The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England
Did you know we used to hold the record for largest ever sit-down meal? HM The Queen is having a street party for her 90th birthday to be attended by 10,000 guests: http://bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33456400  But for…
The capsule was buried on 4 July 1795 and moved to a new container in 1855, before being rediscovered last year at the Massachusetts Statehouse In an elaborate ceremony steeped in tradition, a time capsule…
At the 250th anniversary of the Lodge of Amity No. 137 Guest of honour RW Bro Sir Stuart Hampson, SGW, had a very special surprise when he was reunited with two brethren with whom he attended…
Beacon Lodge No. 5208 held an emergency meeting on Friday 29th May 2015 for a very special ceremony where they initiated a 'Lewis' on the very day of his 18th birthday Whilst the normal age for…
Fundraising TEA Afternoon for Florence Nightingale Hospice Members of Buckinghamshire lodge Haddenham No. 8944 helped out Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity’s local fundraising group with their popular afternoon tea event. The event raised more than £2,000 from cream tea…
The latest exhibition in the Library and Museum starts this week on Monday 8 June and turns the spotlight on Freemasonry and entertainment During the 1700s, as Freemasonry grew in popularity, it began to attract new…
Drawn together On one level, the members of the Devonshire Masonic Art Group create works of art, put on exhibitions and raise money for good causes. But as Peter Watts discovers, they are also spreading the…
Chapter support for surgical research Established with £587,629 in 1967, the Grand Lodge 250th Anniversary Fund is a registered charity supporting the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS). By the end of 2013, the fund’s…
Chelsea pensioner takes the chair Former Coldstream Guardsman John Gledhill added a dash of distinctive colour in his Chelsea Pensioner’s uniform at his installation as Worshipful Master of Symphony Lodge, No. 4924, which meets in Blackpool. Donations to…
Helping the Hindu community The Hindu Community Plymouth received a donation from the William Alexander Kneel Endowment (WAKE) Fund to purchase an effigy of the Lord Shiva, for use in the Plymouth crematoriums. The WAKE Fund was…
Riding to the Somme Seven members of the Artificers Masonic Motorcycle Association and two of their partners undertook a sponsored ride to the Somme, where they laid a wreath at the Thiepval Memorial in memory of…
Looking forward at Manchester Eye Hospital Manchester Royal Eye Hospital Charity has received a major donation from the Province of East Lancashire, supplemented by a grant from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. Totalling £125,000, the funds are for the…
Grand organ rings out again The final part of the renovation of the Willis organ in the Grand Temple has been completed, with the front panel of the console now in place. The refurbished organ…
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