Made in England As more events are announced in the build-up to 2017, Coordinator of Tercentenary Planning Keith Gilbert finds out how the commemorative jewel was made Where do you think the Tercentenary Jewel was…
A member of society Would you describe Freemasonry as a product of the class struggle? In his 2016 Prestonian Lecture, Dr Richard Berman defines the origins of the Craft by the social and economic forces at…
Actions speak loudest At a special roundtable held at Freemasons’ Hall, members of the newly launched Improvement Delivery Group explained how they intend to support lodges and chapters as they build a strong and sustainable future…

Appointments - September 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Quarterly Communication 14 September 2016 Appointments The MW The Grand Master has made the following appointments: W Bro the Rev Dr Henry van der Linde as District Grand Master for, and Grand Superintendent in and over,…

Birthday greetings to HM The Queen

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
HM The Queen's ninetieth birthday At today's Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge, the Deputy Grand Master, RW Bro Jonathan Spence,  informed Grand Lodge and the Craft as a whole of the following exchange of letters…
Quarterly Communication 14 September 2016 An address by the RW Deputy Grand Master Jonathan Spence Brethren, I am delighted to see so many of you here today and I hope you have all had a suitably…

Why the membership comes first

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Here to help Having had a career in the army and charities that has focused on safeguarding the welfare of others, Willie Shackell, new UGLE Grand Secretary, wants to ensure that Freemasons have all the…

Grand Secretary's column - Autumn 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
From the Grand Secretary Since emerging from the basement of Freemasons’ Hall, where I have been a charity president for the past nine years, to assume the appointment as Grand Secretary, I have felt very humbled…
Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge 8 June 2016 Report of the Board of General Purposes Minutes The Minutes of the Quarterly Communication of 9 March 2016 and the Annual Investiture of 27 April 2016 were confirmed.…

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