Information for Peppercorn Bicentenary

As you will be aware we are rapidly approaching Peppercorn 2016 the Bi Centennial of the Peppercorn Ceremony. Lodge St George will be hosting a week long schedule of events celebrating the 200th year of the Peppercorn as well as a visit by the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason of Scotland Bro. Charles Iain Robert Wolrige Gordon of Esslemont.

Schedule of events is as follows:

Sunday 17th April – daytime – Royal Arch Cork Degree to be performed on the Spirit of Bermuda (Open to all Scottish RA Masons who have completed the Mark Degree and Excellent Master. Please contact Bro John Woolgar at  )
Sunday 17th April – evening – Cocktail reception and welcome get together at Docksider Restaurant Front Street
Monday 18th April – daytime – tours of Lodge Buildings (including the Old State House) in Bermuda each with its own special history
Monday 18th April – evening – Installation Meeting of the Broad Arrow Lodge #1890 UGLE
Tuesday 19th April – evening – Composite Meeting of the three Grand Lodge of Scotland Lodges in Bermuda. Hosted by Lodge St George at Somers Isles Lodge, Hog Bay Level, Sandys.
Wednesday 20th April –  Tyling at 0900hrs, the Peppercorn Ceremony followed by the Mayors Garden Party and lunch at Tempest Restaurant in the Town of St George – PARKING at Penno’s Wharf on the waterside!
Thursday 21st April – daytime – Charity Golf Tournament, Port Royal Course.
Friday 22nd April – evening – Gala banquet at Grotto Bay Hotel Poolside Terrace

Tickets are required for most of these events. Most importantly the Festive Board following the Composite Meeting and the Lunch at Tempest Restaurant after the Peppercorn Ceremony.

In order to purchase your tickets please go to Premier Tickets website using the below private link or contact our Junior Warden Bro. Shannon Trott at (441) 717-2152 or


There are likely to be issues with parking at the Composite Meeting at Somers Isles and at the Peppercorn itself. Please consider sharing a ride to the Composite meeting.

The parking for all Masons at the Peppercorn Ceremony will be on the waterside at Penno’s Wharf, entry from Tiger Bay. If you will have people in your vehicle with mobility issues please contact Bro. Martin Weekes at (441) 717-0516 or to obtain a pass to allow parking closer to the Lodge.