Teamwork makes the dream work

Under the leadership of Peter Low and the hard work of his Team, on 21st August 2021 Essex was the first Province to meet approval of UGLE by implementing 100% of its important ‘Marketing Actions’

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Essex Provincial Grand Stewards Golf Day

The eagerly awaited Provincial Grand Stewards Golf Day finally took place at the South Essex Golf Club on Friday 31st July 2021

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Provincial Grand Chapter accounts for the year ending 30th June 2021

Provincial Grand Chapter accounts for the year ending 30th June 2021

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The Finishing Line is in Sight! But will it be for £5 or 6 Million?

Charity representatives of the 300 plus lodges in Essex attended the Provincial Charity Stewards Conference held at the Southend Masonic Centre and online on Saturday 14th August 2021

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A ‘Freedom Day’ Exaltation: Victorian Chapter No. 2184

‘Freedom Day’ Exaltation, 19th July 2021, the first meeting for 18 months with thirty-five members and visitors in attendance.

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A Foot Soldier and Stalwart for Freemasonry

E Comp Brian Heasman - Fifty Years and Upwards - On the Front Line

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Illumination across the board at Provincial Grand Stewards Chapter

At the meeting of the Provincial Grand Stewards Chapter on July 26, those lucky enough to be attendance, watched and heard a rare explanation of the Royal Arch Tracing Boards

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It was certainly worth the wait!

With restrictions lifted Ixion Chapter 2501 were finally able to hold a Convocation, on the 24th July, to celebrate the significant achievement of reaching 125 years in existence

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A New Chapter For An Essex Mason

One of the most experienced Freemasons in Essex is about to begin an exciting new chapter. Taking over as the club historian for West Ham United

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The Essex500 INSPIRE Challenge

The best story submitted by a Lodge and Chapter during the month of July will each win £500 for their chosen charity

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The Royal Arch - Back To Basics

For all those non-researchers among us who often wonder about the history of the ritual we use today

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Making a day of it for NHS frontline workers

Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, and Sir David Amess MP were among the many dignitaries celebrating NHS, Social Care and Frontline Worker’s Day at local masonic centres across Essex

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A Sparkling Achievement!

On behalf of the Chapter, Charity Steward Graham Verby receives the Fest22 Platinum Award from Third Provincial Grand Principal Elliott Chevin. (Deputy Grand Superintendent Designate.)

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NHS, social care and frontline workers celebration day – 5th July 2021

Essex Freemasons celebrate the work and dedication of the NHS, social care and frontline workers and remember the ultimate sacrifice that many had made during the pandemic

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Essex Freemasons donate £30,000 to support vital service for visually impaired

Essex Freemasons have donated £30,000 to independent sight loss charity Southend in Sight to help it continue and develop its “Talk and Support service”

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Carli Lansley Foundation Donation from Saxon Hall

Continued community support & engagement from Saxon Hall

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The Desire of Improving in Freemasonry

Every candidate for the Royal Arch (RA) must confirm he has a desire to improve in Freemasonry

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The Cyrus Proclamation

The Royal Arch is a means of providing advancement in Masonic knowledge and experience which can be enhanced further by exploring sources beyond ritual books

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Getting Ready to Get Ready

For many Companions the further easing of restrictions on 17th May 2021 will seem like an opportunity to return from exile

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Teddies for Loving Care celebrates 20 years

On 12th March 2001 a unique scheme was launched by Essex Freemasons. Teddies for medical staff to give to children to help relieve their distress.

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Never Too Late to Become A Freemason

In his 84th year, Bro Voltaire proved it is never too late to become a Freemason by being Initiated and made an Entered Apprentice of the Lodge of the Nine Sisters in Paris

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The Enigma of The Royal Arch

The story of ‘How that which was lost is discovered’, the HRA gives great pleasure to almost everyone who has taken the ‘Fourth Independent Step in Core Freemasonry'

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Essex 500 Shoebox Challenge

Time is running out if you have yet to register for the Essx500 SHOEBOX Challenge

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12 Million Steps for Muscular Dystrophy

112 Essex Freemasons stepped up to the plate for the Provincial ‘500 Step Challenge’. In the eight days from 23rd to 30th December 2020, the brethren colelctively walked 6,189 miles!

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Saxon Hall Vaccination Centre

Southend’s freemasonry centre, Saxon Hall, opened its doors last week tas a vaccination centre in the battle against Covid19

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Companions Helping Companions

Every Essex Freemason has contributed one way or another to the Covid-19 Project of the United Grand Lodge of England and the Masonic Charitable Foundation. Phase 2 began this December with over £840,000 released to target homelessness and rough sleeping.

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Pride of Essex Awards: Essex Freemasons Win Award

Winners! - Community Top Team of Pride Awards 2020 (award video enclosed)

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Combined Chapters of Central Essex give to the Festival 2022 Appeal

The Deputy Grand Superintendent In Charge, E.Comp. Nick Franklin, was recently presented with a cheque for £1000 on behalf of the Combined Chapters of Central Essex for the Festival 2022 Appeal.

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Provincial Grand Chapter

The Provincial Grand Chapter of Essex was held at Chingford Masonic Hall on Friday 2nd October. A tribute video to the late Most Excellent Grand Superintendent Rodney Lister Bass OBE, was played at the meeting.

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The Late W Bro Alan John Everard PSGD, PAPGM

Worshipful Brother Alan died peacefully in the morning of 23 September 2020 after a period of not being well, with his family by his side.

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New diary for 2021 - Letchworth's Shop

2021 Masonic Pocket Diary now in stock! Starts October 2020.

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Testimonials - UGLE Website

Freemasons across England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands are proud of their 300 year history of helping those in need

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Latest talks from Museum of Freemasonry

Our latest online talk recordings are waiting for you to watch now

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Women Freemasons

Women Freemasons have been meeting across the country for over 100 years

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Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), The Freemasons’ Charity

Three major grants awarded by the MCF, the Freemasons’ charity, have helped to improve the lives of thousands of people affected by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

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The District Grand Lodge of East Africa

We are delighted to share news of the charitable activity undertaken by the District Grand Lodge of East Africa during the pandemic

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Discoveries from the treasures of English Freemasonry

Discoveries from the treasures of English Freemasonry

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A Province in Mourning

Companions, as we are currently a Province in Mourning, we thought that we would share this tribute with you, when we all showed our respect and joined in a 'nine o’clock toast' to "Absent Companions and Departed Merit".

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