The I-Rock drop in centre which supports young people with mental health issues and the Royal
Marsden Hospital each received £750 from the proceeds of a raffle and auction held at the Imperial
Cadet Lodge’s Centenary Ladies Festival which took place at The Langham Hotel in Eastbourne
recently and attended by 92 members, their ladies and guests.
The Centenary Master of the Lodge, W Bro. Colin Pearce and his Lady, Tatyana, are keen supporters
of both charities. In her speech Tatyana spoke moving about the excellent work being done by both
Charities. Said Tatyana, “The I. Rock recently won a prestigious award for their partnership working
and co-production successes. I-Rock is a place where young people can seek support for mental
health issues, wellbeing, housing, employment and education. And the Royal Marsden Hospital, the
world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment research and education, has touched
the lives of so many Freemasons and their families”.
W Bro. Pearce added, “I am proud to be the Worshipful Master of this fine Lodge in what is their
Centenary year. I am delighted that so many members, their partners and friends have supported
the Lodge on this special occasion and their generosity will make a big impact on the lives of so
Founded by officers of London and Provincial Cadet Battalions in October 1917, The Imperial Cadet
Lodge has been a major charity supporter donating £8000 to the recent Tercentenary Fund and
£10,000 to the current London Fire Brigade Appeal.