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

Past Master takes Chair after 25 years to perform triple Raising

WBro Robert Hutchinson, who was Master of the Wyggeston Lodge in 1990, took the Master’s Chair once again at our meeting held on Friday 17th April 2015 by kind invitation of our current Master who was unable to attend. Bros. Tom Grant, Ian Player and Jacob-Charles Diegel, who all joined Freemasonry through the United Grand Lodge … More Past Master takes Chair after 25 years to perform triple Raising

Congratulations to our latest Master Masons

We Raised two of our Leicester University student members to the  degree of a Master Mason at our meeting held on Friday 20th March 2015 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester. John Phillips and Ali Sohrabi, pictured above with the Master of the Lodge, were Raised in a wonderful double ceremony assisted by Past Masters and other members. We … More Congratulations to our latest Master Masons

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.

Andy: Why I became a Freemason and after 17 years still enjoy it

I arrived in Leicester in the autumn of 1997 at the age of 26 for my first job at Leicester University after graduating with a PhD from Hull. Only knowing one person in the entire city from my comprehensive school days in Somerset, I was keen to build social circles outside of my work colleagues. … More Andy: Why I became a Freemason and after 17 years still enjoy it

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

Short film shows ‘What it means to be a Freemason’

The United Grand Lodge of England have produced a new short film outlining the fundamental values of what it means to be a Freemason. If you live, study or work in the Leicester area and want to join The Wyggeston Lodge then you do not need to be invited to become a Freemason. It is as simple as … More Short film shows ‘What it means to be a Freemason’