Below is the summons for Provincial Grand Chapter on Saturday 11th November. It can also be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page.

This year we will be honoured with the presence of E. Comp Gareth Jones O.B.E., the Third Grand Principal.

It would be wonderful for our Province to have him welcomed by a large contingent of Devonshire Companions!!!

Tony Parker – Provincial Grand Scribe Ezra

Dear Sir and Companion,

Notice is hereby given that the ANNUAL CONVOCATION of the PROVINCIAL GRAND CHAPTER of ROYAL ARCH MASONS of DEVONSHIRE will be held at The Riviera International Conference Centre, Torquay, on Saturday 11th
November 2017 at 2.30 pm. All Present and Past Grand Officers, Provincial Grand Officers, Principals and Past Principals of the several Chapters in the Province are hereby SUMMONED to attend, and all other Companions are
INVITED to attend.

By command of:

The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent of Devonshire: E. Comp Simon W. Rowe

E. Comp Anthony J. Parker, Provincial Grand Scribe Ezra
4 The Green, Higher St. Budeaux, Plymouth, PL5 2HN. Tel: 01752 952229 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Convocation will be preceded by a luncheon at 12.30 p.m., open to ALL Companions (limited to a total 450 seats).  Applications for tickets, priced at £18.00, with free car parking, should be made as soon as possible, and at the latest by 14th October 2017, by returning the form attached below. Do please reply early to avoid disappointment.

Luncheon Menu:

  • Peppered Smoked Mackerel Fillet, set on a Celery and Apple Salad, served with Horseradish Cream
  • Fennel Roasted Sirloin of Pork with Button Mushrooms, Glazed Apples and Mustard Sauce
  • Eton Mess Meringue Roulade with Devon Clotted Cream

Please advise of any special dietary requirements: Most diets can be accommodated. [Ordered in Advance]

Tea will be served in the Dining Room after the Provincial Grand Chapter has closed.


ALL COMPANIONS, except Grand Chapter Officers and those specially notified, should be seated by 2.00 pm.
All Companions are requested to sign the Attendance Sheets provided in the Robing Areas.

DRESS: Morning Dress or Dark Lounge Suit, with the Devonshire HRA Provincial Tie, the Grand Chapter Tie or Plain Black Tie, White Gloves.

Principals of Chapters should wear the Collar and Jewel of their Office.