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The Lodge of

St. Michael No. 7833 

 

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   Festival 2018    

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Festival 2018

Grand Total 

 

£1,881,413

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4th June 2018  

Lodge of Instruction 7pm

Social Committee

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28th June 2018  

Craft ~ 6.30pm

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        18th October 2018      

Chapter ~ 6.15pm 

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11th May 2019 

Provincial Meetings

York Race Course 

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Music

The Lodge of St Michael 7833 enjoys music in the ceremonial and at the Festive Board.  A number of the Brethren are accomplished singers: there is no shortage of volunteers to perform the Master’s Song and the Anthem at Installations. In the Lodge Room the Forster and Andrews organ (recently restored –see theHistory page) is used; downstairs a clavinova sits inconspicuously in the dining room.

 

The Opening Ode Hail Eternal is to the tune Vienna, first published in 1799. It is by the Wittenburg musician Justin Heinrich Knecht. The Closing Ode is to the tune St Sylvester, by the Hull born Reverend John Bacchus Dykes, written 1862.

At the Festive Board, musical “points” follow every toast, including the National Anthem. The toast to the Absent Brethren is followed by Great Architect, Grant Us Thine Aid, composed (both words and music) by founder members W. Bro William Branton and W. Bro. Noel Thompson (see the History page). When a Candidate is initiated, the Entered Apprentice Song is performed, the verses shared between the Brethren. At the end of the proceedings, all join in Auld Lang Syne.

 Click on the music to hear "Hessle". (Uses QuickTime software)