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.

An open day at Penrith saw a steady stream of visitors with local masons on hand to answer questions and give explanations of the exhibits. Visitors saw a diverse exhibition of masonic regalia, read information…

Robotic surgery launch

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
The recently registered charity appeal ROBOCAP, which uses state-of-the-art robotic technology treatment for prostate cancer, was officially launched in Herefordshire, in an event organised by local Freemason Howard Pitts. Appeal chairman Les Kinmond introduced the…

Scouting in Halifax

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Scouting in Halifax Earlier this year, Halifax children were invested into the new 50th Savile Park Scout Group by the local primary school, where it meets each week. A grant from UGLE and help from…

UNRAVELLING THE MYSTERY OF RITUAL

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
For the fourth successive year, the Northern Conference has proved a success at Salford Masonic Hall with an audience of over 100 listening to speakers on the theme of Ritual Unravelled. An experienced team, including…
The installation of a new lift in Liverpool Cathedral has been completed thanks to a donation of £69,000 by the West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity, which continues a tradition of more than 100 years of Masonic support for the…
Durham Cathedral’s campaign to install Automated External Defibrillators in the Cathedral Church and its precincts is well underway thanks to a grant from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham of £1,600. A defibrillator is a…
'A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma' This was how Winston Churchill described Russia in 1939. Seventy three years later his words were repeated in introducing ‘less well known groups’ at a recent…

Essex Masons meet the press

Monday, 30 April 2012
Ostrea Lodge No. 8209, who meet at Wivenhoe, within a mile or two of the University of Essex Colchester campus, joined the University Scheme in 2010.  Bros. Michael Egbuna, Salman Riaz (both University Students), newly-Raised…
The recently registered charity appeal “Robocap”, aimed at providing a `da Vinci’ surgical system which uses the latest state-of-the-art robotic technology treatment for prostate cancer, was officially launched at the delightful Herefordshire setting of How…
Red Cross support at home Herefordshire Freemasons have again given support to the British Red Cross and their proven Support at Home Service. This scheme provides short-term care and support in the home for predominantly…
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