Lodges, Chapters & Individuals

The United Grand Lodge of England currently has around 200,000 members meeting in over 7,000 Lodges.

ARMY OF 1

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Single-handedly rescuing his squadron after they were pinned down by heavy gunfire, Paddy Mayne’s life reads like a wartime page-turner. Matthew Scanlan tells the remarkable story of this SAS legend, wartime hero and FreemasonThe dark…

Peak performers

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Peter Reeves, his son James, both of Wembley Lodge, No. 2914, Middlesex, and son-in-law Mark Best of Bishopsway Lodge, No. 6061, London, scaled the 4,409ft Ben Nevis, 3,200ft Scafell Pike and 3,500ft Mount Snowdon, on…

Cake with a difference

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
There was a particularly appropriate surprise for the 60th birthday of Past Deputy Grand Organist Brian Williams at a celebratory dinner with family and friends at a local restaurant. Unknown to him, Jersey Provincial Grand…

Extraordinary discovery

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
There was incredulity when a team from The British Institute of Organ Studies discovered a 19th-century organ at the Saxmundham Masonic Hall in Suffolk. The organ was originally built for and installed in nearby Sibton…

CELEBRATION AND SUPPORT IN SHEFFIELD

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Britannia Lodge, No. 139, in Yorkshire, West Riding, has marked its 250th anniversary with a £10,000 donation to the city’s only hospice, St Luke’sLodge Master Roger Farris, pictured above at the lodge’s anniversary celebrations, declared,…

In tune for a very good cause

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
St Edburg’s Lodge, No. 9233, together with other Oxfordshire Freemasons, have backed the Manor Farm Music Festival, which raises money for charities that use creativity as therapy. The festival was held at Ardley, near Bicester…

Milestone for Shropshire chapter

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
The centenary of Venables Chapter, No. 611, Province of Shropshire, was held at The Clive Pavilion at Ludlow Racecourse and attended by more than 100 members including Grand Superintendent Peter Taylor. The chapter was founded…

ALL ABOARD FOR CHARITY

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Geoffrey Aldridge, secretary of Grenadiers Lodge, No. 66, undertook a remarkable sponsorship on behalf of the London CyberKnife Appeal. Over four days, using just his bus pass, Geoffrey caught a succession of buses from his…

Fairground fun in Nottingham

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Thanks to the generosity of Freemasons in the Nottingham area, more than 200 children with disabilities were able to enjoy all the fun of the fair. Members came from three lodges – Edwalton Lodge, No.…
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