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Craft 2027 Festival

Craft 2027



To the benefit of the Masonic Charitable Foundation

“In support of the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Craft 2027 Festival Appeal, the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent has declared that any Companion who qualifies for an individual honorific may wear his Festival Jewel in his Chapter.  The 2027 Festival jewel should only be worn in Chapters within the Province of Hampshire & Isle of Wight, and only whilst the Festival is running.  Companions are reminded that the Royal Arch breast jewel takes precedence over any other jewels worn, and should be nearest to the heart”

2021 Provincial Convocation 1st September

TODAY – 28th July 2021 – Installation of the MEGS (Morning) and PGM (Afternoon).



29th July 2021 – Provincial Grand Lodge AGM

1st September 2021 – Provincial Grand Chapter AGM

A DINE A MASTER MASON event has been planned for 21st March 2022.

Previously, one booked for 17th March 2020 had to be cancelled.

The Same Chapter, Wilfred Attenborough, will be hosting the new event. Details to follow.


Update 19th July 2021

Exaltation’s can now take place.

Full details of the Government’s ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’ can be found at the following link:



Annual Convocation (Re Scheduled)

The AGM which was “delayed” back in June (2020), and was re scheduled for

Saturday 3rd October 2020

This was held at the Botley Masonic Centre.

The meeting was a much reduced affair with only 6 attending.


Things have moved on now with an AGM being planned for the 1st September 2021

Provincial Grand Master

The ME Grand Superintendent E.Comp Philip Alan Berman, the Deputy Grand Superintendent Colin Richard Upton, the members of the Provincial Chapter Executive and all the Companions of the Holy Royal Arch Provincial Grand Chapter of Hampshire and isle of Wight, extend sincere hearty congratulations to V.W.Bro Jonathan Charles Whitaker, Deputy Provincial Grand Master in Charge, who today (22/5/20) takes over the running of the Province.

We wish him well and pledge our loyalty and assistance in his undertaking.

Our congratulations also to W.Bro David Perkis, who becomes Deputy Provincial Grand Master.

May the blessing of the Great Architect look down and bless, guide and protect them.

This years supported charity is Macmillan Nurses.

(£18,500 raised as of the 11/3/20)

as of the 28/3/21, £28,087 has been raised


Note: You may also find us on Social Media, with our own Provincial Pages. Please see below for direct links to Facebook and Twitter