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A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex

In November Mark Donovan and I were invited by Bernard Marchant to the Annual Meeting of the District Grand Council of Sussex held at the Charmandean Centre in Worthing. There to greet us was Colin Stanley.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex Tea and coffee was provided for all those who had travelled down to Sussex.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex Soon it was time to get ourselves ready for the meeting.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex The meeting was opened by the District Grand Master who welcomed the many guests and visitors. During the meeting the District Grand Master Obligated, Invested and Installed Ill.Comp. Kevin Gillespie, PGCondC, as the Deputy District Grand Master and Ill.Comp. Colin Dann as the District Grand Principal Conductor of the Work.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex After the meeting the Companions of the Province of Sussex and their guests retired to the bar for refreshments.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex We then sat down to a splendid meal in the dining room of the Charmandean Centre. Joining us for lunch was Paul Rose who is not yet in the Order. He received a special welcome from Bernard.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex Thank you Bernard for a most enjoyable day.

A Visit to the District Grand Council of Sussex Article and photos by Chris Eley


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