Building a caring society with Integrity, Friendship, Respect and Service
Rather than working on buildings like the masons of old, today’s Freemasons focus on building themselves as people of integrity, and membership provides the structure to help achieve that goal.Read More
Kindness and charitable giving are deeply ingrained within the principles of Freemasonry. The organisation provides a support structure that helps members make positive contributions to communities and worthwhile causes through fundraising events or volunteer work.Read More
One of the oldest social organisations in the world, Freemasonry is not defined by an ideology. It is open to people from all religions and political persuasions and provides the common foundation for friendships between members, many of which will last for life.Read More
One of the most important features of Freemasonry is to be inclusive and representative of the communities where each Lodge is based, diversity is encouraged and members are drawn from any cultural background – adding their uniqueness to the freemason’s family.Read More
With a membership of more than 150,000 people drawn from communities across the UK, Freemasonry brings people together irrespective of their race, religion or any other perceived differences that can divide us as a society.Read More
Myths & Misconceptions
Like any ancient organisation, a picture is painted by the uninformed and unaware – leading to many myths and misconceptions. Some based on second-hand facts, some true, others completely made up – here is a run-down of some of the more popular ones.Read More
Welcome to Freemasonry at the heart of the Cotswolds
Freemasonry provides a unique environment for people from all backgrounds to make lasting friendships, achieve their potential and, above all, have fun.
It is more relevant and important to our society today than ever; Freemasonry embraces the fundamental principles of good citizenship.
Every Freemason embarks on his own journey of self-discovery when he enters the organisation.
We are a family-friendly and progressive group, who believe in giving back to society. Freemasons make a major contribution to society through their own charities, as well as through donation to worldwide disaster relief funds, with members playing an active role in their communities.
The attraction of Freemasonry is that everyone meets as equals, whatever their race, religion or socio-economic position.
Freemasonry prides itself on its transparency and members are completely free to acknowledge their membership and are encouraged to do so.
You can gain a fascinating insight into Freemasonry on this website and if you are interested in becoming a member you are most welcome to ask questions.
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