Gin Distillery tour treat for Wyggeston Lodge

Now that the summer is here, the members of the Wyggeston Lodge went over the border to the Northamptonshire based Warner Edwards Distillery for a tour and tasting session. The Master, Paul Marvin, along with members of the lodge, and their families gathered in glorious sunshine at Falls Farm in Harrington and were immediately greeted withContinue reading “Gin Distillery tour treat for Wyggeston Lodge”

Honorary member of Wyggeston Lodge passes away

W.Bro. Douglas Ball, an Honorary Member of the Wyggeston Lodge, has sadly passed away at his home on 25th May 2018 aged 94.   W.Bro. Doug, a Life Assurance Inspector in Leicester, was initiated into Freemasonry in the Wyggeston Lodge on the 18th May 1962 and was installed as Master of the Lodge in 1977.Continue reading “Honorary member of Wyggeston Lodge passes away”

AMULL Festival to be hosted by Wyggeston Lodge in Leicester

We’re pleased to announce that the Association for Medical, University & Legal Lodges (AMULL) Festival 2018 will be held in Leicester and hosted by Wyggeston Lodge No.3448. In August 1485 King Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth, and buried by the Grey Friars in Leicester. In August 2012, Leicester City Council, theContinue reading “AMULL Festival to be hosted by Wyggeston Lodge in Leicester”

Wyggeston Lodge welcomes five new members

The Wyggeston Lodge, which is the Universities Scheme Lodge for the University of Leicester, welcomed five new members at an additional meeting held at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Friday 11th May 2018. Bros. Joshua, Paul, Randall, and Chante are all undergraduate or postgraduate students at the University of Leicester and were joined by Bro. Liviu who works locallyContinue reading “Wyggeston Lodge welcomes five new members”

Wyggeston Lodge member is Passed in multiple ceremony by the David Kenneth Williamson Lodge

Bro. David Hames, who was Initiated in the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, in December 2016, was part of a very special multiple Passing ceremony conducted by the David Kenneth Williamson Lodge No.9938 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on the 4th May 2018. The Lodge is the Installed Masters Lodge for the Universities Scheme and conducted a quintupleContinue reading “Wyggeston Lodge member is Passed in multiple ceremony by the David Kenneth Williamson Lodge”

University Graduate Craig is made a Master Mason

At the regular Wyggeston Lodge meeting held on Friday 20th April 2018 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester, Bro. Craig, a University of Leicester graduate, was raised to the sublime degree of a Master Mason. Bro. Craig was initiated in the lodge in February 2017 as a University student, via the Universities Scheme, after a recommendation fromContinue reading “University Graduate Craig is made a Master Mason”

Two long serving members of Wyggeston Lodge pass away

It is with deep sadness that the Wyggeston Lodge have lost two long serving members, W.Bros. John Rawson and Frank Achurch who have passed away within three weeks of each other. W.Bro. John Dakin Rawson, a Factory Manager, was initiated at the age of 33 in the Wyggeston Lodge in December 1962 as part ofContinue reading “Two long serving members of Wyggeston Lodge pass away”

Bro Craig progresses to Fellowcraft

At the meeting of the Wyggeston Lodge on Friday 16th March 2018, Bro. Craig, a University of Leicester graduate, continued on his Masonic journey with being Passed to the Degree of a Fellowcraft Freemason. Bro. Craig became a Freemason last year after a university friend who is already a member proposed him into the lodge.Continue reading “Bro Craig progresses to Fellowcraft”

Wyggeston Gala Evening is Super-Duper

The Master of Wyggeston Lodge, W.Bro. Paul Marvin, and his wife, Kim, hosted the annual Wyggeston Lodge Gala Evening at Freemasons’ Hall in Leicester on Saturday 24th February 2018. Lodge members, family and friends gathered together for the social highlight of the year which started with a Prosecco reception and being  bewildered by Abz MagicianContinue reading “Wyggeston Gala Evening is Super-Duper”

Bro. Ian hits the high seas

Bro. Ian Player, who graduated from the University of Leicester in Aerospace Engineering and member of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, is about to hit the high seas as part of his marinisation for his Officer training in the Royal Navy at the Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. He spent a week on HMS Ocean previous to departingContinue reading “Bro. Ian hits the high seas”