Eastern Area Freemasons

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Making Good Men Better


Meet new people from all backgrounds and build lifelong friendships


Join a traditional fraternity that dates back 100’s of years.


Support the community both locally and worldwide.

Supporting charities locally & worldwide

The Freemason support a wide range of charities and organisation both at home and over seas. 

In 2020/21 The Masonic Charitable Foundation supported by the Freemasons gave out over £24 Million in grants.


What has been happening in the Eastern Area.

Richmond Lodge 1011 support the local Knit & Natter

Richmond Lodge 1011 support the local Knit & Natter

Richmond Lodge 1011 has donated wool and eggs to the local Knit & Natter Group at St Anne's Church, Royton. With the donation, the Knit & Natter Group have produced over 100 knitted chickens with Cream Eggs inside for the Easter Appeal at Francis House...

Allen Clarke PProvJGW 60 years in freemasonry

Allen Clarke PProvJGW 60 years in freemasonry

WBro Allen Clarke PProvJGW celebrated 60 years membership of Naphtali Lodge No.266 on 2nd January 2024, at the age of 95 years and not having the desire to celebrate the occasion formerly at the Lodge due to his mobility, he enjoyed a home visit so ably conducted by...

Burn Night Dinner

Burn Night Dinner

Burns Night hosted by Hope Lodge 54 and the Eastern Area Team On 27 January 2024, at Rochdale Masonic Hall, brethren and their families gathered to celebrate Robbie Burns. A poet and a freemason. The ode to the Haggis was expertly presented by WBro Ian Dugdale and the...

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