Current Events

Our meetings normally begin at 5.45pm, but this can vary according to location and subject. The general intention is to move around the north-western region to share variety and inclusion. But in the winter two months of the year, January and November, the meetings are held in the comfortable surroundings of the Third Floor, Manchester Hall, 33 Bridge Street, M3 3BT. These winter meetings are associated with the Lodge of Silent Temple No. 126, warranted in 1762, and are tyled. Locations are otherwise as stated on our website:

Saturday 28th March – Lets Talk Freemasonry

This annual event is again to be held at Salford Masonic hall.

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29th & 30th May

A Spring Outing to York

York is of legendary status in Masonic history. Its towering Minster is the largest medieval cathedral north of the European Alps. Many buildings mentioned as early Masonic meeting places are still standing and can be visited.  Of these, not least are the rooms used by York Lodge No. 236 as successor to the Grand Lodge of York. There is much to see and enjoy in this inspiring city.

 Sunday 31st May 2020 – Celebration of Judaism in Masonry 

Starting  at 2pm, a ‘Service of Celebration of the Place of Judaism in Freemasonry’ will take place at the Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation, 84 Middleton Road, Crumpsall, Manchester M8 4JX.

Freemasons of all faiths and their families, as well as non-Masons, are invited to attend; the Celebration will be followed by a reception.

Sir David and Lady Trippier will be in attendance, accompanied by senior members of the Craft and Holy Royal Arch from within the Province.

This is a unique opportunity for Freemasonry to showcase itself and recognise the special connection between Judaism and Freemasonry, particularly in East Lancashire. We have such a long and proud Jewish heritage within our Province and this will be a unique opportunity to celebrate it with our families and friends.

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Summer visit to Langholm: annual parade of Lodge Eskdale Kilwinning No. 107 (SC)

Bro Ivan Eastwood will lead the visit to Langholm. It may lie not far beyond the border with England but it is definitely in Scotland. Its annual church parade is a memorable and colourful occasion, reminiscent of the processions to church common in northern England until the mid-nineteenth century. Ladies are welcome also to come, see, wave, cheer and listen and tea and sandwiches available. The First Grand Principal of Scotland will be in attendance to conduct the church service along with the brethren of five other provinces. A special experience – read about the last visit at

Wednesday 23 September 2020 Venue: Masonic Centre, Castle Hill, Whitchurch, Salop SY13 1BQ

RWBro. Roger Pemberton, our President will talk about one of the still remembered Shropshire Masons

Charles Shirreff and Lodge Whitchurch No. 1

Major Charles Shirreff, career soldier in Europe and the Americas retired to north Shropshire where he became a Deputy Provincial Grand Master between 1786 and 1795. In that town he founded Lodge Whitchurch No. 1 and became a signal nuisance to the Premier Grand Lodge. The large gravestone in the entrance hall of the Whitchurch Masonic centre is said to be his? But is it?

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Dining: Members and visitors who wish to dine after the meetings at Manchester Hall (January and November) MUST notify the general Secretary ( NOT LATER THAN SEVEN clear days before, enclosing the dining fee. The cost of dining will be shown on the website.