The Early Artists of Grand Lodge

Reading Time: 8 minutes In 2017, The United Grand Lodge of England appointed an Artist in Residence, the South African artist Jacques Viljoen, 28, who has a background in both classical painting and contemporary art. There have been many artists who have graced the annals of Freemasonry.

United Grand Lodge of England seeks an Assistant Grand Chancellor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grand Lodge recognises nearly 200 Grand Lodges around the world. This role will work to the Grand Chancellor and manage relations with foreign Grand Lodges on behalf of the Board of General Purposes on a day to day basis. The role will suit someone with a keen interest in international relations.

50th Celebration at Tudor Chapter 277

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday 18th September 2017 Tudor Chapter No. 277 were host to the 2nd Provincial Grand Principal, EComp Harvey Basger to celebrate EComp John Jackson’s Royal Arch Golden Jubilee Reaching the milestone of a 50th in the Royal Arch does not happen that often when compared to the Craft so it was a fittingly splendid … Read more

Islip Installation – Master Continues for 2nd Year

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The “Free” In Freemasonry

Reading Time: 7 minutes WHY IS IT THAT OUR Fraternity bears the name “Freemasonry” instead of “Masonry”? Why the “free” in it? Far back in the Middle Ages a freemason was the name of a builder who could design buildings as well as construct them. He was what we should now call an architect.