W Bro Cllr Brian Wilcox, JP, PProvJGW, PProvGSwdB(Hfds), PM130, who is Chaplain of Vellum Lodge 5845 which meets at Knowle, Solihull, enjoyed the privilege of meeting the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh during the Diamond Jubilee tour.
This was in his capacity as Right Worshipful Mayor of the City of Hereford, and after escorting the Duke around a marquee explaining various aspects of
Brian was Worshipful Master of Vellum Lodge in 1977 following in his father's footsteps, and he still attends every regular meeting, travelling to Knowle from his home in Hereford in a round trip of over 100 miles.
Brian Wilcox with Prince Philip studying the cut glass goblet engraved with the City of
Coat of Arms which had just been presented to him