The 2025 Festival

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2025 Festival Ball

Hosted by Kent Provincial Stewards

The Masonic Charitable Foundation


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2025 Festival Ball

The 2025 Festival Ball hosted by Kent Stewards Lodge No 5866 is this year taking place in Folkestone at the Leas Cliff Hall on Saturday the 1st July 2023, 17:30 till late. Tickets are £55 each for a full evening of entertainment and festival banquet. To book please click on any of the buttons where you will be asked to complete a booking form and pay securely online. The full proceeds from the evening ticket sales and grand raffle ticket sales will go to the 2025 East Kent Festival.

There will also be a raffle on the night with these excellent prizes …
* Micro-light flight for two over Leeds Castle
* Case of wine
* Surprise gift on the night!

Pyramids Main Prize in the Grand Draw

On the Night! 

The Entertainment

Music while you dine 

While we dine, concert pianist, Mr Lawrie Bolton, will play for us.

Our Musicians for the Night

Our musicians for the night …
The evening’s main entertainment is provided by “ABBA AUTHENTIC”, the UK’s top International ABBA tribute who have performed in 40 countries worldwide. Expect dazzling costumes, excellent choreography & great authentic harmonies. They are just back from their 18th tour of Korea & the ONLY ABBA tribute band to perform live in Vegas!

Festival Banquet

When you book you’ll be asked to make a choice from the following menu:

* Classic prawn cocktail
* Chicken liver parfait
* Butternut squash and cumin veloute

Main Course

* Chicken supreme, chive creamed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and wild mushroom cream sauce
* Braised beef brisket, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and red wine gravy
* Salmon with creamed spinach en croute, new potatoes, seasonal vegetables and sorrel beurre blanc
* Pea risotto with courgette pesto and roasted fennel


* Lemon posset and citrus shortbread
* Chocolate fondant with Belgian chocolate ice cream
* Eton mess

Cheese Platter

* A Selection of fine cheeses and biscuits

Tea or Coffee

The Grand Raffle

For the 2023 Ball, the raffle prize is a 10-day holiday for 2 to Egypt. 
Tickets are £10 available from your lodge secretary – or contact us.
This fabulous prize includes:
* Economy class return airfares London/Cairo/London (direct)
* Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
* 2 nights in 4* Cairo hotel
* 3 nights aboard a 5* Nile Cruise
* 2 nights in 4* hotel in Hurghada
* Two way overnight travel in an A/C bus: Cairo – Aswan; Hurghada – Cairo (the Hurghada – Cairo route can be upgraded to air travel at the travellers’ expense)
* Guided tours of the Pyramids and Cairo city
* Guided tours of Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Kom Ombo and Luxor Temples
* Free airport pickup and transfers
* Transportation in A/C bus
* 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners

The tour highlights are:
* Great Pyramids of Giza
* Sphinx & the Giza Plateau
* Nile Cruise
* Philae Temple
* Karnak Temple
* Luxor Temple
* Valley of the Kings
* Hatshepsut Temple
* Hurghada, Red Sea
* Egyptian Museum (Cairo)
* Citadel of Saladin & Mosque of Mohamed Ali (Cairo)
* Old Cairo Bazaar – Khan El Khalili

Travellers are responsible for:
* Entry Visa (US$25 per person, payable on arrival)
* Entrance fees to sites visited (allow approx. US$80)
* Travel insurance (compulsory)
* Tipping kitty (allow US$30)
* Tour guide tips
* Meals not indicated in the itinerary
* Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)

The prize is co-sponsored by Timeless Tours ( and Southern Star Management Services Limited (

Here’s a map of the tour:


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