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Inside the Freemasons airs on Sky 1

The United Grand Lodge of England this year celebrates the 300th Anniversary of its formation in 1717.   Which is almost as long as the many theories have been espoused regarding what Freemasonry is about, what it gets up to, who its members are and what the symbolism really [...]

Elizabethan Lodge raises £863 for RUH Cardiac Ward

During his year as Worshipful Master of Elizabethan Lodge No.7296, W Bro Michael Mallon chose to support the Cardiac Ward at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, and the other day he and some of the members visited the RUH to present a cheque for £863 to the Ward, raised [...]

A Masonic Christmas Tree

The annual Christmas Tree Trail held at the Central United Reformed Church in Bath helps to raise funds to support the crucial work undertaken by nominated local charities and community service organisations. This year, Bath Freemasons joined in the fun by building a Masonic Christmas tree from key tools, [...]

A Bevy of Beauties

W Bro Alan Dolman, the Worshipful Master of Royal Albert Edward Lodge for 2016/17, attended the Lodge’s annual Christmas dinner with his wife and five daughters. This is the first time Alan’s daughters have been to the Lodge to see where their father had spent so many fun-packed evenings [...]

Bath Masonic Hall celebrates 150th Anniversary

There are not too many organisations that have existed for 150 years in the same building but, on 3rd December 2016, that is exactly what the Freemasons of Bath celebrated - the 150th Anniversary of Bath Masonic Hall. They were joined for this unique event by their Guests of [...]

£5,000 Raised for New RUH Bereavement Suite

Masonic Lodges across Bath have come together to help bereaved families at the City's Royal United Hospital. The Royal Albert Edward, St Alphege and Royal Cumberland Lodges have raised £5,000 for the RUH’s ‘Forget-Me-Not’ Child Bereavement Suite in the maternity unit. This project will provide grieving parents with a [...]

Bath Round Table – Gong but not Forgotten

After nearly eighty years Bath Round Table ceased due to an unsustainable decline in Membership; an unfortunate trend caused by modern-day pressures of work and family commitments. Shortly afterwards, at a Bath 41 Club meeting (ex Roundtablers who had to leave after passing the ripe old age of 40) [...]

Long-time Bath Resident Receives Accolade

Long-time Bath resident John Pearson, now in his 90th year, celebrated another milestone in an eventful life when he received certificates commemorating his 60 years of service to Freemasonry. John is a well-known and respected professional having been the senior Partner in the accountancy firm of Pearson May, who [...]

Elizabethan Lodge get sporty

Elizabethan Lodge No 7296 became a whole lot sportier on Tuesday 19th January when we initiated a professional rugby player into our lodge. Bro Kane Palmer-Newport, who plays in the Premiership as a prop for Bath RFC, enjoyed the evening along with over 20 visitors including a small deputation [...]