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  • New Year Honours 2019 January 9, 2019
    A number of Freemasons have been honoured in HM The Queen’s New Year Honours list 2019, which recognises the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom Charles Pearson Charles Pearson was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to West Mercia Police. Charles has been a special constable for 45 years, holding the […]
  • Cumbria lodge complete five mile challenge to raise £749 for local hospice October 10, 2018
    The culmination of the East Lakes Group five mile challenge took place on 23rd August 2018, when the Worshipful Master of Derwentwater Lodge No. 6375 in Cumbria, Arthur Turner, had the great pleasure in presenting a cheque for £749 to Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice Jigsaw The charity was selected by Derwentwater Lodge to receive the proceeds […]
  • Hitting the high notes: Lincolnshire Freemasons conquer Scafell Pike and raise £645 September 16, 2018
    It started with what seemed a good idea at the time, when Keith Edwards said to his friend Keith Appleton: 'I want to play my guitar on the top of England’s highest mountain, and I want you to be my guide and percussionist' That’s how ‘The Two Keefs’ was formed to play a one-in-a-lifetime gig […]
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons present new Blood Bike in memory of volunteer rider July 19, 2018
    Freemasons of the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland presented a brand new, fully liveried, BMW R1200 RT-P motorcycle, to the North West Blood Bikes Lancs and Lakes charity, in memory of the late Russell Curwen on 16th July 2018 The event took place at Kendal Masonic Hall where 190 guests gathered to witness a very […]
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons donate life-saving motorcycle to charity September 26, 2017
    As part of their Tercentenary celebrations, Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons have donated a brand new fully equipped and liveried motorcycle to Blood Bikes Cumbria to support them in their vital work across Cumbrian communities The bike carries the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland’s provincial emblem and the square and compasses symbol. Since May 2014, Blood […]
  • Freemasons trek across Morecambe Bay in aid of local good causes March 7, 2017
    Best foot forward When a group of Freemasons came together to make their way across Morecambe Bay, they not only enjoyed the stunning Cumbria views but also raised money for good causes on the way On a warm clear day last year, a group of 54 people, made up of Freemasons, their families and friends, […]
  • Grand Charity gives £25k to Cumbria Flood Recovery Appeal March 8, 2016
    Grants for flood-hit regions The Freemasons’ Grand Charity donated £25,000 to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Appeal 2015 on direction from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Cumberland and Westmorland. The grant will support those who suffered financial hardship as well as wider community relief and rebuilding projects. An additional £5,000 was donated directly to the Provincial […]
  • Freemasons donate £30,000 to communities affected by Cumbria floods December 11, 2015
    £30,000 given to support those affected by Cumbria floods The Freemasons' Grand Charity has donated £25,000 to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund 2015. The emergency grant will support individuals and families who suffer financial hardship as a result of flooding, as well as wider community relief and rebuilding projects. A further £5,000 has also been […]
  • Quingenti Lodge No. 8516 is the jewel in the Provincial crown November 30, 2013
    The members of Quingenti Lodge No. 8516 - the Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge - welcomed seven of the eight acting Provincial Grand Stewards as joining members at their installation meeting The principal guest at the meeting was the Provincial Grand Master Peter Hosker. Peter was accompanied by Ray Martland, Harry Cox and David Winder all […]
  • The Duke of Kent visits Carlisle Masonic Hall March 7, 2013
    The Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria, James Cropper, were welcomed by Norman Thompson, Provincial Grand Master for Cumberland and Westmorland, and the Provincial Executive at Carlisle Masonic Hall. The Duke met the Royal Arch Executive and the three most recent recruits to Freemasonry in the Province. […]
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  • Cumbria Freemasons present cheque to A Skye Full of Stars July 8, 2021
    Cumbria Freemasons present cheque to A Skye Full of Stars The post Cumbria Freemasons present cheque to A Skye Full of Stars first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Hindpool-based Furness Carers receive £25,000 from Masonic Charitable Foundation May 9, 2021
    Hindpool-based Furness Carers receive £25,000 from Masonic Charitable Foundation The post Hindpool-based Furness Carers receive £25,000 from Masonic Charitable Foundation first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Carlisle Freemasons help to struggling charity May 28, 2020
    A spokesman for the charity said: “We’d like to thank the Carlisle Masonic Lodges for their extremely kind gesture in donating PPE equipment to the hospice, which we were delighted to receive and thank them for thinking of us at this time. This will allow our staff, patients and visitors to remain as safe as […]
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  • Freemasons donate to Loweswater suite at West Cumberland Hospital March 20, 2020
    Lodge donates to Loweswater suite at hospital The post Freemasons donate to Loweswater suite at West Cumberland Hospital first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate cash to Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue team March 17, 2020
