Celebrating 300 years

Provinces, Districts & Groups

Lodges meeting in London (an area generally within a 10-mile radius of Freemasons’ Hall), are administered by the Metropolitan Grand Lodge of London, whilst those meeting outside London, and within England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, are grouped into 47 Provinces, whose boundaries often correspond to those of the old Counties.

Lodges that meet outside England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands are grouped into 33 Districts, and five Groups.

The Province of Yorkshire, North & East Ridings welcomed over fifty guests to an ‘Interfaith Luncheon’ at the Masonic Hall Beverley Road recently. Faith Groups represented included Anglican-Quaker, Greek Orthodox, Hindu, Roman Catholic, Church of England and both…

"On ya bike"

Wednesday, 28 September 2011
The Jersey PGM's personal challenge December 2010, an email circulates the bank looking for participants to cycle from London to Nantes in June 2011 – 350 miles in 4 days. What made me even think…
Worcestershire Provincial Grand Master Richard Goddard joined the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and other dignitaries at the 10th Fun for Kids Day fair in May, presenting Robert Wilkinson, the fair’s owner, with a Certifi cate…

CARLISLE HOSTS KNOCKOUT EVENT

Friday, 16 September 2011
Cumberland and Westmorland masons were in fighting form when they raised £8,000 to aid the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution (RMBI).The Province’s first organised charity event in support of its 2016 Festival saw The Shepherds Inn…
Restoration work at Lichfield Cathedral has benefited from a £5,000 donation from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and £1,000 from the Province of Staffordshire, as well as money raised by individual local lodges.Repairs to the windows…
Guernsey and Alderney masons have donated £21,600 to Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS), part of which will helprefurbish a vital infrared rescue camera.Provincial Grand Master David Hodgetts explained he remembered when the Air Search organisation…
Hereford Hospital received a £98,000 ultrasound 4D echocardiogram machine, following a three-year appeal supported by local Freemasons.Claire Cassidy, the British Heart Foundation fund-raising manager for Hereford and Worcester, said that the machine ‘places Hereford at…
A popular event in the District Grand Lodge of Cyprus calendar is the annual Grand Charity Military Band Concert. This year it was given by the Central Band of the Royal Air Force. The day…
The Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire Provincial Grand Lodge meeting at St George's Avenue Northampton on Thursday 19th May proved to be a momentous occasion with a record number of members of the Province in attendance. This…

Martin Foss Award

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Michael Sawyer, Provincial Grand Master for Bedfordshire, accompanied by Provincial Grand Secretary Tim Pope, recently attended the graduation ceremony at the University of Bedfordshire to present the Martin Foss Award to Kayleigh Martin. The annual…
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