Celebrating 300 years
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A Lifetime of possibilities Director of Special Projects John Hamill salutes the vital work of amateur masonic historians and their unceasing efforts to uncover new information and reveal new insights Among the many things I…

The quiet entrepreneur

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
As well as launching a television rental empire and revolutionising the British horse racing industry, Freemason David Robinson also shared his prosperity with worthy causes, as Paul Hooley explains The culmination of more than a…
Always in good form With Visiting Volunteers helping Freemasons and families in need complete the crucial paperwork required to access grants, Steven Short discovers that masonic support comes in many guises Away to meet Freemason…
Just Getting Started Freemason Jeffrey Long MBE has chosen to spend his senior years embarking on epic walks for good causes. Matthew Bowen finds out why he’s not planning on hanging up his boots any…
Origin unknown Director of Special Projects John Hamill considers the unique status of time immemorial lodges and their vital contribution to Freemasonry As is well known, on 24 June 1717, four London lodges came together…
Appetite for life Whether forming a martial arts school or releasing a cookbook, Kwoklyn Wan has always believed in sharing. Francesca Hool finds out why becoming a Freemason was the natural progression Speaking with a…

The Orchid King

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Finding the thread Rarely to be seen without an orchid in his buttonhole, lacemaker Louis Oram Trivett embraced the core values of Freemasonry and the Scout Movement, as Philippa Faulks discovers A visit to the…
International brotherhood With soldiers from across the world meeting and sharing values during World War I, Diane Clements looks at how this period shaped New Zealand’s relationship with Grand Lodge The armed forces of many…
The red aprons Director of Special Projects John Hamill explores the history behind the Grand Stewards, the lodge without a number Like many membership organisations, Freemasonry relies on volunteers to run smoothly. One of the…
The title deeds of the Craft Director of Special Projects John Hamill traces the origins of the Antient Charges and what they reveal about masonic values On the first occasion on which a brother is…
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