The Old Charges Revisited

Since 1717, this has been a subject of passionate concern to almost every Freemason. There remain a mass of competing views and theories, and this question has dominated research into Freemasonry.

Report of the Board of General Purposes – 8 June 2016

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. Rule 110 Book of Constitutions Rule 110 of the Book of Constitutions currently provides: 110. Should a Prince of the … Read more

Quatuor Coronati Lodge Conference: 300 Years of the Grand Lodge of England 9/9-11

UGLE’s lodge of research, Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, will host the Tercentenary Conference on The History of Freemasonry: Celebrating 300 Years of the Grand Lodge of England 1717 – 2017. This event will be held September 9-11, 2016 on the historic campus of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge, founded in 1448. The three day conference will … Read more

John Hamill looks at Freemasonry’s changing prominence within the community

Place in the community Director of Special Projects John Hamill recognises  Freemasonry’s tentative steps back into the spotlight after decades of non-participation in public events  Pageantry is something for which the English are internationally recognised as being the masters. Be it a major state occasion such as the opening of Parliament, the Lord Mayor’s Show in London … Read more