Oh What a Night!

2025 Festival Ball

Saturday 28th May saw the long awaited 2025 Festival Ball, by the Provincial Grand Stewards, an event that had been in the planning for a few years, (we all know what got in the way!)

So, at 17:30, members of the Province, family and friends gathered in the foyer of the Ashford International Hotel, a champagne reception, with music from Harpist Graham West and Flautist Kylie West, they provided a fantastic ambiance to the start of the evening. 

At 18:30 on the dot, the Master of Ceremonies Peter Thompson FNAT called everyone to take their seats, Grace was given by Richard Dixey and the evening started with excitement and an air of anticipation of what was to come. 

Peter Thompson Master of Ceremonies

With tables fully booked, members and guests took their seats, ready for Grace and the excellent meal.

The Jersey Guys

The Provincial Grand Mater, Neil Johnstone delivers a few words of thanks to the 2019 Board of Provincial Grand Stewards.

  • Paul Pavitt Chairman
  • Stewart Bonomy, Treasurer
  • Julian Friel, Secretary
  • Richard Dixey
  • Warren Hyder
  • Mark Lawson

Paul Pavitt, Chairmen of the Board of Stewards, thanked everyone for coming and to the board of Stewards and everyone who helped organise this fantastic event. 

Picture of the Provincial Stewards
a new boy band.

The Second Half begins
Swing Central

Overall, a fantastic night of entertainment, well done to the winner of the Orient Express Prize Draw. 

Overall, the evening raised in excess of £12,000. 

With proceeds going to the Masonic Charitable Foundation, via the 2025 Festival. 

Thank you everyone, Lodges and Chapters for supporting the evening. 

See You Next Year!