Festival Meeting

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Date(s) - 15/06/2019
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm

Fleetwood Masonic Hall


This meeting will be a Second followed by dinner and entertainment afterwards at Rossall School.

All Masonic guests are welcome to the meeting and non-Masonic guests are welcome to the dinner.

Old Rossallian Lodge No. 5042 Agenda

ALL – From 12.15pm Finger Buffet Masonic Hall Fleetwood, must be ordered on the booking form.
BRETHREN – Lodge meeting Fleetwood Masonic Hall 2.00pm.

All Ladies and non Masonic guests to assemble at Rossall school at 3:00pm for a lecture by Dr. Nick Lister in the Lawrence House Astronomy Centre.

Dr Nick Lister is the Principal of Lawrence House Astronomy & Space Science Centre, which is situated in the grounds of Rossall School. He is one of the rising stars of UK astronomy and leads the team of staff teaching astronomy to school children and adults at the unique centre, which serves the north of England.

In 1999 Dr Lister joined Rossall School in Lancashire as Astronomer in residence. His first task was to oversee restoration of the school’s ‘Cooke & Sons’ Victorian refracting telescope back to scientific working condition and it is now the only one of its type in operation anywhere in the world. In 2004 he was appointed as head of the Lawrence House Astronomy & Space Science Centre and oversaw its development, through to opening.

Nick Lister is passionate about astronomy. As a councillor for the Association for Astronomy Education (AAE), an organisation devoted to supporting the teaching of astronomy, Nick is equally dedicated to passing this enthusiasm on to all ages and all levels

This will be followed by musical entertainment by pupils of Rossall in the Museum Theatre, to include coffee, tea and biscuits.

A Masonic Chapel service will then be held in the Chapel, under the direction of Rev. Canon John Hall Rossall Chaplain, assisted by Rev. Canon Godfrey Hurst. This will be followed by a Champagne reception on the Sumner Library Lawn, (weather permitting)

Lastly a sumptuous Banquet (Wine included) in the dining hall. The head of Rossall School, Jeremy Quartermain, will be the principal guest.

Ladies as for a Garden party or afternoon Wedding
Gentlemen (Non-Masonic) Lounge suits.
Brethren Undress regalia, Chains will be worn.
Dark suits with Old Rossalian, Craft, Provincial or black ties.


Banquet Menu (Red and White Wine Included)

Asparagus Soup
Garnished with a Swirl of Cream & finely chopped Chives, Slices of Tiger Bread & White Bloomer with a Butter Rosette. Crispy Panko Crusted Chicken

Chicken fillet coated in Panko Crumbs
Shallow Fried, served with a light Champagne Sauce resting on a Dauphinoise Potato, Double Dipped Gourmet Fries, Honey Glazed Chantaney Carrots, Fine Green Beans
Vegetarian Option:- Chicken Quorn Fillet

Summer Berry Medley
Seasonal Summer Berries is all about the juicy fruit and lovely thick Vanilla Syrup accompanied by an all butter crisp pastry filled with Chantilly Cream and a ball of Cornish Ice Cream.

A Selection of Lancashire Cheese accompanied by Pots of Chilli Jam garnished with Seasonal Fruits accompanied by a Selection of Savoury Biscuits.

Coffee with After Eight Mints

A printable menu can be found here.

An information poster can be found here.

If you would like to attend, please see our Booking Form

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