‘A bitterly cold November Saturday morning saw a number of members of both Claygate and Dormer Lodge, together with family, friends and overseas visitors, meet in Covent Garden for an escorted tour around Grand Lodge. ‘ Meeting in the magnificent waiting room on the first floor we were then escorted by Ennys Coggles, our guide, down the corridor and into the Library where we received an introduction to Grand Lodge and were then taken into the magnificent museum. Explanations
We are returning again to the Cobham Curve for this years Ladies Night which will be another joint venture with Dormer Lodge. Tickets @ £45.00 each from Andrew Shackel / Larry Hands. Venue: The Cobham Curve Fairmile Lane Cobham KT11 2BU Dress: Black Tie -Arrive from 7.15 onwards. Carriages 00:30 View PDF PDF (Printer Version)
A guided tour of Grand Lodge has been arranged on 21st November 2015. Tour commences at 10:00. Meet at the main entrance (almost opposite Pillars of Hercules PH) on Great Queen Street, Covent Garden. Please advise our secretary if you are attending. The visit will last two hours and we will adjourn to a local hostelry afterwards. Dress - smart casual.
A hot sunny day in August saw Lodge members, family and friends making their way to Martin and Heather Scollars for the summer BBQ. Martin and Heather’s garden looked a picture and a huge amount of effort had gone in to getting the garden ready to receive us all. Food was excellent and the wine flowed. A raffle was held which raised funds for the Masters list. A most enjoyable day and huge thanks to our hosts.
On a hot Saturday morning in early June, members of Claygate Lodge were to be seen erecting their stand at the annual Claygate Flower Show. The provincial display and banners clearly identified the stand to the public which was clearly visible on the main thoroughfare. A selection of teddies and a display for Teddies for Loving Care created considerable interest from the passing public and many people stopped, talked to Claygate’s members and requested further information/con
rare breed livestock and then noticed that they had hops growing in the hedgerows around their farm. Some of these hops are wild and are thought to originate from 300 year old hop gardens. Whilst these are used in current brews, they buy in specialist hops and barley which give the beers their interesting and varied flavours. They supply both bottled and barrel beer with names all drawn from the location of the farm, which is on the site of Roundhead camp at thetime of the fi