Celebrating 300 years

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A guiding hand

Who are we?

UGLE – spell out the letters to say the name – stands for the United Grand Lodge of England. Headquartered in Freemasons’ Hall, London it is the governing body of Freemasonry in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and of some organisations overseas. Its Grand Master is HRH The Duke of Kent.

How are we organised?

UGLE currently has more than 200,000 members meeting in over 7,000 Lodges throughout the country. Lodges are grouped into Provinces by region, roughly in line with the old county boundaries, under the guidance of UGLE.

How do we operate?

UGLE holds four business meetings a year, known as Quarterly Communication.  Click http://www.ugle.org.uk/news-events/freemasons-hall-diary for meeting dates and details of other key events at Freemason’s Hall.

Freemasonry operates to a rule book first published in 1723 The Book of Constitutions (rule book) UGLE publishes directories of office bearers, committees and Lodges, available from the shop.