The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England
The three Provincial Grand Masters for Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire collectively presented a combined donation of £12,000 to Midlands Air Ambulance from their national charity, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has been…
On 16th April 2014 Forester Lodge No. 7221 in the Province of Shropshire, brother Darren Whittle was initiated and welcomed into Freemasonry by the assembled brethren Following the ceremony and in open lodge, Shropshire’s newest…
St Alkmund Lodge No. 2311 recently celebrated its 125th anniversary in style at its present home in the North Shropshire Masonic Rooms Whitchurch has a long masonic history, dating back to the days when, as…
For the first time in their history, the Leyland Group of Freemasons entered into the spirit of their local festival with the town people of Leyland, Lancashire Each year the town of Leyland hosts a…
New exhibition coming soon English Freemasonry and the First World War at the Library and Museum of Freemasonry Start: September 15, 2014 10:00 am When Britain declared war on 4th August 1914, English Freemasonry faced…
England may have lost their touch at the World Cup, but the Metropolitan Grand Lodge Clay Shooting Association have retained theirs, despite the best efforts of sixteen Provinces! London scaled the heights at the Inter-Provincial…
Hereford Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre, established in 2011, has historically worked with women who have suffered rape or sexual abuse - however in May 2013 the centre secured funding from the Police and Crime…
Members of Eastnor Lodge No. 751 took part in the Ledbury June Community Day which provided the opportunity for the lodge members to raise the profile of Freemasonry in their community The lodge set up…
Life’s adventure Whether it’s kayaking across the harshest seas or attending a masonic meeting, for Pete Bray life is all about helping other people. Caitlin Davies joins him for a paddle off the Liverpool coast Record-breaking British adventurer…
Brass standards What do you get if you cross two trombones, a baritone horn and a tuba? For four Freemasons, playing in a Salvation Army brass band is the perfect complement to being a member of…
Pressing matters In his Prestonian Lecture, Paul Calderwood traces Freemasonry’s faltering relationship with the press throughout the twentieth century. Andrew Gimson finds out why things have started to improve Why did Freemasonry’s public image change so…
Grand Master’s  historic visit  to Gloucester  Cathedral Paying his first ever visit to Gloucester Cathedral, the Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, was made welcome among local brethren at their annual church service.  The Grand…
Seven marathons in seven days Bristol Freemason Bill Doody ran seven marathons in seven days in support of the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) and the NSPCC. Fundraising on behalf of the Province of Bristol’s 2019…
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