The Origin Of The Four Tassels

Reading Time: 2 minutes These are seen in the four corners of the indented border of the lodge carpet. We are told they represent the four cardinal virtues, but this is a late gloss, probably invented towards the close of the 18th century, and there seems no particular reason why they should represent the four cardinal virtues any more than the four elements or any other particular four.

Free Organ Concert at Freemasons’ Hall

Reading Time: < 1 minute The next in the series of Organ Concerts will be given by the distinguished organist Darius Battiwalla, Leeds City Organist, at 18:15 for an hour on Wednesday 14th November. The concert will, as usual, be projected on the walls of the Grand Temple. Tickets are free but should be booked at: Before the concert … Read more

Tercentenary Organ Concert at Freemasons Hall – Cardiff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tercentenary Organ Concert at Freemasons’ Hall The next concert in the ‘Tercentenary’ organ concert series is being given in the Grand Temple at Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street, London, at 17:00 on December 14th 2016 after the post-Quarterly Communications lunch on that day. The performer will be the brilliant international concert artist, Jane Parker-Smith. As … Read more