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 23rd November 2015.

See Lodge pages for meeting times.

  • Monday 23rd; Gordano Lodge 6244 - Clevedon, Somerset Farmers Lodge 9180 - Langport, St. Cecilia Lodge 9341 - Wedmore
  • Tuesday 24th; Admiral Blake Lodge 4692 - Bridgwater, Loyal Vacation Lodge 6209 - Wiveliscombe, Whitchurch Lodge 6942 - Keynsham
  • Wednesday 25th; Lodge of Brotherly Love 329 - Yeovil, Prudence and Industry Lodge 1953 - Chard
  • Thursday 26th; The Pilgrims Lodge 772 - Glastonbury (Installation), Sir Isaac Newton Lodge 9801 - Nailsea
  • Friday 27th; Vale of Brislington Lodge1296 - Keynsham, Wessex Lodge 4093 - Weston-super-Mare, Forest of Mendip Lodge 8019 - Blagdon
  • Friday 27th; Taunton School Lodge 8215 - Taunton, Yatton Lodge of Hospitality 9299 - Yatton
  • Saturday 28th; Severn Lodge 4399 - Nailsea, Richard Huish Lodge 8518 - Taunton

Provincial News

New - Appointments and Promotions 2016-2017
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New - Masonic Charitable Foundation - update
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Somerset Grants Presentation Evening
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Major donation to Scouts - A huge success.
(See Charity news section for other significant donations made by the Freemasons’ Grand Charity)
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Freemasons Grand Charity donates over £800k to UK charities
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Freemasons receive a massive “Thank-you” from the Community Council for Somerset
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Presentation of equipment to Great Western Air Ambulance
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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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Recent Provincial news Items

Portishead Lifeboat Station Dedication Ceremony - 20th June 2015
MSF Silver Jubilee Fund Members invited to vote on research project support
Adair Club Launches new website
“Be Prepared”: W.Bro. Ben Batley APGM
congratulates Scout leaders

For earlier items go to News Archive

Lodge News

New - Clevedon Minor Injuries Unit receive 2500th Teddy!
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New - Estune Lodge make contribution towards Tercentenary Appeal
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New - Richard Pearce celebrates 60 years in Freemasonry
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New - Weston Freemasons make presentation to Weston Hospicecare
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New - Western Gazette report on Hanging Chapel Open Day
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Quantock Lodge receive Travelling Trowel from Unanimity & Sincerity
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Brotherly Love dedicate refurbished Globes
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Clevedon Lodges support Marathon Runner
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Estune Lodge enjoy a Grand day out…
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Queen’s College Lodge enjoy convivial October meeting
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Wraxall Lodge celebrate 300th meeting
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Quantock Lodge receives 1st Ashar
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Recent Lodge news Items

Somerset brethren attend organ recital at FMH
David Pettitt installed as WM of Tivoli Lodge
Nigel Webber installed as WM of Loyal Vacation Lodge
Ian Drewitt installed as WM of Forest of Mendip Lodge
Taunton Freemasons hold open day
W. Bro Peter Townsend PPJGW receives 50 year certificate
Freemasonry features in Weston Mercury
Ray does the “Memory Walk” for charity

For earlier items go to
News Archive

Future Events

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  • SMFA - Christmas Coffee Morning
    Bridgwater Masonic Hall
    Saturday 12th December 2015
    10.30AM Details
  • Progression to the Masters Chair Seminars - Details
    Clevedon - 11th January 2016
    Taunton - 8th February 2016
    Yeovil - 21st March 2016
    Midsomer Norton - 25th April 2016
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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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  • Backwell Lodge Christmas Party
    Friday 18th December
    Nailsea Masonic Hall
    Followed by a trip through musical theatre
    Details and booking form
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