Entries by Martin Wright

Hotting Up at HVL

Over 40  guests enjoyed an Indian themed evening at The Lodge rooms on 9th June, consisting of traditional Indian curries followed by a very entertaining quiz on all aspects of the sub continent! Food was provided by our very own Masterchefs Mick Rath and WM Ashley Craven, who slaved away in a hot kitchen to […]


HVL 652 hosted one of it’s most important events in the social calendar….Ladies After. This is an annual event where brethrens’ partners are invited to The Lodge and partake of our unique Holme Valley hospitality. Lodge business was quickly dealt with so that brethren could join their partners and guests who were all treated to […]

Future Olympic hopefuls floored by grant !

Formed in September 2017 the White Rose Rhythmic Gymnastics attracts members aged 5 -15. The club wrote to HVL652 asking for contributions towards training mats, and were successfully granted a donation from The Provincial Grans Fund of £1,000. Presenting the cheque were Worshipful Master Ashley Craven and Past Master,Iain Birks, who were then treated to […]

Roastin’ Sunday at HVL

  Sunday, 22nd April proved another fantastic day at Holme Valley Lodge. 70 people sat down to a Sunday lunch cooked by Ben and the team from  Bear Kitchen, who are based in Wakefield. An excellent meal was followed by entertainment from ‘Jake N The Box’ who sang a range of songs from  60’s favourites to George Ezra classics. Enthusiastically […]

HVL Ladies Night – March 2018

  The most significant event in our social calendar, HVL Ladies’ Night, took place on Saturday 3rd March. The guest list included both masons and non-masons, and there were 95 attendees ensuring the evening was a huge success. On arrival guests were treated to a champagne reception followed by a 4 course meal. The “Star” of […]

50 years as a Freemason

The February meeting of HVL652 took place on 15th February 2018, and was a special occasion for one of our brethren, ,Worshipful Brother Terrance (Terry) Kelly, who celebrated 50 years in freemasonry. As such occasions are few and far between Terry was presented with a special commemorative certificate by Worshipful Brother Alan Elstone, Deputy Provincial Grand […]