On Friday 16th September 2022, Miles Coverdale lodge will be holding their regular meeting in the caves at Kents Cavern. Miles Coverdale Lodge No. 5069 previously celebrated its 700th meeting in the spectacular underground setting of Torquay’s prehistoric caves at Kents Cavern on 20 October 2016. The cavern is owned by WBro. Nick Powe, Secretary of Miles Coverdale Lodge. His family have been custodians of the prehistoric cavern for five generations since 1880.

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This is a regular Lodge meeting of Miles Coverdale with a focus on promoting the benefits of Freemasonry in general and Miles Coverdale Lodge in particular. Members are encouraged to invite prospective candidates (£25 per person).

Dining will be an informal BBQ in the gardens following the ceremony. Members of the Lodge, representatives from the Provincial Membership and Mentoring Teams, and MCF will provide a parallel social event to entertain potential candidates during the ceremony.

Booking arrangements are in the hands of Bro Chris Cload. Brethren should confirm attendance by complete the booking form as soon as possible and no later than 31st August 2022. Attendance for the underground ceremony is limited to 70 Masons.

Further useful information:

  • Programme: 6:30pm Tyling; 6:30 -7:30pm Parallel social event for prospective candidates hosted by Provincial Membership Team and MCF representatives; 
  • 7:45pm Welcome and BBQ in the gardens, Caves open to visit; 10pm Finish
  • Dress code is lounge suits/smart casual. The caves are dry and about 15°C.
  • The car park is free with 50 spaces.

All monies raised will be go to the Masonic Charitable Foundation https://mcf.org.uk/ (No: 1164703).