necessary forms for regular promise to pay and ordering a Festival jewel.

Charity Steward Surgeries


Following the above launch events two Charity Steward Workshops will be held on Wednesday 19th March at Croydon and Thursday 20th March at Surbiton. Both workshops will start at 7pm and focus on the 2019 Festival. All aspects of the Appeal will be covered including the publishing of an online Festival Handbook which will contain all the information you will need. If you would like to attend then please email E Comp Marcus Padman on jmp@marcuspadman.com as he will co-ordinate booking for the Royal Arch.

Please feel free to use the content of this or previous E Newsletters in your Chapter Charity report, or forward on to your members.

Yours sincerely & fraternally

E Comp Rob Shephard
Provincial Grand Charity Steward


e: shep.boys@btinternet.com
t: 020 8393 6928
18th January 2014

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