Past Grand Secretary’s column – Summer 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes From the Past Grand Secretary By the time you receive this issue of the magazine, the Grand Master will have announced my retirement as Grand Secretary. It has been an enormous privilege to serve the membership since 2007. I am particularly proud of the success of Freemasonry Today, especially as it is well-liked by the members and, importantly, also read … Read more

Grand Master on the Tercentenary and new Masonic Charitable Foundation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Building enthusiasm HRH The Duke of Kent looks forward to the Tercentenary as an opportunity to show the non-masonic world how relevant Freemasonry is in modern society The successful launch of the Masonic Charitable Foundation at the beginning of April is a very significant milestone. The new charity has been formed following a long and very thorough … Read more

Announcement from the President of the Board of General Purposes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Interim Grand Secretary Following the retirement of RW Bro Nigel Brown as Grand Secretary at the end of April, the MW The Grand Master has been pleased to make an interim appointment to that office. RW Bro Brigadier WE Shackell, CBE, PJGW, will take up the appointment with effect from Wednesday 8 June, and will … Read more

Appointment of Grand Secretary RW Bro. Brig. Willie Shackell, CBE, PJGW, as Grand Secretary on an interim basis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The President of the Board of General Purposes, RW Bro. A.C. Wilson, PSGW, has announced the appointment of RW Bro. Brig. Willie Shackell, CBE, PJGW, as Grand Secretary on an interim basis.  He will be invested as such at the Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge on Wednesday, 8th June. RW Bro. Shackell served as President … Read more

8th Annual Mentoring Conference

Reading Time: 3 minutes Event date: 2016-03-03 The 8th Annual Mentoring Conference took place on Thursday 3 March, 2016 at United Grand Lodge. The conference was opened by The Grand Secretary, W. Bro Nigel Brown and in his address he spoke of the Membership Focus Group and how important their findings are to the future of Freemasonry. In addition … Read more