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Izaak Walton Lodge of Freemasons
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Number 4281 in the register of the United Grand Lodge of England
Izaak Walton Lodge celebrates its 100th birthday in 2021. Do you have any memories or memorabilia related to our Lodge? Have members of your family been involved with the Lodge in the past? If the answer to either question is “YES”, please contact the Assistant Secretary by clicking here and he’ll be in touch!
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Welcome When first joining a Freemasons’ Lodge, every candidate participates in  an initiation ceremony.  During that ceremony, we as individuals, promise to attend the Lodge  regularly, provided our personal circumstances in life allow us to do so.  It’s accepted that a hectic work schedule, the emergencies of everyday  life or sickness of ourself or a family member are all legitimate reasons for  not attending. But if we can’t, then it’s always courteous to offer an  apology for absence to the Secretary of the Lodge. But by not attending, we miss out on some of the greatest joys in life!  If you are a Mason, you’ll know that there is nothing quite like the  feelings you experience when you attend Lodge. Not only during the  formalities, but afterwards during dining.  So, if you’ve missed a few meetings at your Lodge recently, (for whatever  reason) this little rhyme might strike a chord. 
Be an active member The kind that would be missed Don’t just be contented That your name is on the list Do attend the meetings And mingle with the crowd Don’t stay at home And crab both long and loud Don’t leave the work for just a few And gripe about the clique And take time out to visit A member who is sick There is quite a programme scheduled That means success, if done And it can be accomplished With the help of everyone So attend the meetings regularly And help with hand and heart Be an active member And take an active part Think this over, Member Are we right or are we wrong? Be an active member Please don’t just belong