Wyggeston Lodge: A reflection of 5 years as the Universities Scheme Lodge for the University of Leicester

In 2010 the Wyggeston Lodge No.3348, which meets in Leicester, celebrated its Centenary; one hundred years of continuous Freemasonry enjoyed by countless members during that time. However, one startling figure at the time of the celebrations was the fact that the number of active members at 22 was actually lower than the number of Founders … More Wyggeston Lodge: A reflection of 5 years as the Universities Scheme Lodge for the University of Leicester

Wyggeston Lodge are first holders of the DKW Cup

The Wyggeston Lodge, the Universities Scheme Lodge for the University of Leicester, have been honoured as the very first Lodge to hold the Universities Scheme’s Travelling Loving Cup that was presented by the past President, RWBro David Kenneth Williamson PAGM to promote inter-lodge visiting within the Scheme. The DKW Cup was commissioned by the Past … More Wyggeston Lodge are first holders of the DKW Cup

Wyggeston Lodge attends Freshers’ Fair at University of Leicester

Members of the Wyggeston Lodge of Freemasons, once again attended Freshers’ Fair at the University of Leicester on Monday 28th September 2015. This was the fourth year in a row that the Lodge has attended the fair and yet again it was a busy but very rewarding day. Lodge members met many students who were interested in finding out … More Wyggeston Lodge attends Freshers’ Fair at University of Leicester

AMULL generously aids University student member to study return

Bro Mike Perrin, a Freemason and member of the Wyggeston Lodge meeting in Leicester, was diagnosed with recurrent colonic cancer in January 2015 during his first year of studying for a MPhil in Archaeology at the University of Oxford. This was obviously devastating news to receive and he immediately sought to personally pay for his … More AMULL generously aids University student member to study return

Leicestershire Freemasons celebrate new varsity generation joining the fraternity with a unique joint meeting

The Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 was part of a unique joint meeting held in Leicester on Saturday 23rd May 2015 along with Castle of Leicester Lodge No.7767 and Lodge of Science and Art No.8429. They met together in the inaugural joint meeting to celebrate their recent successes as Universities’ Scheme Lodges and to conduct each of … More Leicestershire Freemasons celebrate new varsity generation joining the fraternity with a unique joint meeting

Universities’ Scheme Initiate joins the Royal Arch

At the Regular Convocation of Morley Chapter No.8320 held on Friday 10th October 2014 at Freemasons’ Hall Leicester, Bro. Alex Pohl, a member of Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, was Exalted into the Chapter as part of a Double Exaltation. Alex Pohl, a student at Leicester University, is the first United Grand Lodge of England Universities’ Scheme … More Universities’ Scheme Initiate joins the Royal Arch

Freemasons attend Freshers’ Fair at Leicester University Student Union.

The Wyggeston Lodge of Freemasons, which is a member of the Universities’ Scheme, attended the University of Leicester Student Union Fresh Fair on Tuesday 30th September 2014. A busy day ensued with many students keen to find out what Freemasonry is about and how to join the Lodge. Lodge members – Andy, Tom and John – were … More Freemasons attend Freshers’ Fair at Leicester University Student Union.

John: My story of why I became a Freemason whilst an undergraduate student at Leicester University

As a student of archaeology I am repeatedly asked two things; ‘do you dig up dinosaurs?’ and ‘will I be seeing you on Time Team?’ Almost all social interactions, from family gatherings to meeting people in bars, are plagued by those two simple questions. The stock answers are of course, ‘you’re thinking of palaeontology’ and … More John: My story of why I became a Freemason whilst an undergraduate student at Leicester University

Historic meeting sees 5 new members join the Lodge

Our members and visitors witnessed a historic meeting at our Regular Meeting on Friday 21st March where we Initiated 5 new members. This was the first time in the Lodge’s 103 year old history that we have welcomed five new members in one meeting. Since joining the United Grand Lodge of England Universities’ Scheme in … More Historic meeting sees 5 new members join the Lodge

Wyvern Lodge assists in Passing two of our Brethren

Our Daughter Lodge, Wyvern Lodge No.6167, kindly assisted us in Passing two of our members in a double Ceremony on Monday 3rd March 2014 in the Oliver Lodge Room, Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester. We congratulate Bros. Pete Shandley and Matt Radoja, who both joined The Wyggeston Lodge via the Universities’ Scheme, on becoming Fellowcraft Freemasons. The … More Wyvern Lodge assists in Passing two of our Brethren