Francis Columbine Lodge Start their 75 Anniversary Celebrations with Style

Francis Columbine Lodge start their celebrations to mark 75 years of existence with Sunday Luncheon at Cheshire View. One hundred and sixteen members, partners and fiends enjoyed a five star meal and service, followed by great entertainment presented by Mezzo Soprano singer and star of Proms in the Park, Iona Fisher who sang  Italian songs from the Film Titanic, O Mio Babbino Caro and Parla Piu Piano.  Their followed a Bumper table raffle, the proceeds of which will be added to the Francis Columbine Charities and presented at a special Meeting of the Lodge in November.

Master John Parker welcomed everyone to the Luncheon and afterwards presented Iona with a large bunch of flowers.  Everyone enjoyed the afternoon and returned home with some very happy memories and look forward to doing something similar next year.

John Parker Master of Francis Columbine Lodge welcomes everyone with a glass and a huge smile.A happy group of diners very contented with a superb Lunch. Flower for Iona Fisher who entertained Lodge members and their many guests.
What a superb Mezzo Soprano voice. Iona Fisher who has sung in Manchester, Newcastle and the Proms in Hyde Park London now sings for Francis Columbine Lodge for the fourth year in succession.