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West Lancashire 2021 Festival

West Lancashire 2021 Festival

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LAUNCH: 10 MAY 2017

FESTIVAL EVENT: 2021

In support of the grants and services provided by the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the West Lancashire 2021 Festival appeal will officially launch on 10 May 2017.

The Province of West Lancashire is one of the first Masonic Provinces to launch a Festival appeal for the new Foundation, which provides a wide-range of support and services to Masonic families and grants to other charities.

You can set up a monthly direct debit mandate or make a card donation to the Festival using our online Donation Form. If you would like to donate using a paper form, please see our documents for donors and Charity Stewards page.

To find the latest news and information about the Festival, including individual and Lodge jewel patronage, please visit West Lancashire’s MCF 2021 Festival section on the Provincial website.

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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

You can support the West Lancashire 2021 Festival by making a donation to the Festival relief chest or creating a fundraising event and raising sponsorship through our online fundraising pages.

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Over 60 freemasons ‘ride the lights’

Over 60 freemasons along with their wives, partners and children from across the province took part in the annual ‘Ride the Lights’ event in Blackpool. The freemasons and their family members were taking part in the ride along Blackpool seafront to raise funds for the West Lancashire MCF 2021 Festival appeal. The annual event is…

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A wonderful night with the stars in Blackpool

The Opera House Theatre, at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool was the venue for a major fund raising event for the West Lancashire  2021 Festival Appeal. ‘A Night with the Stars’ raised more than £10,000 for the Masonic Charitable Foundation and £5,000 was also presented to Care after Combat. The Worshipful the Mayor of Blackpool, Councillor…

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Raven Winder walk raises £10,000

Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Winder couldn’t have hoped for better weather for the ‘Raven Winder’ walk in aid of the MCF 2021 Festival. This was the key 2018 fundraising event for the Festival and the fine weather encouraged over 100 walkers to don their boots. Looking at that great ball of fire shining on…

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