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When Freemasons’ Hall hosted the launch party for West End musical Rock of Ages, Anneke Hak slipped past the celebrities to find out what goes on behind the scenesJeremy Clarkson schmoozes with paparazzi on the…

Back to basics

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Anthony Sayer may have been chosen as the first Grand Master of Grand Lodge in 1717, but little is known about his life. Steven Smith questions why, and wonders whether historians have deliberately ignored himLittle…

Historical millstones

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Director of Special Projects John Hamill wonders if resources spent on maintaining masonic buildings would be better used elsewhereRecently I was accused of betraying my principles as a historian and supporter of the preservation of…

ON TARGET WITH A NEW ACQUISITION

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry welcomes a pistol for the first time into its collectionThe collections in the Library and Museum at 60 Great Queen Street have been accumulated over nearly two hundred years…

Tracing New Zealand’s Masonic Roots

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Roger Marjoribanks looks to his family tree to follow the masonic life of Stewart Marjoribanks and his role in the creation of New Zealand as we know it todayIn New Zealand, many of Wellington’s citizens…

On the record

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Mark Dennis, curator of the Library and Museum of Freemasonry at Freemasons’ Hall, explains to Luke Turton why his job is all about challenging assumptionsWhy did you join the Library and Museum of Freemasonry?I answered…

19th-century skyscraping

Friday, 16 September 2011
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry salutes the Craft's tallest building, in an exhibition that explores the role of this fraternal organisation in America's history The Masonic Temple in Chicago was, for a brief period…
In the heart of Bristol, Freemasons' Hall library and museum houses a treasure trove of artefacts that point to the city's unique masonic history, as Yasha Beresiner discovers Bristol holds a unique status in English…

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