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
Our 103rd Installation meeting was held in Freemasons Hall, Leicester on Friday 21st November 2014 which saw Bro Jamie M installed into the Masters Chair. Prior to Installing the new Master, WBro Dipak Chauhan thanked his Officers for a wonderful year and all their hard work in supporting him. It had been a very busy … More New Master of Wyggeston Lodge is Installed
At the Regular Convocation of Morley Chapter No.8320 held on Friday 10th October 2014 at Freemasons’ Hall Leicester, Bro. Alex Pohl, a member of Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, was Exalted into the Chapter as part of a Double Exaltation. Alex Pohl, a student at Leicester University, is the first United Grand Lodge of England Universities’ Scheme … More Universities’ Scheme Initiate joins the Royal Arch
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.
Our Lodge Secretary, WBro Andy Green, attended the Freemasons Association of Medical, University and Legal Lodges (AMULL) Festival on 27th September 2014 representing The Wyggeston Lodge which is an Associate Member Lodge. This year it was held at The Charterhouse, London and was hosted by Aesculapius Lodge No.2410 which is also a UGLE Universities’ Scheme Lodge. … More The Lodge attends the Freemasons Association of Medical, University and Legal Lodges (AMULL) Festival
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.