Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Kent
Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Kent
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A Warm Welcome to our Website

R.W.Bro. Archie Torrance, Provincial Grand MasterWelcome to the Mark Province of Kent, which was constituted in 1872 at the Royal Hotel, Ramsgate, although our very first Provincial Grand Master was appointed 15 years earlier, in 1857. From humble beginnings it has grown to become the second largest Province in the organisation with 59 Mark Lodges and 47 Royal Ark Mariner Lodges meeting all over Kent and London.

I lead the Province as Provincial Grand Master assisted by W.Bro. Perri Ahmet (Deputy), W.Bro. David Stiff (Assistant) and W.Bro. Martyn Summers (Assistant).

We have just completed a very successful fundraising Festival for the Mark Benevolent Fund. The result of the Festival total was announced on 12th December 2020 by the Grand Secretary. The Province and its many friends raised a record £2,057,000, and as a result we have qualified as the very first MBF Grand Patron Diamond Province. A wonderful achievement.

The aim of this website is to provide you with information about Mark Masonry and Royal Ark Mariner Masonry in Kent. We hope it will be regarded as a useful resource for our members and as our window to the world.

To become a member of our Order you must already be a Freemason. We hope this website will inspire, and promote interest in, Freemasons and anyone else who might be thinking about Freemasonry. Please do let us know if you are interested so that we can send you more information.

Amongst Mark Master Masons you will ever find friends!

RW.Bro. Archie Torrance, Provincial Grand Master

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Latest News

  • 30.07.21: 2021 Mark Inter Provincial Cricket Tournament – Click here for more

  • 29.07.21: First Post-Suspension Meetings Take Place – Click here for more

  • 23.07.21: Mark Benevolent Fund 2021 Q2 Review – Click here for more

  • 21.07.21: Resumption of Masonry - Local Suspension Update 16th July 2021 – Click here for more

  • 20.07.21: Gala Dinner Celebration at Kent Event Centre Rescheduled to 26th March 2022 – Click here for more