Good Morning Brethren,

Please find enclosed some Race Draw tickets for your distribution and importantly, a pack containing material regarding the MCF 2026 West Kent Festival.

I recommend you take time to read all the information provided as it will be most useful later. In addition, listed here are names and contact details of the team assigned to assist you.

The Festival Secretary is W/Bro Ian McDermid

Email: secretary@2026festival.org.uk

Telephone: 01474 748569

Mobile : 07708 313 928

The Festival Treasurer is W/Bro John Head

Email: treasurer@2026festival.org.uk 

Telephone: 01892 523967

Mobile: 07805 148330

Festival Bank details:

Account Name: Province of West Kent Festival

Sort Code: 20-88-13

Account Number: 73668630

Please direct any queries about making payments to John. It can be involved and is it obviously better to ensure the correct procedure is followed to begin with.

If paying by cheque please ensure it is made out to ‘Province Of West Kent Festival’. If you do not state the correct payee, it will be rejected by the bank. Cheques with covering letters should be sent to Oakley House marked ‘FESTIVAL’ .

Festival Liaison Officers

We have also appointed ten Festival Liaison Officers (FLOs) detailed below. Please contact your ‘FLO ‘in the first instance, for any help required during the Festival.

Andy Butler fl02@2026festival.org.uk 07719779461 Welling & Wilmington

Adrian Barton fl08@2026festival.org.uk 07761533720 Tunbridge Wells & Edenbridge

Martin Eggleton fl03@2026festival.org.uk 07572399591 Wrotham & Sevenoaks

Scott Dunn fl10@2026festival.org.uk 07831159032 Bromley, Chislehurst & Greenhithe

James Hunt fl05@2026festival.org.uk 07958330123 Dartford

Eric Lewis fl09@2026festival.org.uk 07768720928 Bromley & Chislehurst

Terry Nemeth fl07@2026festival.org.uk 07968750410 Sidcup

Tim Perrin fl04@2026festival.org.uk 07931522223 Dartford

Darren Walker fl06@2026festival.org.uk 07774816646 Sidcup

Carl Wilson fl01@2026festival.org.uk 07759446002 Welling

Donation forms and guidance

The Charity Steward Guide explains in detail how to donate directly to the festival or transfer funds from your Relief Chest to the Festival Relief Chest.

All forms and further information may be found on the MCF website >>

The Festival Relief Chest is now open and ready to accept donations. Please remember all donations will also be credited to your lodge/chapter.

Thank you

Thank you for taking time to read this. No doubt we will have some teething problems, but I know I can rely on your full support to make this Festival the huge success it deserves to be!

One last thing, please pass this document to your successors as necessary.

Kind regards,

Roland Stokes

Provincial Grand Charity Steward and Festival Chairman

chairman@2026festival.org.uk

See you all on September 30th