Oxfordshire Freemasons


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  • An unusual agenda of events for Old Bloxhamist Lodge in Oxfordshire January 6, 2020
    On 14 December 2019 the 60th anniversary installation meeting of Old Bloxhamist Lodge No. 7725 was held at the Masonic Hall in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire The evening was especially interesting due to an unusual agenda of Lodge business. A visit from James Hilditch, Provincial Grand Master for Oxfordshire, honoured the Lodge, who on this occasion […]
  • Caversham Masonic Centre installed with plaques depicting Traditional History March 8, 2016
    Historic Oxfordshire plaques The newly decorated temple at Caversham Masonic Centre in Oxfordshire has been installed with an unusual series of plaques depicting the Traditional History in the Third Degree. The new centre was redecorated with expert design advice from a Past Master’s wife, with the plaque pictured above showing the attack on Hiram Abif.
  • £100k grant presented to Alzheimer’s Research UK by Oxfordshire Freemasons March 8, 2016
    Blood test for Alzheimer’s Oxfordshire Freemasons have presented a Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) grant of £100,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK to help them fund research into new dementia diagnosis tools. The expert research team, led by Professor Simon Lovestone at the University of Oxford, want to tackle the disease by developing a simple blood test. […]
  • More than £2,000 raised for Blind Veterans UK December 8, 2015
    Blind veteran spreads the word Blind Veterans UK, the national military charity for vision-impaired ex-service men and women, has thanked two fundraisers for their efforts in raising more than £2,000. Peter Phipps, a blind veteran who has been supported by the charity since 2013, and Roger Hampshire, Provincial Grand Charity Steward for Oxfordshire, have raised […]
  • £100,000 Silver Jubilee Research Fund grant awarded to Alzheimer’s Research UK November 3, 2015
    Oxfordshire Freemasons have presented a Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) grant of £100,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK to help them fund pioneering research into new tools for dementia diagnosis. Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of dementia in the UK, with half a million people living with the disease. However, the early stages of memory loss can […]
  • Bookings now open for Family Festive Concert in Grand Temple at Freemasons' Hall October 27, 2015
    A Fantastic Evening of Family Entertainment Advent, Christmas, Hanukkah and Diwali are all just around the corner so it's time to book for our Family Festive Concert. It takes place on Thursday 10 December from 6.30pm to 8.00pm in the Grand Temple at Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street. Returning from their triumphal performance last year […]
  • £25k presented to Dogs for the Disabled by Oxfordshire masons June 5, 2015
    Taking the lead in autism support Oxfordshire masons gave their support to children with autism when they presented a cheque for £25,000 from the Grand Charity to Dogs for the Disabled. The grant will help to fund the charity’s PAWS Service, which runs workshops across the country teaching families how to train a pet dog […]
  • All aboard! Over £42,000 raised for the Chiltern Centre for Disabled Children December 14, 2012
    All aboard for a fun day Masons from Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire raised over £42,000 at the Chiltern Centre Diamond Jubilee Family Day at Fawley Hill, near Henley, in Oxfordshire. Held at the Fawley Hill Railway and Museum, thanks to the generosity of Sir William and Lady McAlpine, the event was in aid of the […]
  • The Grand Chancellor: Alan John Englefield March 1, 2009
    Andrew Montgomery Looks at the Need for this New Office Those of us who study the Communications of the Grand Lodge may have noticed that, from last September, we have had a new Grand Chancellor – new in every sense, for Alan Englefield is the first man to hold that office. We may wonder why […]
  • Tom Harding serves the public July 1, 2007
    Public service: serving the public Pullman car veteran Tom Harding talks to John Jackson about his meetings with the famous At 93, Tom Harding, a Mason for more than 50 years, is as sharp as when he dealt with Royalty and other VIPs on the famous luxury Pullman cars, where passengers were served their meals […]
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  • Oxfordshire Freemasons support Oxford Health’s frontline workers September 19, 2020
    The Freemasons then donated a £4,500 bladder scanner, a non-invasive portable tool used for diagnosing, managing and treating urinary outflow dysfunction, which can pinpoint a wide range of health issues. It will be used at City Community Hospital in Oxford, providing rehabilitation and palliative care to older people. The post Oxfordshire Freemasons support Oxford Health’s […]
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  • Freemasons present cheque to Horton League of Friends March 19, 2020
    The League says patients and staff at the Horton General Hospital, Banbury will benefit from the cash donation by Castle Lodge, based in Banbury. The money will be used for equipment to help staff and patient care at the Banbury hospital. The post Freemasons present cheque to Horton League of Friends first appeared on Freemasonry […]
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  • Woodstock Freemasons Defibrillator Donation December 7, 2018
    Woodstock Freemasons Defibrillator Donation The post Woodstock Freemasons Defibrillator Donation first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate £1,770 to the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association. November 16, 2017
    Exemplo Lunch celebrates a £1770 donation to PSPA The post Freemasons donate £1,770 to the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association. first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Oxfordshire Freemasons donate £6000 to Chiltern Centre for Disabled Children November 15, 2017
    Freemasons' 300th anniversary gift to children's charity The post Oxfordshire Freemasons donate £6000 to Chiltern Centre for Disabled Children first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Proposed New Chapter for Oxfordshire November 13, 2017
