October is and we challenge you THE BIG VISIT MONTH to get out and visit a lodge you've never visited. This is a great opportunity to meet other Five of Nine Club members from across the Province and forge lasting friendship.
Barmy for Ballestreros, working on your Woods or fancy yourself as a Faldo?
This years’ Christmas Social is at the amazing Ghetto Golf in Birmingham with 18 holes of indoor mini golf. Guests welcome, though please note this is an Over 18’s event.
Book this early on as there’s only a few weekends left until Christmas!
Ghetto Golf is a unique experience - indoor crazy golf for adults.
The holes are in a variety of environments from graffiti’d concrete jungles to retro pub rooms and all indoors so rain can’t spoil play!
As the location is over 18’s there is a licensed bar, along with a grill canteen for both hot and cold refreshments.
Alongside this, it’s 5OF9’s first Christmas social so set to be a sell out event. Guarantee your space by booking here
For further information about the venue, please visit Ghetto Golf Birmingham.
Come along to Selly Oak hospice on 8th September and enjoy their annual fete! Enjoy excellent food, stalls and games on this fun day out for the whole family. And do it all while raising vital funds for the children and families they support.
This is an ideal opportunity for Freemasons and non-Freemasons to visit UGLE and enjoy the highly commended Prestonian Lecture. Non-Freemasons are then at liberty to join one of our specially commissioned tours of the building or go into London and enjoy the sights of the city whilst the Brethren join members of the Master Masons Forum who will perform the Second Degree Ceremony and Tracing Board
This is one of the major events in the Provincial calendar and the Provincial Grand Master considers every Worshipful Master, together with his Wardens and their families with other members of the Lodge, and their families, should have the pleasure of attending.
Gun...check!! Ammo..check!! Weapon ready!! 'ARE YOU READY FOR BATTLE?!
Following on from our successful paintballing event back in 2016 the Five of Nine Club would like to invite our members, family and friends to this fun packed day.
On Saturday 10th February we are heading to the Province of Bristol, where we will be attending one of the newest Masonic Lodges being not even a year old; Scoutcraft Lodge No 9936 at Freemasons Hall, Bristol to witness a 1st degree ceremony, this ceremony of initiation will be completed in full Bristol Workings.
On Saturday 25th November we are heading north of the border again! Following on from the success of our trip last year a visit to Lodge St. Bryde No 579, Glasgow, Scotland has been planned to watch their annual installation meeting.
On Saturday 4th November members of the Five Of Nine Club have been invited to offer their support at the initiation of a 29-year-old soldier who lives in Rugby. His initiation ceremony will take place at 5pm at Wyley Lodge No 3836, St Mary Magdalen Chapel, Guy's Cliffe, Warwick, CV34 5YD.
We would like to extend a warm invitation to our clubs members, their friends and family, as we will be meeting at around 5pm on Saturday 14th October in a reserved area in Pennyblacks, Mailbox, Birmingham.
The Five of Nine Club is honoured to host the Tercentenary year's New and Young Masons Clubs (NYMC) Conference, which will see representatives of NYMC from across the country come to together for their annual meeting, working collectively for the benefit of clubs across the country.
As you know, each year the Provincial Grand Lodge of Warwickshire holds an event for Initiates at which those Brethren who have been initiated within the past year are invited with their partners to meet the Provincial Team. This year it will be in the form of a Dinner and will be held at The Manor Hotel, 127 Main Road, Meriden, CV7 7NH on Thursday 12th October 2017, at 7 pm for 7.30 pm.
We all enjoy a nice ale, but have you ever wondered how it gets from field to tap? If so come and join us on Saturday 30th September for our brewery tour and a social event being held at the Two Tours Brewery, Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath Street, Birmingham, B4 6HG.
The Five of Nine Club’s next Freemasonry in the Community event will be held in conjunction with a Summer BBQ and will take place at Rough Close Scout Campsite on the 12th August 2017, this an event for the whole family!
