Kidderminster Masonic News & Events


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A bumper start to the season

  Tuesday, 3 October, sees the start of our new season after the summer break – so let’s make it a bumper meeting by inviting friends and colleagues. It will be a memorable evening with a “live” Second Degree ceremony  and a presentation of the Second Tracing Board. The Lodge opens at 6.30pm precisely.

Franche Riding Group

UGLE grant for Kidderminster charity

The Franche Riding Group, based in Kidderminster, was one of six charities in the Worcestershire Province to be awarded a grant from the United Grand Lodge’s MCF Community Awards. The awards were announced after a nation-wide vote to decide the distribution of a total of £3million to 300 charities throughout the land as part of…


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Freemasonry Unwrapped – Don’t miss this super show

Hundreds of people – many non-Masons – have already visited Worcester’s Guildhall to browse the Masonic exhibition, “Freemasonry Unwrapped” and if you haven’t yet been there you are missing  a fascinating insight into our Craft. In fact, Hope & Charity members can take special pride in the fact that today’s splendid array of artefacts is…

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Cheques for 11 local charities

Three charities nominated by the Lodge of Hope & Charity featured prominently in a mass presentation of cheques at the Kidderminster Masonic Centre, made to mark the 300th anniversary of Grand Lodge. They were St Mary’s and All Saints Church roof appeal, Kidderminster Junior Cricket Club, and Wyre Forest Dial-a-Ride. Presiding was WBro Chris Firminger,…

Birchen Coppice Pupils

When summer dreams came true…

  Last summer we Masons of Kidderminster, along with valuable help from others, notably in Dudley, “made it happen” for dozens of disadvantaged pupils of Birchen Coppice Primary School. We raised a whopping £4,385 to fund a scheme put together by brilliant teachers who gave up their time during the long school break to give…

Masonic Prisoners of War

An amazing story of the war

The incredible story of how, while prisoners of war, Masons formed a “club” and held meetings under the noses of their Japanese captors will be told at the next meeting of the Lodge of Hope & Charity on April 4 at 6.15pm. It will be a memorable evening, so if you haven’t already done so,…

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