The next major event is the Sportsman's evening organised by Bro Allan Blair - Treasurer.

The event is on the 19th August 2017 at 6:30 for 7:00pm
come early. 

Smart Casual 

Great speakers wonderful prizes and auction for sought after items of sports memorabilia. 

Please confirm with Allan the numbers in your group to ensure you all sit together.


Congratulations to Bro Archie Boyd and Bro Henry Mackie on receiving their 60 Year diamond Certificate from DPGM Robert McPhee of PGLRE.

Our next meeting will be on the 7th September 2017 a Business Meeting.

 7th August at 7:30pm - Centenary Committee meeting.

The Lodge would like to thank all the Brethren who assisted with the items for the Madras Family Centre Garden Project. Well done!! A card and some photographs of the plantings and  garden has been received from the young children attending the centre.

We can confirm that support in the form of donation has been given to Madras family centre, A trophy and donation to Neilston Priimary School, a donation to the Girl Guides and Brownies along with a donation to The 1st Neilston Boys Brigade.


Please come along and support the Lodge, visitors will be made most welcome


The Centenary is only a few months away Fund Raising has commenced, your assistance will be very much appreciated. more news in regard to events for fund raising will be given as soon as possible to allow all our members to assist, your support to ensure success is actively sought.
We have ties for sale, Mark tokens available and display tiles for our friends and supporters of Thistle & Crown available for purchase ( See PM David Wallace to obtain a centenary support tile)

I would thank all the Office Bearers and Brethren who are visiting both within and outwith the Province to support the Lodge.
I would extend an invitation to all our members and visitors to come along and support us at Thistle & Crown especially in the run up to our centenary on the 10th February 2018.

Your annual test fees are now due. Please see the Secretary PM George E. Paul

To our Brethren; 
if you attend the lodge once in every 2 years the Lodge pays Grand Lodge a Capitation fee for your attendance. 
Please assist by being clear in Lodge books

Remember it is a requirement of all orders in Freemasonry that you remain in good standing in your Mother Lodge.

We are always looking for new members, if you wish to join, speak to one of our members or contact the Lodge at 1 Main Street, Neilston.

Message from the RWM Bro Robert McCulloch PM
As Right Worshipful Master ,I extend to you a warm welcome to the Website of Lodge Thistle & Crown No.1167

Whether you are a member of Lodge Thistle & Crown or just a visitor to our website I do hope that you find the various pages of interest.

The Lodge is always seeking new members , ideally men from the local community who consider themselves to be honest and upright citizens with the best interest and welfare of others in the community at heart. Please come and talk to us and find out what Freemasonry has to offer. 

If you would like more information please contact the secretary at 1 Main St. Neilston, Glasgow G78 3NN. We would be very happy to explain what we do at Lodge Thistle & Crown and how we contribute to society in general.

The Lodge is receiving many more bookings for hall lets and we would thank the various organisations and friends for that support. The function hall can accommodate 98 persons for an event, the current Licence laws apply.  Please contact the secretary George E Paul for information regarding bookings.  

Members :  To all members of the Lodge , we would invite you to come along to our regular meetings. If you haven't managed along for a while please be assured you will receive a warm welcome – your ongoing support is invaluable.

To the members who already attend regularly , why not invite a Brother who has not attended for some time to join you for one of our regular meetings and catch up on the local news and meet some of our new Brethren.

Website updates :

The website will be reviewed and updated regularly to ensure everyone is kept up to date with events in and around Lodge Thistle & Crown and the Village of Neilston.

Thank you for your interest in Lodge Thistle & Crown No. 1167

Robert McCulloch PM