The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England

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.

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…
An inaugural concert at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester in aid of the Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People was held on Friday 8th May 2015 to celebrate the refurbishment of the 19th century pipe organ…
Incredible sum of £36,000 distributed to Leicestershire and Rutland charities Twenty-three diverse local charities gathered at Freemasons' Hall in Leicester on Saturday 25th April for a presentation event to receive over £36,000 in generous donations…
  The Provincial Grand Lodge of Jersey is delighted to announce that following an approach last year from the Jersey Sea Cadets, the Freemasons of Jersey donated £10,000 yesterday at the Sea Cadets weekly parade…
A welcome annual award to Midlands Air Ambulance from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, was jointly presented by the Provincial Grand Masters for Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire RW Bros Tim Henderson-Ross, the Rev David Bowen and…
£30,000 has been donated to the Haven Breast Cancer Support Centre UK by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity The donation has been awarded so as to maintain and expand the Welfare Benefits and Money Advice service available at Haven…
Praise for local masons over Somerset floods help The dramatic floods on the Somerset Levels early last year continue to affect the local community, with some residents still living in temporary accommodation – many in caravans or…
Keeping it local in Guernsey Masons in Guernsey have contributed around £30,000 to 10 local charities, with donations ranging from more than £2,000 to £5,000 each. Three of the charities received £5,000: Guernsey Welfare Service, Male Uprising…
Synagogue hosts annual service The Hull Hebrew Congregation synagogue in Anlaby, East Yorkshire, was the unique setting for the annual service for the Province of Yorkshire, North and East Ridings. Dignitaries included Trevor Larsen (Deputy Lord Lieutenant…
Health equipment in the community The Province of Dorset has completed its programme of installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on the outside of masonic buildings across the county, as part of a series of presentations to…
Lincolnshire makes a difference Freemasons in Lincolnshire have raised £2,762,932 for the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys (RMTGB), which was announced at an event attended by more than 960 masons and their partners…
The Midlands Air Ambulance charity invited officers of the Shropshire Masonic Charitable Association and their ladies to view the new helicopter and crew centre at Cosford Airfield The Air Ambulance has received very generous support…
Over the festive period a band of determined and enthusiastic brethren from the Leicestershire and Rutland Light Blue Club undertook a unique and historic feat, visiting 12 different lodges across 12 different evenings in December…
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