New public exhibition on Freemasonry opens in Leicester

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new and exciting exhibition opened in Leicester on Friday 6th October 2017, as local Freemasons marked the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the formation of their governing body, the United Grand Lodge of England The exhibition provides insights into what Freemasonry is all about and how it has become a significant social institution … Read more

From Concept to Reality: Creating an Exhibition about Three Centuries of English Freemasonry

Reading Time: 5 minutes Quarterly Communication 14 September 2016 An address by Diane Clements and Stephen Greenberg: ‘From Concept to Reality: Creating an Exhibition about Three Centuries of English Freemasonry’ Diane Clements: As you may have read in the paper of business, the Library and Museum team has spent much of the last couple of years developing and installing a … Read more

Fraternity in the trenches

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Battle of the Somme produced more than one million casualties. Director of the Library and Museum of Freemasonry Diane Clements marks the masons who fought for freedom

The centenary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916 will be marked this summer. On that single day there were almost 60,000 British casualties, most of them before noon, of whom nearly 20,000 died.