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.

Monday 11th August 2014 was an important night in the history of Derwent Lodge No. 4250, special for one man in particular and indeed for anyone lucky enough to be present on this marvellous occasion…
Union Lodge No. 129, which meets at the Masonic Hall, Station Road in Kendal, was 250 years old on the 31st July 2014 Records can trace their history back to when the lodge was formed…
Three Past Grand Stewards Julian Richardson (far right), who was initiated on 27th March 1962, with his three sons (l-r) Adrian, Matthew and Oliver. Matthew was initiated into Tuscan Lodge No. 14 on 25th Feb 2014, by…
The traditionally peaceful masonic month of August has been enlivened by the announcement that the Most Worshipful Grand Master has agreed to the Petition for a new lodge for Shropshire, to be called the Iron…
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…
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…
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…
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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