Chelsea Pensioners & Gurkhas visit May 2016. A group of visiting Chelsea Pensioners and Gurkhas were once again welcomed to the Guernsey’s Masonic Centre yesterday for a behind-the-scenes tour. The Guernsey Masons have supported the Chelsea Pensioners’ Liberation visit to Guernsey for more than 10 years. The visitors attended a tour by Provincial Grand Master for Guernsey and Alderney, David Hodgetts, who showed them around the temple in St. Martin’s before presenting the group with a cheque to help cover the costs of their visit. The pensioners travel to the island every year for several days around Liberation Day, for a holiday and to take part in events to mark the occasion. They are joined by the Gurkhas, whose trip os sponsored by Specsavers. There were several first time visitors and all enjoyed a warm Guernsey welcoming.
Photo courtesy of the Guernsey Press.
 Province of Guernsey & Alderney 2018
Chelsea Pensioners & Gurkhas visit May 2016. A group of visiting Chelsea Pensioners and Gurkhas were once again welcomed to the Guernsey’s Masonic Centre yesterday for a behind-the- scenes tour. The Guernsey Masons have supported the Chelsea Pensioners’ Liberation visit to Guernsey for more than 10 years. The visitors attended a tour by Provincial Grand Master for Guernsey and Alderney, David Hodgetts, who showed them around the temple in St. Martin’s before presenting the group with a cheque to help cover the costs of their visit. The pensioners travel to the island every year for several days around Liberation Day, for a holiday and to take part in events to mark the occasion. They are joined by the Gurkhas, whose trip os sponsored by Specsavers. There were several first time visitors and all enjoyed a warm Guernsey welcoming.
Photo courtesy of the Guernsey Press.