Ferndown Lodge 7860 Receive their Grand Patron Certificate

W.BroTrevor Bond Master of Quintus Lodge 8118 and Membership Secretary of Friends of Zetland Court presented a Grand Patron Certificate to W.Bro Mark Gibson WM of Ferndown Lodge 7860 in recognition of the support the Lodge and its members have shown to the Friends of Zetland Court adding to the help we provide to the home.


Charity Steward Chris Batten and WM Glen Clauson of Portsdown Lodge 4356 receiving their Grand Patron Certificate from W Bro Trevor Bond AFZC Membership Secretary. W Bro Trevor was accompanied by W Bro Brian Chidgey taking the photograph.

As the first Lodge to become a Grand Patron of the Association, the WM of London Haven Lodge 7300, Dave Armstrong  gave a cheque to Brian Chidgey for £250.00 and have been added to the Honours Board at Zetland Court, well done everybody at 7300.

Proud members of London Haven Lodge No 7300 holding their Grand Patron Certificate.

Bernard Burgess


Bernard Burgess who is now a Grand Patron and past Treasurer of the Association of Friends of Zetland Court.

Llewellin Lodge Receive their Grand Patron Certificate


WBro Michael Whelan the WM of Llewellin Lodge with their Grand Patron certificate.

Quintus Lodge 8118 have joined London Haven in becoming Grand Patrons. A raffle was held at their regular meeting on the 26th April and from the proceeds their Worshipful Master, Dryden Pennington was able to present the Membership Secretary of the Association with a cheque for £250.00. As a token of appreciation Dryden was presented with a Grand Patron Certificate  and the name of Quintus Lodge  added to the Grand Patron Honours Board, well done everybody in Portland!

The Chapter of Unity 386 is the first Royal Arch Chapter to become a Grand Patron and seen above are the Three Principals, Reg Matthews, Colin Garrett and Alex Bonelli with a certificate to celebrate the Chapter’s new status. The Chapter of Unity has been added to the Honours Board at the home, a fantastic effort all round by the Companions.

From left to right, Peter Shenton, Graham May, WM Derek Burt, Brian Chidgey, David Reed and Richard Cutler

Members of Verwood Lodge at their Festive Board on this very special occasion.

Verwood Lodge 9177 have now added their name to the Grand Patron Honours Board. Our Membership Secretary Brian Chidgey and Secretary Graham May paid a visit to Wimborne to present them with their certificate and here are a few pictures of that very happy occasion.

There are other Lodges who are making donations in instalments and are well on their way to reaching the £250.00 target and that coveted Grand Patron status. If your Lodge wish to do the same or would like some ideas on how to become a Grand Patron please contact the Membership Secretary who will be happy to advise you or your Charity Steward.

The Grand Patron Honours Boards are prominently displayed in the Reception area at Zetland Court. They were officially unveiled by Graham Williams the Deputy Provincial Grand Master of Hampshire and Isle of Wight.

The Committee are always happy to attend any meeting, to give a presentation on the RMBI and Zetland Court. If you would like more information on this or anything to do with the Association of Friends of Zetland Court please contact us, we will be very happy to help.