    Over the last few months, there has been a considerable amount of activity within Semper Paratus Lodge concerning the possible formation of a new Chapter. Due to the increasing success of the Lodge, which had 14 members when it relocated from London to the Province 5 years ago and now has over 40, there is […]
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  • Major Frederick Minchington MBE Celebrates100th Birthday November 8, 2017
    Major Frederick Minchington Celebrates 100th Birthday The post Major Frederick Minchington MBE Celebrates100th Birthday first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Oxfordshire Freemasons Six day walk raises over £3,000 for Charity August 12, 2017
    Ewan Gordon and Oxfordshire Provincial Junior Grand Warden Dale Osborne clocked up the miles in the name of charity, as they walked from Oxford to Freemasons’ Hall The post Oxfordshire Freemasons Six day walk raises over £3,000 for Charity first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons of St Mary’s Lodge No. 1763 donate to Aylesbury Vale Prostate Cancer Support Group February 28, 2017
    St Mary's Lodge No. 1763 Prostate Cancer Cheque Presentation The post Freemasons of St Mary’s Lodge No. 1763 donate to Aylesbury Vale Prostate Cancer Support Group first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Community good causes and charities Benefit from Freemasons in Witney Oxfordshire January 22, 2017
    Each year the Buttercross Freemasons Lodge in Witney, raises money for community good causes and charities. The year 2015 – 2016 was no exception, the Worshipful Master Ron Ashton decided to select the Eynsham and Long Hanborough Medical Care Group to receive £1000. This was not only in recognition of the continued good work, support […]
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  • Wychwood Lodge Demonstrates A Perfect Second September 25, 2016
    The Wychwood Lodge in Burford is recognised throughout the Province, for not only it's beautiful home in Burford, but for its very special ritual and extraordinary Deacon's work. The post Wychwood Lodge Demonstrates A Perfect Second first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons of Oxfordshire Golf Day Raises over £500 for Charity August 1, 2016
    The Prestigious SE England Masonic Province Golf Championship was this year held on the 14th July at Betchworth Park GC, Dorking.The event was very well supported with circa 60 masons from 4 provinces across the south east attending the event close to Box Hill in Surrey, the Oxfordshire Province Masonic Golf Society (OPMGS) fielded two […]
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  • Witta’s Island Lodge Gets a Surprise! – Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge July 31, 2016
    The Witta's Island Lodge was honoured by a surprise visit by the Provincial Grand Master and his Deputy on Friday 15th July! Once the Lodge was open, there was a report, which little did anyone know would result in W.Bro. Mike Murphy PrAGDC walking in with wand in hand to announce the visit, to everyone's […]
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  • Caversham Lodge No. 3831 Donation to Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice July 6, 2016
    Caversham Lodge No. 3831 have been thanked for their £1000Donation to Alexander Devine Children's Hospice The post Caversham Lodge No. 3831 Donation to Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • St Edburg’s Lodge No. 9233 Initiation Meeting – Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge July 1, 2016
    The Assistant Provincial Grand Master W.Bro. Alan Knowles escorted by the Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies W.Bro. Paul Buck and accompanied by the Provincial Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies, W.Bro. Sunny Timms attended an initiation meeting of the St Edburg's Lodge No. 9233, enjoying a most excellent ceremony seeing Bro. John Mathias initiated into […]
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  • Grand Sovereign installed Right Illustrious Knight Alan John Baverstock as the new Intendant-General for Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire June 26, 2016
    The Grand Sovereign, Most Illustrious Knight Graham Leslie Flight, G.C.C., was in attendance at the annual meeting of the Thames Division of the Red Cross of Constantine on Saturday 04 June 2016 at Aylesbury Masonic Hall. The post Grand Sovereign installed Right Illustrious Knight Alan John Baverstock as the new Intendant-General for Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and […]
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  • Fides Chapter Rose Croix No. 596 Perfection Meeting | Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge June 25, 2016
    Fides Chapter Rose Croix No. 596 Perfection Meeting The post Fides Chapter Rose Croix No. 596 Perfection Meeting | Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Provincial Display Equipment at Oxford Pride 2016 – Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge June 25, 2016
    On Saturday the 4th of June the Provincial Display Equipment was once again out and about, this time it was used at Oxford Pride 2016. For those who have never been to Oxford Pride, it is a really good fun day and worth attending if you get the chance The post Provincial Display Equipment at […]
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  • Caversham Lodge No. 3831 Donation to Macmillan Cancer Support | Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge June 24, 2016
    W.Bro. Charles Baker donating £1000 to Macmillan Cancer on behalf of Caversham Lodge The post Caversham Lodge No. 3831 Donation to Macmillan Cancer Support | Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    Stuart Harker
  • Blockley Lodge No. 6345 Historic Lodge Meeting – Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge June 23, 2016
    Blockley Lodge held an 'extra HISTORIC meeting' at the Woodstock Masonic Centre on the 21st June 2016. During the evening, W.Bro. Lord JGD and Chairman of the Universities Scheme for the UGLE, formally welcomed Blockley into the scheme The post Blockley Lodge No. 6345 Historic Lodge Meeting – Oxfordshire Provincial Grand Lodge first appeared on […]
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PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF OXFORDSHIRE

Provincial Grand Master
James R.G. Hilditch

Provincial Grand Secretary
Bernd Wegerhoff

Address
48 Neithrop Avenue
Banbury
Oxfordshire
OX16 2NG

Tel: 01295 264611

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