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

The First Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester in 1910 – Frederick Billson

Frederick William Billson LLB.Lond. was Initiated into Freemasonry in the Commercial Lodge No.1391, Leicester, on 31st May 1889 in his early 30’s and after serving in subordinate offices was Installed as Master on 30th April 1897. He was a Founder and first Inner Guard of the Lodge of Research No.2429 and was Installed a Master … More The First Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester in 1910 – Frederick Billson

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

Saint Crispin Lodge assists Wyggeston Lodge with Passing two University student members

Saint Crispin Lodge No.7832 kindly assisted the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 with progressing their university student members by conducting a Double Passing Ceremony on their behalf at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Monday 23rd February 2015. Bros. Tom Grant and Ian Player, who joined the Wyggeston Lodge via the Universities’ Scheme when studying at Leicester University, proved excellent Candidates … More Saint Crispin Lodge assists Wyggeston Lodge with Passing two University student members

Members of Wyggeston Lodge visit the Royal Yorkshire Lodge

On Tuesday 3rd February 2015, members of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, which meets in Leicester, along with the members of Leicestershire & Rutland Light Blue Club, visited the Royal Yorkshire Lodge No.265, in Keighley, Yorkshire. Bro Peter Clarke, who joined the Wyggeston Lodge whilst a student at Leicester University via the Universities’ Scheme, joined the … More Members of Wyggeston Lodge visit the Royal Yorkshire Lodge

Wyggeston Lodge holds its annual Ladies Festival

The Master, WBro Jamie and his wife Sam, hosted the annual Ladies’ Festival at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Saturday 31st January 2015. Brethren, family and friends gathered to celebrate the occasion which, as always, was a wonderful evening full of friendship, laughter and entertainment. After the delicious four-course dinner, WBro Tom Bodycot proposed the toast … More Wyggeston Lodge holds its annual Ladies Festival

A Triple Raising Ceremony is conducted by the Wyggeston Lodge

Congratulations to our three newest Master Masons who were Raised at our meeting on Friday 16th January 2915 at Freemasons Hall, Leicester. Once again, the Wyggeston Lodge has continued to rewrite their history by conducting their first ever Triple Raising Ceremony in their 104 years of existence. The Candidates, Bros Tartacuta, Radoja and Carter, were … More A Triple Raising Ceremony is conducted by the Wyggeston Lodge

Wyggeston Lodge welcomes 5 new members

The Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, which is the United Grand Lodge of England Universities’ Scheme Freemasons’ Lodge for the University of Leicester, welcomed another five new members at their Christmas meeting on 19th December 2014. These five Initiates are a very special part of the history of the Lodge as they are an ever growing number of young Freemasons … More Wyggeston Lodge welcomes 5 new members

Leicester Freemason visits historic Texas Lodge

Our Secretary, WBro Andy Green, recently visited the Alamo Lodge No.44 which meets in San Antonio, Texas. This is his account of his memorable visit: I arrived at the imposing Scottish Rite Cathedral in San Antonio, a multi-use centre for all local Masonic communities, on the evening of Wednesday 10th December 2014 to be immediately … More Leicester Freemason visits historic Texas Lodge

A look back at the Wyggeston Lodge meeting which was held in November 1914

The 40th meeting of the Wyggeston Lodge was held in the Holmes’ Lodge Room on Friday 20th November 1914. The Lodge was Opened at 7pm by a Founder, WBro John S. Flint who was in the Master’s Chair in that year. The were a total of 33 members and 12 visitors present. As the Installation … More A look back at the Wyggeston Lodge meeting which was held in November 1914