How do people receive their rank and what they do? Have you ever wondered what all the symbols mean? How is the lodge run, how is the province organised? By answering these and many more questions, the Five of Nine Club is setting out to help you in your daily advancement in Masonic knowledge!
On Saturday 29th of July 2017 at 12:00 pm you can find out! The Five of Nine Club will proudly host “In the Body of a Lodge” Masonic Educational event at St. Paul's Club, 34 St. Paul's Square Birmingham, B3 1QZ
St. Paul’s Club is a Warwickshire Masonic meeting room and can be reached by car or foot from central Birmingham and is conveniently located near to St Paul’s Tram Stop and Snowhill Train Station with ample parking at Ludgate Hill Car Park.
- Provincial Rank and Promotion
- How is a Province organised and run?
- Explanation of Aprons, the colour and symbology of the aprons (EA to Grand Rank)
- Lodge Offices and how does a standard lodge work?
- Masonic Etiquette: Behaviour in and out of the Lodge room.
“…we’re off to the bar!”
Following the In the Body of a Lodge event, we cordially invite you to join us for a Five of Nine Club social at The Queens Arms, 150 Newhall Street, Birmingham B3 1RY at 3:15 pm, following our time-honoured mantra at the Five of Nine Club
The Queens Arms is just a couple of minutes’ walk from St Paul’s Club.
To sign up to this event and join us for what will be an intriguing and fun afternoon please contact our Masonic Secretary, Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Saturday 24th July.
The key speakers at the event are:
- WBro Peter Sorrill, ProvGMENTOR PAGDC (Five of Nine Club Vice President)
- WBro Howard Smith, ProvJGW
The event is:
- FREE for Five of Nine Club members.
- £5 for non-members and/or guests.
You have the wonderful opportunity to witness and be a part of an amazing and rare event. On Saturday 3rd June, the Assistant Grand Master the Right Worshipful Brother Sir David Wootten, President of the UGLE University Scheme will be consecrating the new Collegiate Lodge No. 9943 in Coventry in the province of Warwickshire.
The 2017 Meeting will be open to ALL Masons including Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts, together with Wives, Partners and Friends. Brethren and Guests are to be seated by 10.30am. Lunch will follow the meeting and will be finished by 3.30pm.
Following on from the huge success of our last Freemasonry in the Community event at Acorns Children’s Hospice which was featured in the 2016 Winter edition of Freemasonry Today magazine we are now planning our next such event and we need your help!
Have you ever heard of amongst others the names Royal Arch, Mark Masons or Knights Templar? Do you wonder what these orders are and how you can join them? The Five of Nine Club are setting out to help you in your daily advancement in Masonic knowledge!
Do you have the perfect aim? Do you have the perfect eye/hand coordination?
If so then join us for the Five of Nine Club Clay Pigeon Shooting morning at 11:00 am on Saturday 17th September 2016. This fantastic event is open to all members, non-members, family and friends.
Universities Scheme visit to Quarterly Communication
Whilst the event is aimed primarily at members of Scheme Lodges, it is open to interest from other younger members in the Province whether individually or through a ‘Light Blue Club’.
On Wednesday 14th September, members of all Lodges within the Universities Scheme who are Master Masons and above, are cordially invited to attend the first Scheme visit to Quarterly Communication. Quarterly Communication (QC) is an official meeting of the governing body of Freemasonry (UGLE) and is always presided over by one of the Rulers of the Craft (the Grand Master, Pro GM, DepGM or AGM).
It's time to pull your sleeves up and join the Five of Nine Club in taking Freemasonry into the Community.
Do you see yourself as the new Rambo or Commando??
Are you an individual that's trigger happy or the one that lies in wait for the perfect shot?
If you are want to release the inner soldier in you then come and join us for the Five of Nine Clubs fantastic Paintball Event. This will be a full day event and will be held on Saturday 16th July 2016 at National Paintball Fields, London Road, Bassetts Pole, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B75 5SA.