University of Leicester students continue to join the Freemasons

Another three University of Leicester students, Simon Walmsley, Adam Tilley and James Kelly, joined the Wyggeston Lodge at our meeting on Friday 20th February at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester in a wonderful triple ceremony. Since joining the United Grand Lodge of England’s Universities’ Scheme in 2011, we have welcomed 27 undergraduate and postgraduate students from Leicester University. … More University of Leicester students continue to join the Freemasons

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

Universities’ Scheme Initiate joins the Royal Arch

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

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.

The Lodge attends the Freemasons Association of Medical, University and Legal Lodges (AMULL) Festival

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

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

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

Double Ceremony sees two members Raised to the degree of a Master Mason

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