    Each year, the money raised at the December meeting of Brigantes Lodge, which meets on Station Road in the town, is donated to a charity chosen by the wife of the Worshipful Master. The post Freemasons donate cash to Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue team first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Cumberland & Westmorland Freemason’s Life Saving Gift to “Blood Bikes Cumbria” January 29, 2019
    The Blood Bikes provide the county with a unique voluntary transport service, couriering urgently needed blood, drugs, human tissue and other medical requirements between hospitals and medical centres, often operating under “blue light” conditions. They are all highly trained specialist advanced drivers. The post Cumberland & Westmorland Freemason’s Life Saving Gift to “Blood Bikes Cumbria” […]
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  • Freemasons present cheques to the Workington Air cadets (2199 Squadron) October 10, 2018
    Freemasons present cheques to the Workington Air cadets (2199 Squadron) The post Freemasons present cheques to the Workington Air cadets (2199 Squadron) first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons welcome new Grand Master September 26, 2018
    Cumberland and Westmorland Masons welcome new grand master The post Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons welcome new Grand Master first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons walk across Morecambe Bay to raise money for Northwest Blood Bikes September 9, 2018
    A group of intrepid Freemasons in the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland, supported by their family as well as their dogs, completed the Annual ‘Cross Bay Walk’, to raise money for the charity Northwest Blood Bikes 45 people signed up for the event, which was organised by Freemason Peter Caunce and his wife Debi. On […]
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  • Cumbria Freemasons donate a new BMW R1200RT-P Blood Bike in Memory of Russell Curwen September 5, 2018
    Event date: 2018-07-16 On Monday 16th July 2018, Brethren and Companions from the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland joined family and friends of Russell Curwen at Kendal Masonic Hall to present a new BMW R1200RT-P blood bike in his memory. Russell sadly passed away following an incident whilst he was volunteering as a “Blood Biker” […]
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  • Cumbria Freemasons donate £749 to the Cumbria Jigsaw Children’s Hospice Charity September 2, 2018
    Event date: 2018-08-23 Thursday 23rd August 2018 saw the culmination of the inaugural, and very successful East Lakes Group 5 mile challenge, when the W. M. of Derwentwater Lodge, W. Bro. Arthur Turner had the great pleasure of presenting a cheque for £749 to the Cumbria Jigsaw Children’s Hospice Charity. This very worthy charity was […]
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  • Cumberland & Westmorland Freemasons organise Free Prostrate Cancer Test August 20, 2018
    Event date: 2018-10-18 PSA TESTING AT PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE ON OCTOBER 18TH 2018 I am sure we are all aware that PSA Blood Testing is not an infallible test – But it is the best indicator we have at the moment.  It helps to diagnosed benign conditions such as BPH and Prostatitis which need treatment.  […]
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  • Freemasons give £20,000 to Ulverston’s St Mary’s Hospice May 17, 2018
    ULVERSTON's St Mary's hospice will use a £20,000 grant to fund a new project aimed at giving bereaved people a chance to get out of the house - and mend furniture. The post Freemasons give £20,000 to Ulverston’s St Mary’s Hospice first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate £945 to Jo’s appeal Cancer Charity August 20, 2017
    Jo Davies was a well-known and popular community journalist with the Barrow-in-Furness based Evening Mail, but sadly she died in 2015 at the age of 38 years as a result of ovarian cancer. With the aim of raising funds to help the fight against gynaecological cancer, the ‘Jo’s Appeal’ charity was established a few days […]
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  • New memorial unveiled to honour Freemason Bro Tom Fletcher Mayson VC August 12, 2017
    The service was given by the Provincial Grand Chaplin for Cumberland and Westmorland and was attended by their Provincial Grand Master RW Bro Norman Thompson DL, members of Whitwell Lodge No. 1390, Huddleston Lodge No. 6041 and Bro Mayson’s family. The post New memorial unveiled to honour Freemason Bro Tom Fletcher Mayson VC first appeared […]
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  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons to hold An Evening with VOCES8 August 8, 2017
    As part of the Tercentenary celebrations the Provincial Grand Lodge of Cumberland and Westmorland is delighted to host One of the world’s most versatile and best-loved singing ensembles which has toured the world, performing an evocative repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary arrangements. This event is open to members of the general public. The post […]
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  • Widows Sons Bikers Association – New Cumberland and Westmorland Chapter August 7, 2017
    On Friday 28th July 2017, members of the newly formed Cumbria Chapter of the Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association rode down to Mold in Northern Wales to attend the Widows Sons 2017 National Rally and to receive their official Charter. The post Widows Sons Bikers Association – New Cumberland and Westmorland Chapter first appeared on […]
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  • Cumberland & Westmorland Freemasons coordinate marshals for Colour Run 2017 July 18, 2017
