I do hope that you and all those nearest and dearest to you are OK and keeping well. I have just shared a number of posts highlighting some of the grants that the MCF are making to charities who are facing a real increase n the call for their services whilst at the same time…



Here is a statement showing the impact Bucks Festival 2021 is having on the community



Another year, another Cheque Presentation Evening. The event was held in Aylesbury on Sunday, 19th May 2019. As usual a wide range of charitable organisations were in attendance.



Gary Brodie and Dan Cunningham handing over a cheque for £10,000 to Graham Dearing, Phil Blacklaw and Tony Robinson

On Sunday the Bucks Motorbike Lodge with the Bucks Classic Car Lodge members undertook their Mad Dash, visiting all the Masonic Centre’s in Bucks in 8 hours. The event which was arranged by W Bro Gary Brodie and W Bro Dan Cunningham from the Bike Lodge had many members dressed up in their finest leathers…



A successful cheque presentation evening was held at the Aylesbury Masonic Centre in March 2018 The most striking feature of the evening was the broad range of Charities represented, all, of course, championed and supported by Buckinghamshire Freemasons. The assembled representatives of the many supported charities enjoyed a buffet and the chance to network with…



Medical Detection Dogs

Brethren, You will remember that, as part of the Tercentenary Celebrations, a special Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) Community Awards fund of £3 million was set up to support 300 charities across the country. Each Masonic Province was asked to nominate a number of local charities which would benefit from a donation from this fund. Buckinghamshire…



Brethren, You will be aware that as part of the Tercentenary Celebrations a special Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) Community Awards fund of £3 million was set up to support 300 charities across the county. Each Province was asked to nominate a number of local charities who would benefit from a donation from this fund. A…



Welcome to third edition of the Festival Focus, we are now 9 months into the Festival and in that time have made great progress in ensuring that every Lodge is fully engaged in raising much needed funds for the Masonic Charitable Foundation. I never miss an opportunity to remind brethren that we must remember when…



In April Manor of Swanburn Lodge organised an amazing Vegas Casino evening at Wilton Hall in Bletchley. With over 175 attendees the event raised a staggering £3275 which was donated to the 2021 Festival to the Provincial Grand Master Gordon Robertson at the Provincial Cheque Presentation evening on May 7th. The event treated guests to…



Four hospices in Buckinghamshire have received a share of over £5,100 awarded by the Masonic Charitable Foundation. The hospices provide palliative care to children or adults with life-limiting condition. The hospices receive less than 60 per cent of their funding from the NHS and statutory sources, and rely on the rest being raised by local communities and…



Welcome to the second edition of the Festival Focus. I am sure everyone is aware that the 2021 Festival was launched by the RW Provincial Grand Master Gordon Robertson at the Provincial Meeting in October 2016. A cheque for £200,000 was handed over by our PGM to the President of the Masonic Charitable Foundation VW…



Following the previous seven ‘Cheque Nights’, we are proud to announce that the next Charity cheque presentation evening will be held at Aylesbury Masonic Centre on Sunday 7th May 2017. All Lodges are invited, and formal invitations have been sent to all Lodge Charity Stewards and Secretaries.  This event is an ideal opportunity for you to…



Provincial Grand Master, RWBro Gordon Robertson, successfully launched our 2021 Festival Appeal in support of the Masonic Charitable Foundation during the Provincial meeting on Monday 24th October at Great Queen Street. Thanks to your generosity, the Appeal has already raised the magnificent sum of £200,000. RWBro Robertson presented this incredible £200,000 donation to the Foundation’s…



Clay Pigeon Shooting National Championships

The Buckinghamshire Masonic Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) ran its 12th National Championships recently, held recently at Wedgnock, and hosted by the Province of Warwickshire. The national championships is a fantastic example of an organised event which raises money through entry charges. 170 shooters from all over the country took part in the Championships, many of…



Thames Path Challenge - Trevor and Ben Dimmock

In a fine example of a Festival Challenge event, father and son duo Trevor and Ben Dimmock, Freemasons of Fenny Stratford Lodge 8985 which meets in Bletchley, completed the 100km Thames Path Challenge. The father and son duo raised over £10,000 which will be donated towards the restoration of St Peter & St Paul Church in Cranfield and the Brain…



Louis Bloom, a resident at the Masonic care home Lord Harris Court in Berkshire, has been presented with the insignia of the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur, the highest decoration in France. French President Hollande announced on the 70th anniversary of D-Day in 2014 that The Legion of Honour would be awarded to all surviving D-Day veterans. French…