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

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’

Wyggeston Lodge members visit Apollo University Lodge, Oxford

On Saturday the 7th June 2014, the Master and members of The Wyggeston Lodge, along with the Leicestershire & Rutland Light Blue Club visited Apollo University Lodge No.357, in Oxford, the oldest University-affiliated lodge in the country. Both Lodges are members of the United Grand Lodge of England Universities’ Scheme. The meeting was held in … More Wyggeston Lodge members visit Apollo University Lodge, Oxford

The Lodge raises over £300 for local Leicestershire and Rutland charities

At our Lodge meeting on Friday 20th December 2013, the members very generously donated a total of £317 for the following local Leicestershire and Rutland charities: Vista – Provides vital services and support to children and adults with sight loss including people with sight loss and learning disabilities, sight loss and dementia and people with dual sensory … More The Lodge raises over £300 for local Leicestershire and Rutland charities

Lodge of Gratitude Passes two of our Members

Congratulations to Bros Dr Christopher Kent and Samuel MacCuaig were Passed to the Degree of a Fellowcraft in a Double Ceremony kindly conducted by the Lodge of Gratitude No.6514 at their Regular Meeting on Tuesday 17th December 2013 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester. The Master of The Wyggeston Lodge, WBro Dipak Chauhan, and other members attended … More Lodge of Gratitude Passes two of our Members

Members are Appointed Officers at Provincial Grand Lodge

Our congratulations go to WBro Alan R Davis who received his first Appointment as an active Provincial Grand Charity Steward at the Annual Communication of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Leicestershire and Rutland on Friday 29th November 2013. This reflects the dedication and hard work that WBro Alan has given to The Wyggeston Lodge since joining … More Members are Appointed Officers at Provincial Grand Lodge

Members attend the University Lodges’ Ball

Members of The Wyggeston Lodge, and their partners, travelled to London on Saturday 23rd November 2013 to attend the University Lodges’ Ball held at Armoury House of the Honourable Artillery Company. For many years the tradition of the Masonic Ball in Oxford and Cambridge was one of the highlights of the University social calendar. Unfortunately it … More Members attend the University Lodges’ Ball

Leicester University students visit Freemasons’ Hall

On Wednesday 6th November 2013, the doors of Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester were opened for University of Leicester students to hear about Freemasonry and see inside the wonderful Grade II listed building. The Wyggeston Lodge, the Universities’ Scheme Lodge for the University of Leicester, welcomed students who were given a tour of the Holmes Lodge Room, where … More Leicester University students visit Freemasons’ Hall

Student Freemason, Andrew, explains why he joined The Wyggeston Lodge

Andrew Slater explains why he joined the Freemasons whilst studying at the University of Leicester. ‘Having never been previously associated with Freemasonry, I entered the Fraternity with an open mind and have since come to appreciate its vast and rich history. What initially attracted me was the joint respect towards fellowship, morality, charity and self-development. … More Student Freemason, Andrew, explains why he joined The Wyggeston Lodge