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

Reading Time: 42 minutes 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

Oscar Wilde – A University Freemason – by W.Bro. Yasha Beresiner

Reading Time: 21 minutes Today no one will deny the genius of Oscar Wilde. Yet during his own lifetime he was spurned and humiliated in spite of the success of much of his work. He was a victim of the society into which he was born. The Victorian middle-class, whose sacred institutions of morality Wilde was to infringe, simply had no patience or tolerance for him. The saddest of the tragedies that Wilde was to write could not match the events that were to unfold and Freemasonry, which did play a significant part during his time at Oxford

Cheshire Freemasons Charity donate £1,000 to The Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Hospice of the Good Shepherd, is situated in the village of Backford near Chester. In 1990 Gordon Martin a member of Travellers Lodge No. 2609 and also member of the Rose Croix Support Group started giving Red Roses ( a symbol of the Rose Croix Degree ) to each resident on a weekly basis. … Read more

Changes at the helm of the Derbyshire Provincial Charity

Reading Time: 4 minutes At the Annual Meeting held in Derby on 19th October 2016, WBro Peter Hodcroft stepped down as Chairman, an office he had held for six years since 2010. This, however, marked the culmination of seventeen years service to the Charity, which he served initially in 1999 as Secretary and later as a Standing Committee member … Read more

Provincial Choir seek new Members

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Bruvvers Out Loud need you now!  if you have a good voice and wish to use it for the pleasure of Suffolk Masons you are invited to apply to join this Merry Band of Brothers. You are assured of a warm welcome and loads of fun. Click here to respond by email Ruffy . and send … Read more