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Lord Leverhulme – Masonry and the Man

19 May @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

3 Part event – 4pm Curated tour of Masonic Artefacts, 6.00pm Lecture on Leverhulme and his Lodges, 7.30pm Centenary Dinner.

The Man and Masonry

A joint event celebrating

Lady Leverhulme Art Gallery 100th Anniversary

Hulme Hall 120th Anniversary

Manor Lodge No. 4202 100th Anniversary

And many of the Masonic Lodges, Chapters and Preceptories that Lord Leverhulme helped found and was a member of.

Lord Leverhulme was influential in the setting up the Lady Leverhulme Art Gallery in honour of his wife, Elizabeth Hulme; Port Sunlight Village; the company that became Unilever, but he remained deeply interested in the welfare of local people. Lord Leverhulme was a Freemason of the highest standing, achieving the position of Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England, a Royal Arch Mason, a Mark Mason as well as being a Knight’s Templar and a Knight of Malta.

Part 1 – 4.00pm – Visit to the Lady Leverhulme Art Gallery Archives

This is free, and will be curated, but participants are encouraged to make a minimum £5 donation to the Lady Leverhulme Art Gallery.

Part 2 – 6.00pm – Lecture by Gavin Hunter, Masonic Historian and Author,

On Lord Leverhulme’s involvement in Freemasonry and the Lodges and Chapters. There will also be a short history of Manor Lodge No. 4202, of which Lord Leverhulme was a founder 100 years ago, by Paul Massie.

This is Free. Participants will have the opportunity to purchase the Author’s books.

Part 3 – 7.30pm – Centenary Dinner

A three course meal To be held at Hulme Hall, £25

Thursday 19th May 2022

For further Information contact John Fletcher – johnny.fletcher@gmail.com

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Manor Lodge No. 4202 – Secretary John Fletcher
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Lady Lever Art Gallery
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Bebington, CH62 5EQ GB
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