News

Lord Swansea Master-Elect

The Provincial Grand Master, RW Bro. Gareth Jones OBE has been elected Master of the Lord Swansea Lodge and will be Installed on Friday 28th November 2014.

Help for those flooded

When the January flooding affected many areas of England and Wales causing widespread damage and disruption to many communities, the President of the Freemasons’ Grand Charity approved a £20,000 emergency grant for the British Red Cross in support of their UK flood relief efforts. (more…)

Architecture of Freemasons’ Hall

Freemasons’ Hall with its two and half acres of sweeping marbled staircases and ornate hand painted ceilings is one of London’s hidden gems. (more…)

Provincial Grand Secretary to Retire

The Provincial Grand Master has announced that W. Bro. James R. Bevan, PJGD, Provincial Grand Secretary, has decided to retire with effect from 30th June this year.  W. Bro. Jim has served the Province with great distinction for over 26 years and has been a permanent member of the Provincial Executive under four Provincial Grand Masters. (more…)

Forthcoming Grand Appointments and Promotions

At the Annual Investiture of Grand Officers to be held on 30th April 2014 our Deputy Grand Master W. Bro. H. E. Roy Woodward is to be promoted to Past Grand Sword Bearer, and our Assistant Grand Master, W. Bro. D. Gerald Rowbottom is to be promoted to Past Senior Grand Deacon and our new Assistant Provincial Grand Master W. Bro. William E Jenkins, is to be promoted to Past Senior Grand Deacon, W. Bro. Sir Paul M. Williams will be promoted to Acting Junior Grand Deacon and W. Bro. John F. Weldon is also to be promoted to Past Junior Grand Deacon. (more…)

Investiture of new Assistant Provincial Grand Master and Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies

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At a meeting of Hendre Lodge No. 3250, on 23rd January 2014, our Right Worshipful Grand Master accepted the Lodge gavel from the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Brian Langley, PGStB, PProvSGW and convened a meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge. (more…)

New Deputy Provincial Grand Master and Assistant Provincial Grand Master announced

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At the July Meeting of the Provincial Executive, the Provincial Grand Master designate, V.W.Bro. Gareth Jones, PGSwdB, announced that the new Deputy Provincial Grand Master would be W.Bro. Roy Woodward, PSGD (pictured left) and the new Assistant Grand Master would be W.Bro. Gerald Rowbottom, PAGDC. (more…)