Becoming a Freemason means you’ll be joining approximately 175,000 members throughout England and Wales, as well as Districts overseas.
Membership is open to any man over the age of 18 irrespective of their race or religion. In total, we have more than 7,000 Lodges, with students able to join one of 87 University Scheme Lodges. Women are invited to join one of two female-only Grand Lodges: The Order of Women Freemasons and Freemasonry for Women.
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We’ve a vast amount of special interest Lodges throughout the country. With Lodges ranging from sport, military, emergency services, classic cars, music, and occupations you’ll be sure to find yourself at home.
Tradition and continuity are two of the values which characterise the relationship between Freemasonry and universities. We have 87 University Lodges, consisting of undergraduates, postgraduates, senior members of the university and alumni, ranging in age from 18 upwards.
Women are invited to join one of two female-only Grand Lodges: The Order of Women Freemasons and Freemasonry for Women.
There are several ways to become a Freemason, your first step is to contact your nearest Lodge.
Service has always been a core principle of Freemasonry, and we take pride in our 300-year history of actively supporting those in need.
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In 1894 the club was in a financial crisis and was bailed out by Freemasons, who asked that in return the team wear masonic colour