Somerset Freemasons

News and Events

Welcome to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Somerset web site. Our aim is to bring news and information about Freemasonry in Somerset and beyond to Freemasons and the general public. We hope you enjoy your visit.


Somerset Craft Lodges meeting week commencing Monday 13th April. See Lodge pages for meeting times.

  • Monday 13th; Royal Sussex Lodge 53 - Bath, Lodge of Perpetual Friendship 135 - Bridgwater, Fidelity and Sincerity Lodge 1966 - Wellington, Lodge of St. George 3158 - Taunton, John de Clivedon Lodge 7824 - Clevedon
  • Tuesday 14th; Nyanza Lodge 1197 - Ilminster, Alfred and Guthrum Lodge 4535 - Wedmore, St. Bernard Lodge 5361 - Minehead, Kenneth Kinnersley Lodge 9218 - Midsomer Norton
  • Wednesday 15th; Lodge of Unanimity and Sincerity 261 - Taunton, Love and Honour Lodge 285 - North Wootton, Connaught Lodge 3573 - Midsomer Norton, Birnbeck Lodge 7160 - Weston super Mare
  • Thursday 16th; Exmoor Lodge 2390 - Minehead, Tynte Lodge 7994 - Bridgwater
  • Friday 17th; Tennyson Lodge 4947 - Clevedon, St. Lukes Lodge 6540 - Bath, Corinthian Pillar Lodge 7552 - Yeovil, Vivary Lodge 8654 - Taunton
  • Saturday 18th; Parrett and Axe Lodge 814 - Crewkerne, Wellington School, Somerset Lodge 7230 - Wellington


Check here for the very latest stories, updates and advertisements from around the Province

Provincial News

NEW - Annual General Meeting Report
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NEW - PGM’s address from AGM held on 2nd April 2015

- Provincial Church Service held at Glastonbury
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NEW - United Grand Lodge seek members views.
Membership Focus Group
Take part
Results from the first survey
The Grand Charity and Royal Somerset support for the Air Ambulance.
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Somerset Freemasons present the 5000th Teddy for sick Children to Musgrove Park Hospital.
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Provincial Team enjoys a visit to Somersetshire Lodge No 2925
Somerset Provincial Grand Lodge host dinner for Bristol Provincial Team.
Somerset Brethren who will be appointed and promoted to Grand Lodge and Supreme Grand Chapter on 29/30th April.

Recent Provincial news Items

Somerset Flood Recovery Grants Committee donates £31,000 to new flood relief project.
Review recommends Masonic Charities should combine to form a
single Masonic Charity.
A successful
Clevedon Initiates Evening!!
Bath TFOMYL Meeting
Deputy PGM Ray Guthrie to retire at the Provincial meeting on 2nd April

For earlier items go to News Archive

Lodge News

NEW - Estune Lodge receive 4th 2020 Ashlar
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NEW - Olympian Lodge presents sports wheelchairs and football kit
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Stanley Hopkins Past PGM, Installed as Master of Lodge of Perpetual Friendship.
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Queen’s College Taunton raise funds for Cancer Research
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Bro. Jon Upsher Installed as Master of Taunton Deane Lodge 5221
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W.Bro. John Maher PPrGSupWks celebrates 50 years in Masonry
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Lodge of Unanimity and Sincerity Installation
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SMFA (North West) to hold inaugural meeting
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Recent Lodge news Items

Queens College Lodge present £2,000 Royal Marines charity.
Forest of Mendip visit Western Tideway Lodge
Forest of Mendip Lodge donate £255 to Churchill Pre-School. Read the Press Release
For earlier items go to
News Archive

Diary Dates

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  • Progression to the Masters' Chair Seminars for Master Masons - Frome Masonic Hall 14th April 2015
  • Lodge DCs Seminar

    Clevedon Mon 8th June 1930
    Yeovil Wed 17th June 1930
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Download the latest
Compass Magazine
No 43 Autumn 2014
No 42 Spring 2014

Issue 44 Spring 2015 will be available April.

Lodge Events

5th May - Royal Cumberland Lodge, Bath
Lecture : “The history of Freemasonry in Somerset” delivered by R. W. Bro Stanley Hopkins at 1815.
Details from Richard Thurston