Advanced Degrees by W.Bro. J.S.M. WARD

In attempting to give an outline sketch of the various degrees in Freemasonry in a book of this description, I am faced by many difficulties, not the least of which is how to write in an interesting way about degrees, which many of my readers have not taken, without giving away more than is permissible. … Read more

Freemasons donate 41 vehicles to Blood Bike Groups from all over England and Wales

In 2016, Mark Grand Lodge organised a sponsored walk through the seven Royal Parks in London, which raised a massive £440,000. Worcestershire’s Walkers, led by the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Jeff Whiteley, was the largest team to complete the walk and raised a goodly sum towards the total. Grand Lodge decided to use the … Read more

Mark Grand Lodge Walk 6th May 2017

There is to be Charity Walk in aid of the MBF on the 6th May 2017, the Pro, Deputy and Assistant Grand Masters are taking part and it is hoped that PGM’s, DPGM’s and APGM’s from all the Provinces will be represented. The idea is that everyone will be looking for sponsorship from individuals and … Read more

Kipling and the Craft

The need for this further essay was first made apparent to me when—in my capacity as Secretary of the Lodge and Editor of the Transactions—I began to receive inquiries from Brethren as far away as Vancouver and Singapore, asking for materials and information which might help them to complete their own papers on Kipling, and I found, to my surprise, that while our library contains a great deal of relevant material, there has never been a paper on Kipling in our Transactions.