Happily for Accrington Chapter, and E&P Bros Ian Ogden and Eric Bullock in particular, Ian was well enough to be Enthroned as MWS of the Chapter this afternoon, after Eric had delivered an excellent demonstration of the Second Point. This time last year, Ian was too unwell to attend the meeting and despite a dispensation to defer the Enthronement to a later date, was still unable to attend, meaning that Eric was required to occupy the Chair for a further year.
All that’s now in the past and we witnessed a splendid ceremony, which was followed by a jovial festive board provided by Accrington Masonic Hall’s resident caterer Mrs Barbara Peters in the newly refurbished @adelaidesuite.
On a sadder note, Chapter member Peter Hughes suffered a fall while clearing away the Chapter effects, breaking two bones in his left wrist. We all wish Peter a speedy recovery and a safe return to his Masonic duties.