First Tabernacle banner in East Anglia

On the 28th June,  St Winnold Tabernacle dedicated the first Tabernacle banner in East Anglia, presented by Dr Don Woodgate Past Assistant Grand High Priest. See article in members area. What a brilliant gathering of members at Hinkley on Saturday 9th June and my grateful thanks to all that attended to receive honours and who supported those that were honoured. Congratulations to Dr Don Woodgate on his successful term as Assistant Grand High Priest, he will be greatly missed by the Order, but we also congratulate his successor Peter Astfalck....
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Collarette for Grand Superintendent.

On 10th June at Grand College, how proud and honoured I was to receive on behalf of the District a Blue Collarette to acknowledge our contributions to the Pillar Fund. A great achievement my members of the District and their generosity, I am sure you all feel as gratified as I do. If however you have not been able to contribute as others have done, then I am sure Richard Strutt will be pleased to help and advise you. Thanking you for your continued support. Colin Birkbeck G.S. District No7 East Anglia...
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Paper delivered at Ronald Thompson Tabernacle

WHERE DO WE COME FROM? WHAT DO WE DO? SOME MUSINGS. DONALD WOODGATE GCPO AGHP The Grand Superintendent approached me some time ago to provide you with some entertaining and educational diversion. I at first thought of investigating the meaning of the colours of the Pillars. They have always intrigued me, the colours: green, light blue, grey, dark blue,red, black and gold being not pure but secondary, often pastel shaded as well as primary blues and no colours in black and grey.  An Attempt to associate the light and dark Pillars with Craft and the red with chapter can be made but they don't coincide with the candidate's progress. A paper given by Michael Stayt in 2010 produced some explanations which seem to rather stretch credulity and in an Irish Lodge of Research transaction of 1923 there is reference to a different sequence of colours, namely: green, blue, purple, crimson, Scarlet, black and white. Perhaps theories of colour psychology or spectral analysis...
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