Press Statement

It was with the greatest sadness that the United Grand Lodge of England learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, our longest-serving British Sovereign. Queen Elizabeth’s father, His late Majesty King George VI and her consort, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, were both Freemasons. Her cousin, HRH The Duke of Kent, has […]

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Appointments and Promotions to Grand Rank 2022

FIRST APPOINTMENTS Name Rank Maj Stephen H Slade AGSwdB John R Saulet PAGReg Mark S Green PAGSwdB Raymond C Bezani PAGSuptWks Anthony J Green PAGSuptWks Rohan HF Goodall PGStB Bryan E Harfield PAGStB Christopher J Hirst PAGStB PROMOTIONS Name From To James Ian Preece PJGD SGD David R Mauleverer PGSwdB PJGW Stephen M Allum PAGDC […]

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Freemasons bringing people closer together

Freemasons have funded a valuable ‘cuddle bed’ for Winchester’s new hospice – allowing loved ones to spend precious moments closer together. Burrell House, in the grounds of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, was converted into Winchester Hospice and opened in September following the success of a £4.4million community-backed fundraising campaign. The hospice has 10 cuddle […]

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Freemasons sign up to Armed Forces Covenant

The Freemasons have signed the Armed Forces Covenant during a ceremony at Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden, London, led by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent. It was particularly welcome in Hampshire and Isle of Wight which has a number of military lodges and many members and former members of the military. And the […]

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