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We 're Celebrating !

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2023 is a very special year for Monolithos Lodge as it marks 50 years since our consecration, and to mark this tremendous milestone, we are hosting a Grand Summer Ball.

 

But it doesn’t stop there, because we’ve got an awful lot more to celebrate too…

 

We’ve just seen the presentation of 50 year certificates to two of our most distinguished members. Worshipful Brother’s Dennis Forsyth and Peter Burdekin were respectively the very first, and the third initiates of our Lodge way back in April and May of 1973, and we are delighted they will both be in attendance at this momentous event.

In addition, this event also sees the welcome return of our traditional Ladies Night, so why not put on your finest, dress to impress, and join us for a spectacular summer evening of celebrations, fine dining, live music, and dancing.

 

We promise you a very warm welcome and an exceptionally special evening!

N.B. A "White Table" event is one which is also open to non-masons and their wives or partners - click here for more information "White Table"

Venue

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Alderson House

23 High Street

Warwick

CV34 4AX

Date: 8th July 2023

Time: 6:30PM - Midnight

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Alderson House is a superb venue located in a magnificent setting right in the heart of Warwick.

 

This Grade II listed building was built at the end of the seventeenth century and still possesses many of its original features, including an original galleried staircase and a now air conditioned, oak panelled dining room which provides spacious yet intimate dining.

 

The venue boasts an elegant exterior enhanced by views over to Warwick Castle and a tranquil lawned garden where guests can relax during our drinks reception

Drinks Reception 6:30 – 7:30

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Our evening begins with a drinks reception on the lawn, where Pimms will be served and guests can relax in an atmosphere of calm and serenity. Setting the mood perfectly, and adding an air of elegance, will be Madeline Kirby with the beauty of her harp.

Madeline has over a decade of experience of playing for various orchestras and ensembles and also as a concert soloist. Drawing on her extensive repertoire from all kinds of genres from pop to musicals, jazz and classical, she will undoubtedly contribute a sophisticated accompaniment to commence our evening.

Hear Madeline Play

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Dinner 7:30 – 9:30

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The ticket price of £45 includes a four course meal and tea or coffee with mints. You can choose any of the options from the menu below. The vegetarian options are indicated with a (v). 

To create the perfect atmosphere throughout dinner, we will be accompanied by renowned jazz/lounge pianist Gary Lewis. We are truly fortunate to have secured Gary for our event as he is constantly in much demand, being an accomplished independent professional musician, musical director, teacher and consultant with more than 30 years of experience.

 

From composing and arranging, to playing in live performances with some of Britain’s finest artists, Gary has a creative, analytical, inclusive style, and a flexible ability to relate to a wide range of subjects across all age-groups and audiences.

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Piano with Gary Lewis

MENU

   

Starter

Thai Chicken and Mango Salad

Pea, Leek and Parmesan Risotto (v)

 

Main

Pan Fried Sea Bream, Samphire Grass with a Lemon Butter Sauce

Breast of Chicken with Apricot, Tarragon and a Cream Sauce

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Mediterranean Vegetables and a Tomato Sauce (v)

 

Dessert

Crème Brûlée with Red Fruits

Chocolate Brownie with Chocolate Sauce and Ice Cream

 

Cheese and Biscuits

 

Tea or Coffee and Mints

Hear Gary Play

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Dancing 9:30 – 11:30

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From 9:30 onwards the dance floor awaits!

 

So get ready to dance the night away with DJ Dean Evans and his Sound Entertainment Disco.

 

Dean is a talented all round multi-genre DJ who has been consistently filling dancefloors for more than 20 years by playing to his crowd, and blending musical styles and genres in his own unique way.

With a huge personal music library covering all of the popular genres and decades, and a sound system and lightshow you will love, Dean knows how to create the perfect atmosphere on the dance floor, by reading the room and encouraging requests.

 

So boogie on down and trip the light fantastic at the Monolithos Summer Ball Disco!

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Ticket price: £45 per person

Need to Know...

This is a White Table event which is open to all lodge members, their partners and guests.

 

We would also like to extend an open invitation to members of other lodges, their partners and guests, as well as individuals who would like to join us for our celebrations. Just remember, you don't have to be a Freemason to enjoy a good party!

 

Ticket sales will be limited to 80 guests and whilst priority will be given to Monolithos Lodge members, tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis, so please BOOK EARLY to avoid disappointment. IMPORTANT to REMEMBER, if you choose the manual payment option to pay by bank transfer, you can PROVISIONALLY secure your booking. Tickets however, will only be validated upon confirmed receipt of payment.

During the evening there will be a professional photographer offering photo opportunities for those in attendance.

 

A charity raffle will be also be held with the proceeds in aid of the Worshipful Master’s chosen charity, which is Shrapnel, registered charity No. 1144482.

 

The bar will be open until 11:00PM with plenty of notice given for last orders so that you can continue to dance the night away.

 

Carriages will be at Midnight.

 

Dress code is strictly black tie for gentlemen and cocktail dresses or ball gowns for the ladies.

In the event of inclement weather, the Pimms cocktail drinks reception will be substituted with a Prosecco reception which will take place in the temple.

 

You can book online using the booking facility or for more information contact the WM directly or by using the contact form.

Booking for this event closes Friday 30th June or when tickets sell out.

View and download the promotional flyer

View and download the menu

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