    On Sunday 2nd July, the West Cumbria Hospice at Home Colour Run took place at Muncaster Castle. Over 800 people entered the event which consisted of a 1 km and a 5 km circuit. The 5k or 1k courses were open to all ages, genders and abilities and encouraged people to have fun, get messy […]
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  • Tercentenary Exhibition – Kendal Museum July 16, 2017
    An Open Evening was held to showcase the Masonic Tercentenary Exhibition at Kendal Museum on the evening of Saturday 8th July. Over sixty masons and friends attended to view this superb collection of rare and important artefacts gathered from all over Cumbria and displayed here together for the first time. The exhibition has been organised […]
    Stuart Harker
  • Cumberland Freemasons Tercentenary Exhibition Proving a Success July 16, 2017
    Event date: 2017-06-02 On Friday the 2nd June the East Lakes Group opened its exhibition to the public to mark the Tercentenary of UGLE. the public opening was preceded by an open evening on Friday 2nd June for Masons and their family and friends. The Friday proved to be a perfect summers evening and the event […]
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  • New Year Honours 2019 January 9, 2019
    A number of Freemasons have been honoured in HM The Queen’s New Year Honours list 2019, which recognises the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom Charles Pearson Charles Pearson was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to West Mercia Police. Charles has been a special constable for 45 years, holding the […]
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons present new Blood Bike in memory of volunteer rider July 19, 2018
    Freemasons of the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland presented a brand new, fully liveried, BMW R1200 RT-P motorcycle, to the North West Blood Bikes Lancs and Lakes charity, in memory of the late Russell Curwen on 16th July 2018 The event took place at Kendal Masonic Hall where 190 guests gathered to witness a very […]
  • Youth orchestra hits the high notes with £1,000 donation from Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons June 11, 2018
    Westmorland Youth Orchestra has received £1,000 from the Province of Cumberland & Westmorland The cheque was presented to director of music Fredrik Holm by Provincial Grand Master Norman Thompson at a concert at Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale. The hall was full to hear the 60 gifted young musicians. Classical and contemporary pieces performed […]
  • Report of the Board of General Purposes - 14 March 2018 March 14, 2018
    Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge 14 March 2018 Report of the Board of General Purposes Minutes The Minutes of the Quarterly Communication of 13 December 2017 were confirmed. Election of the Grand Master HRH The Duke of Kent was re-elected as Grand Master. Grand Lodge Register 2008-2017 The tables below show the number of Lodges […]
  • Cumberland Freemasons donate £8,000 for flood relief in Millom October 9, 2017
    Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons have donated a grant of £8,000 to help victims of the recent flooding in Millom and Haverigg Heavy rain in these areas last weekend resulted in an estimated 300 homes being flooded. Many of these properties have no insurance, as a result of being flooded on previous occasions. The Provincial Grand […]
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons donate life-saving motorcycle to charity September 26, 2017
    As part of their Tercentenary celebrations, Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons have donated a brand new fully equipped and liveried motorcycle to Blood Bikes Cumbria to support them in their vital work across Cumbrian communities The bike carries the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland’s provincial emblem and the square and compasses symbol. Since May 2014, Blood […]
  • Kendal Museum hosts Freemason exhibition to celebrate Tercentenary June 30, 2017
    The Kendal Museum, which is one of the oldest museums in the country, is holding an exhibition to celebrate 300 years of English Freemasonry The exhibition, called ‘Into the Light’, will run until the end of August to celebrate Freemasonry in Westmorland. A number of prominent men of Westmorland are known to have been Freemasons […]
  • Freemasons trek across Morecambe Bay in aid of local good causes March 7, 2017
    Best foot forward When a group of Freemasons came together to make their way across Morecambe Bay, they not only enjoyed the stunning Cumbria views but also raised money for good causes on the way On a warm clear day last year, a group of 54 people, made up of Freemasons, their families and friends, […]
  • Report of the Board of General Purposes - 10 June 2015 June 10, 2015
    Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge 10 June 2015 Report of the Board of General Purposes The minutes of the meetings of the Quarterly Communication of 11 March 2015 and of the Annual Investiture of 29 April 2015 were confirmed. Annual Dues 2016 A resolution was approved that a Board recommendation that the annual dues (including […]
  • Union Lodge No. 129 celebrates its 250th anniversary August 12, 2014
    250 Years of union Union Lodge No. 129, which meets at the Masonic Hall, Station Road in Kendal, was 250 years old on the 31st July 2014 Records can trace their history back to when the lodge was formed and constituted on 31st July 1764. Last Thursday the lodge's current members and guests held a […]

PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF CUMBERLAND & WESTMORLAND

Provincial Grand Master
William J. Bewley

Provincial Grand Secretary
John Fielding

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Masonic Hall
Station Road
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 6BT

Tel: 01229 773911

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