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.

The East Lancashire Masonic Charity has donated £50,000 to fund the Patient Information Zone in the new Diabetes Centre at the Manchester Hospitals Complex The £50,000 donation will help make a difference to diabetes patients…
The East Lancashire Masonic Charity (ELMC) has donated £25,000 to the Manchester Cathedral Chapter to assist in the funding of the choristers over the next five years With support from East Lancashire Freemason, the Rev…
As many people are now living beyond what was once considered a normal life span, there is an increasing awareness of age-related mental health problems, dementia being uppermost The problem has recently been brought to…
The Leicestershire and Rutland Provincial Grand Orator, David Hughes, was delighted to be given a 1958 bottle of Booth’s gin by a member of the Castle of Leicester Lodge No. 7767 Upon inspection, the bottle…
Freemasons' Hall in Manchester held its official open evening on 15th January 2018 to celebrate its multi million-pound refurbishment The grand evening included a drinks reception, tour of the centre, speeches from key personnel and…
Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons have donated £22,595 to 19 local charities at a special awards ceremony at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester, on 13th January 2018 The charities receiving the awards included those helping and assisting others…
Buckinghamshire Freemasons have presented Willen Hospice with two new Rise and Recline chairs The chairs will assist in helping patients experiencing pain by allowing them to adjust position and help prevent falls by assisting with…
A remarkable Festival of Lodges took place at the Masonic Centre in Nairobi on 17th March 2018 The District Grand Master of East Africa Dr Virendra K. Talwar was present for the festival of 20…
E Comp Jim Boughton was installed as the 13th Grand Superintendent in the Royal Arch Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire on 28th February 2018 The meeting was attended by companions from chapters across the province,…

With an eye to the future

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Hundreds of Freemasons from north, south and central America and the Caribbean gathered in Montego Bay, Jamaica, for the United Grand Lodge of England’s Tercentenary District Grand Master of Jamaica & the Cayman Islands Walter…
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