Lodge St. Andrew 524

East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland

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Tel. 01355  237 643

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38 Kittoch Street

East Kilbride


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Lodge St Andrew 524, 2017

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News 2017 ...

Successful Family Fun Day.


On the May Bank Holiday Monday, the lodge held it's annual Family Fun Day in the lodge premises.


Despite the less than sunny weather, the fun day was well attended by the members of 524 and a total of £364.74 was raised for our annual charity Beatson Lanarkshire.


A big thank you to all those who attended and also to those who contributed in any way at all, it was greatly appreciated.

Events for the diary...


Friday 30th June 2017 - 70's Night - Dancing to two piece band Double Shot, doing covers of the greatest hit's from the 70's. All proceeds from this night going to the lodges annual charity Beatson Lanarkshire. Tickets from Jim Campbell.


Sunday 9th July 2017 - 524 Annual Golf Day - Balmore Golf Club - £70 per person. Cost includes 2 rounds of Golf, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please see Graham Wyllie PM for details and to book your place.


Friday 28th July 2017 - Past Masters Dinner - Lodge Past Masters Dinner. Price of ticket £12.50 - includes a four course dinner. Names to Billy Elliot.


Saturday 2nd September 2017 - EK Lodges Annual Dance - Annual Dance at the Bruce Hotel - £25 per person. Please see Jim Campbell for further details and to book your tickets.


Friday 6th October 2017 -  Curryoke - Curry buffet followed by karaoke. All proceeds from this night going to the lodges annual charity Beatson Cancer Charity. Please see Jim Campbell for more details.


Annual Burns Supper, Friday 28th January.


The Brethren, family and friends of 524 enjoyed another fantastic Burns Supper on Friday 28th January. There were superb toasts from Billy Elliot, Tom Jarvie, Jim Campbell and a reply on behalf of the Lassies from Lynn Campbell. After the dinner and the speeches, we were entertained and danced away to Stevie Clark to the end of the night. As usual Laura and the girls supplied us with an excellent meal and a great night was had by all.


Annual Lodges Charity Update


This year the lodge has choosen The Beatson Cancer Charity as it's charity. To date the lodge has held a Cabaret night, a quiz night and a drag night in order to raise funds for the charity. All events have been well attended and so far we have raised £1,300. Future events such as a Family Day and a Curryoke are being planned and details for these will appear on the site.

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Successful visit to Lodge Loch Lochindaal in Islay.


In the last weekend of April, the brethren of 524 visited Lodge Lochindaal 1592 in Islay, where we gave a demostration of the walkthrough FC degree. During the day, a number of the brethren played golf at the Machrie Links, while the rest visited and enjoyed a couple of drams at The Bowmore distillery. The lodge was accompanied by the PGM and the PGL Secretary. Overall, it was a successful visit to Islay and 524 would like to thank the brethren of 1592 for their invite and warm hospitality.

"East Meets West of The Province" Degree


A total of 9 brethren from 524, attended the recent 2nd annual "East meets West of The Province" Degree, hosted by Lodge The Royal Stuart 1414. An excellent rendition of the EA degree was carried out by the reigning masters of the province, including our own RWM.


As the first edition of this degree was held last year at 524 and was established by Bro. Ian Bell PM, it was intimated that in future years that this degree will be known as the "Ian Bell Memorial Degree on behalf of Marcus Humphrey House" - which is a wonderful gesture by the PGL.


A total of £631 was raised in total for the Marcus Humphrey House.


A report of this degree can be found on the PGL website by clicking here.