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 Lodge meetings for week commencing:-
Monday 25th April 2016
See Lodge Pages for meeting times

  • Monday 2nd May; Bank Holiday - No Craft Meetings
  • Tuesday 3rd; St Kew Lodge 1222 - Weston SM, Tyntesfield Lodge 4494 - Nailsea, Progressive Science Lodge 5007 - Yeovil, St Dunstans Lodge 7973 - Glastonbury, Saltford Lodge 8633 - Keynsham

  • Wednesday 4th; Prudence & Industry Lodge 1953 (Inst) - Chard, Quantock Lodge 4446 - Watchet
  • Thursday 5th; Royal Cumberland Lodge 41 - Bath, Benevolent Lodge 446 - Wells, Royal Clarence Lodge 976 (PFV) - Bruton
  • Friday 6th; Rural Philanthropic Lodge 291 - Burnham, Abbey Lodge 4491 - Keynsham, Wraxall Lodge 9011 - Nailsea, Athelstan Lodge 9033 - Weston SM

  • Saturday 7th; No Craft Meetings - Meeting of Mark PGL at Webbington Hotel, Axbridge

Days to the 2017 Tercentenary:


Provincial News

New - Download the latest Great Western Air Ambulance Newsletter here
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New - Provincial Display Equipment now available for loan
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New - Wells Cathedral host the 2016Provincial Church Service
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PGL Somerset AGM held at Webbington Hotel - Photos and PGM’s address
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Somerset Provincial Team pay a visit to Somersetshire Lodge - London
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Provincial Teams of Somerset and Bristol meet for their annual supper
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Talking Heads Team pay a visit to Somerset
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Grand Charity donates £75,000 to Flood Relief in Lancashire and Yorkshire
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Clevedon Masonic Hall play host to a very successful Initiates Brunch
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Cumbria Floods & The Cumberland & Westmorland Flood Appeal - Somerset donates £10000
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Jessie May Trust extend their thanks to Woodspring Lodge and the Province of Somerset
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Somerset British Red Cross receive masonic donation of £50,000
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Recent Provincial news Items

Lodge News

New - Somerset Mason set to represent at the Invictus Games
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New - Queens College Taunton Lodge at Provincial Church Service
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New - Perpetual Friendship and Admiral Blake take to the skies
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New - St Alphege install their very own Superhero!
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New - Norman Wilkins celebrates 60 years in Freemasonry
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Elizabethan Lodge celebrate 400th meeting
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Sir David Hugh Wootton, AsstGM visits St Alphege 4095 for Installation
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Dr Jim Virjee installed as WM of Queen’s College Taunton Lodge
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Exmoor Lodge Help To Project The Local Air Ambulance’s Cause
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TLC Teddy Bears are little but greatly appreciated
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Dad’s Army comes to Minehead!
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A new Master for Somerset Masters!
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Old Aluredian Lodge advance candidate for Richard Huish Lodge
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Sam Jimenez reflects on Visiting
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70 years and still going strong for W.Bro. Henry Collins
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Recent Lodge news Items

What a coincidence. Royal Cumberland lodge have an evening of reflection.
Richard Huish Lodge conduct a double Passing
Forest of Mendip enjoy a Social and support the Air Ambulance appeal.
New “Collar” for Exmoor Lodge’s Elder Statesman
David Brandhuber installed as Master of The Lodge of Unanimity and Sincerity
Queen’s College Lodge, their ladies and guests enjoy Christmas Lunch
Rex Roe receives 50 year certificate
Somerset Farmers raise £2,000 for Breathability Charity
Elizabethan Lodge enjoy a Burns Festive Board
Double celebrations at Loyal Vacation 6209
W.BRo. John Pearson PJGD achieves 60 years in Masonry
Royal Somerset Lodge make valued charitable donations
W.Bro. Garry Holman PPrSGD (Herts) Installed as Master of Exmoor Lodge
Elizabethan Lodge Initiate Bath Rugby Player, Kane Palmer-Newport
Estune Lodge - W.Bro. Simon Eden Initiates his Son Timothy
Vale of Brislington - Dragon Boat Champions
Forest of Mendip Lodge fund a cupboard for Blagdon Rainbows

For earlier items go to
News Archive

Future Events

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  • Progression to the Masters Chair Seminars - Details

    Midsomer Norton - 25th Apr 2016
  • NEW - Lodge DC Seminars
    Clevedon MH - Monday July 4th Commences 1915
    Taunton MH - Thursday July 14th Commences 1915
    More details and booking information
  • Royal Naval Lodge 2761
    Friday 20th May 2016
    Especial Masonic lecture by W.Bro. Granville Angell PAGPurs entitled “The Victoria Cross Freemasons’ Band of Brothers”
  • SMFA (Central) Summer Outing

    Sunday 17th July
    Tiverton Canal Company visit followed by Sunday Lunch
    More details
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Lodge Events

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  • Secretaries and LIOs - Publicise your lodge events here
  • Minehead Masonic Hall Musical evening in celebration of the Queens Birthday
    11th June 2016 Details
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