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 5th October 2015.
See Lodge pages for meeting times.

  • Monday 5th; Royal Sussex 53 - Bath,
    Lodge of St. George 3158 - Taunton,
    Saltford Lodge 8633 - Keynsham
  • Tuesday 6th; St.Kew Lodge1222 - Weston-Super-Mare,
    Tyntesfield Lodge 4494 - Nailsea,
    Progressive Science Lodge 5007 - Yeovil (Installation),
  • Tuesday 6th; Elizabethan Lodge 7296 - Bath (Installation),
    St.Dunstan’s Lodge 7973 - Glastonbury
  • Wednesday 7th; Quantock Lodge 4446 - Watchet (Installation)
  • Thursday 8th; Lodge of Science 437 - Wincanton,
    Royal Somerset Lodge 973 - Frome (Installation),
    Portcullis Lodge 2038 - Langport, Sir Thomas de Cheddre Lodge 9188 (Installation)
  • Friday 9th; Royal Naval Lodge 2761 - Yeovil,
    King Alfred Lodge 3169 - Weston-Super-Mare (Installation),
    Priory Lodge 6913 - Keynsham
  • Saturday 10th; Eldon Lodge 1755 - Clevedon (Installation),
    Queens College Taunton Lodge 6988 - Taunton


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

Provincial News

New - Freemasons receive a massive “Thank-you” from the Community Council for Somerset
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New - Presentation of equipment to Great Western Air Ambulance
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New - Masonic Charitable Foundation - A new charity for Freemasons, for families, for everyone
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Knights Templar Team victorious at the 2015 Inter Degree Provincial Golf Challenge
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New Membership Development Strategy announced by Assistant Provincial Grand Master
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Portishead Lifeboat Station Dedication Ceremony - 20th June 2015
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MSF Silver Jubilee Fund
Members invited to vote on research project support
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Compass Magazine Spring 2015 available to download
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SMFA newsletter Spring 2015 available to download
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Adair Club Launches new website
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Be Prepared”
W.Bro. Ben Batley APGM congratulates Scout leaders
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PGM’s address from AGM held on 2nd April 2015

Recent Provincial news Items

Annual General Meeting Report
Provincial Church Service held at Glastonbury
Take part in the
UGLE Membership Focus Group Survey and Results
The Grand Charity and Royal Somerset
support for the Air Ambulance.
Somerset Freemasons present the
5000th Teddy for sick Children to Musgrove Park Hospital.
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.
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.

For earlier items go to News Archive

Lodge News

New - Somerset brethren attend organ recital at FMH
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New - David Pettitt installed as WM of Tivoli Lodge
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New - Nigel Webber installed as WM of Loyal Vacation Lodge
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New - Ian Drewitt installed as WM of Forest of Mendip Lodge
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New - Taunton Freemasons hold open day
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New - W. Bro Peter Townsend PPJGW receives 50 year certificate
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New - Freemasonry features in Weston Mercury
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Ray does the “Memory Walk” for charity
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Somerset Masonic Bowling Association take part in national event
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Minehead Equality Golf Society have successful event
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Somerset Masters Lodge visit Yeo Valley
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Royal Naval lodge visit the Province of Hampshire
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Forest of Mendip donate to the Freewheelers
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Somerset Masters Lodge - Centenary Meeting and New Banner Dedication
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Recent Lodge news Items

Vale of Brislington charity presentations
Forest of Mendip celebrate 50th anniversary
TLC Appeal update May 2015
WM Steve Booker of Royal Somerset Lodge raises £2400 for chosen charities
Queens College Lodge 65th Anniversary Meeting
Grand Superintendent celebrates 50 Years in Freemasonry
Royal Naval Lodge - Malta Visit
Eldon Lodge’s Home gets a facelift
Queens College Lodge charitable giving exceeds all expectations
Another 50th celebration. W.Bro. Paul Davies receives much prized Certificate
W.Bro. Neville Harrison PPr.JGW celebrates 50 years in Craft masonry
22 year old Bro. Hamilton Bowring Initiated into Unanimity and Sincerity
Unanimity and Sincerity donate £3,500 to local charities
Vivary’s youngest candidate
Somerset Farmers keep it in the family
Estune Lodge receive 4th 2020 Ashlar and support Springboard Charity
Olympian Lodge presents sports wheelchairs and football kit

For earlier items go to
News Archive

Future Events

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  • SMFA Sunday Lunch -
    Bath Masonic Hall
    25th October 2015
  • Almoners' meeting
    Wednesday 18th November
    Bridgwater Masonic Hall
    7.00 pm.
    Further details from
    Ian Walker PGA

  • SMFA Sunday Lunch -
    The White Cottage, West Huntspill
    25th October 2015

  • The Prestonian Lecture for 2012
    - “Scouting and Freemasonry”
    Somerset Masters Lodge
    Friday 30th October - See Flyer
  • SMFA - North West
    Sunday Lunch
    Mendip Spring Golf Club
    Sunday 22nd November 2015
    Details Menu
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Download the latest
Compass Magazine
No 44 Spring 2015
No 43 Autumn 2014
No 42 Spring 2014

Lodge Events

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  • Elizabethan Lodge
    Demonstration: 18th Century ceremony of making a mason.
    Tuesday 3rd November
    Bath Masonic Hall

  • Royal Somerset Lodge Charity Race Night

    Saturday 14th November 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
    To book email Richard Dredge
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