The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England

Lodges, Chapters & Individuals

The United Grand Lodge of England currently has over a quarter of a million members meeting in over 8,000 Lodges.

Doing Les proud Mari Street, the widow of Bro Leslie J. Street who was a member of Wayfarer Lodge No. 8679 meeting in Coalville, jumped out of a plane at 13,000 feet for a skydive…
Wally's proud moment W Bro Walter Greenwood, a Past Master of Commercial Lodge No. 1391 which meets in Leicester, has recently received the Legion d’Honneur Medal presented by the French Government for his contribution to…
Treasure trove returned On May 17th 2016, the Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro David Hagger received, on behalf of the Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons, a magnificent collection of masonic jewels, regalia and documentary material from…
Honours in Berkshire Anthony Howlett-Bolton, Assistant Provincial Grand Master of the Berkshire Freemasons and former Chair of Langley House Trust, has been awarded an OBE for his leadership of Langley which transforms the lives of…
At the vanguard When Ezra McGowan started handing out crisis packs to the homeless from a burger van, he knew he had found his calling. Imogen Beecroft discovers how it complements his Freemasonry At 10pm on…
Shining example to us all Not many lodges can boast that amongst their membership they have the second oldest subscribing Freemason in England Lathom Abbey Lodge No. 6286, meeting at the Ormskirk Masonic Hall in…
Channel hopping On the 3rd May 2016, three members of the Beacon Lodge No. 5208 travelled to France to accompany Bro Joshua Symonds to a meeting of La Loge Ad Augusta, Per Angusta No. 617…
Foxes never quit Bro Monty Katchick, Junior Warden of the Wayfarer Lodge No. 8679 which meets in Coalville, Leicestershire, is one of the singers appearing on a charity song Foxes Never Quit (Glory Glory Leicester…
This sporting life At the Installation Meeting of the Leicestershire and Rutland Lodge of Installed Masters No. 7896 on the 8th April 2016 the members and visitors were treated to an informative lecture on Freemasonry…
Silver service Holmes Lodge No. 4656, which meets at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester, has been most fortunate to acquire two beautiful silver coffee pots which form a lost part of the lodge's history but they could…
Och Aye the Blue The Leicestershire and Rutland Light Blue Club started their 2016 with a visit to Scotland and to two of the oldest masonic lodges in the world and to top it all…
Masonry, Migrants and Mariners At the meeting of the Lodge of Research No. 2429, held on 25th January 2016 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester, the lodge welcomed the Prestonian Lecturer for 2015, W Bro Roger Burt,…
Welsh Guardsman, Freemason and fundraiser extraordinaire Clive Jones of St Mary's Lodge No. 8373 in the Province of Shropshire recently received a national community award for his charitable work. Blind Veterans UK honoured Clive at…
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