Celebrating 300 years

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.

Over the past decade Herefordshire Freemasons have sponsored a named horse at Holme Lacy Riding for the Disabled Centre. One such horse was aptly called Mason.Gypsy is today’s current horse, which will soon be travelling…

Support in Safe Hands

Friday, 25 November 2011
Rodney Smallwood, Provincial Grand Master for Herefordshire is piloting the county’s Masons in a sustained and dedicated programme of support for Midlands Air Ambulance.At a recent meeting with Annie Newell Community Liaison Officer at Midlands…
Freemasonry is not a religion, but as a precondition of membership acknowledgement of belief in a Supreme Being is required. In recent years the members of the Province of East Kent have attended Evensong Servises…
Mr. Graham Sole, Consultant Urologist at Hereford Acute Trust, meeting with local Freemasons, has welcomed the lead taken by Masons from Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and South Worcestershire in the launch of the “Robocap” appeal. This is…
The Province of Yorkshire, North & East Ridings welcomed over fifty guests to an ‘Interfaith Luncheon’ at the Masonic Hall Beverley Road recently. Faith Groups represented included Anglican-Quaker, Greek Orthodox, Hindu, Roman Catholic, Church of England and both…

"On ya bike"

Wednesday, 28 September 2011
The Jersey PGM's personal challengeDecember 2010, an email circulates the bank looking for participants to cycle from London to Nantes in June 2011 – 350 miles in 4 days. What made me even think I should attempt it, I…
Worcestershire Provincial Grand Master Richard Goddard joined the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and other dignitaries at the 10th Fun for Kids Day fair in May, presenting Robert Wilkinson, the fair’s owner, with a Certifi cate…

CARLISLE HOSTS KNOCKOUT EVENT

Friday, 16 September 2011
Cumberland and Westmorland masons were in fighting form when they raised £8,000 to aid the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution (RMBI).The Province’s first organised charity event in support of its 2016 Festival saw The Shepherds Inn…
Restoration work at Lichfield Cathedral has benefited from a £5,000 donation from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and £1,000 from the Province of Staffordshire, as well as money raised by individual local lodges.Repairs to the windows…
Guernsey and Alderney masons have donated £21,600 to Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS), part of which will helprefurbish a vital infrared rescue camera.Provincial Grand Master David Hodgetts explained he remembered when the Air Search organisation…
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