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
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
Our regular meeting in April was held on Thursday 17th April 2014 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester instead of the third Friday of the month as normal as this year it fell on Good Friday. We were extremely honoured to welcome the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, VWBro Peter C Kinder PGSwdB to our meeting who is also the … More Double Ceremony sees two members Raised to the degree of a Master Mason
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
Congratulations to Bro John Phillips who was Passed to the degree of a Fellowcraft by Temperantia Lodge No.4088 in the Holmes’ Lodge Room, Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Tuesday 18th March 2014. Bro Phillips, an archaeology student at the University of Leicester, joined the Lodge via the Universities’ Scheme in December 2013. A number of Brethren … More Temperantia Lodge assists in Passing one of our University student members.
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
Congratulations to Bros Pete Clarke and Chris Kent who became Master Masons at our meeting held on Friday 21st February 2014 at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester. They were both excellent Candidates who both joined the Lodge in 2013 via the Universities’ Scheme from the University of Leicester, one as an undergraduate student the other an alumnus.
Congratulations to Bros Alec and Andrew who were Raised to the degree of a Master Mason in a super double ceremony held at our regular meeting on Friday 17th January 2014 at Freemason’s Hall, Leicester. Both newly-made Master Masons are students at the University of Leicester and joined The Wyggeston Lodge via the United Grand Lodge … More Congratulations to our newest Master Masons
The Wyggeston Lodge are proud to announce that they have recently been approved as an Associate Member of the Association of Medical, University and Legal Lodges (AMULL). AMULL brings together these professional and academic Lodges, and holds an annual festival. The festival also involves wives and other non-Masonic guests and is held at unique venues … More The Wyggeston Lodge becomes member of AMULL
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