Welcome

Failt Erriu: Welcome to the website for the Masonic Province of the Isle of Man.

This site is open to all.

Here you will find information on what it is to be a Freemason, our proud history, how to join, what charitable works we’re involved with and coming social events.

For a more complete view of current news and events, plus the views and opinions of our many members, please use the  Facebook Feed to the right.

You’re also welcome to contact us anytime if you have any queries.

Interested in Visiting?

For visiting Freemasons wishing to attend one or more of the meetings of our Craft Lodges or of the many other Masonic orders active on the Isle of Man, the appropriate contacts are listed on each of those Individual Lodges’ Web Pages.

If you are unsure of which Lodge you might wish to visit, please email the Provincial Grand Secretary.

You are assured of a warm Manx welcome in the best traditions of true fellowship.

Interested in Hiring Freemasons Hall?

Please contact Hall Manager David Upton-Jones on 0044 1624 675365 (Office) or  0044 7624 302521 (Mobile) or email: enquiries@woodbournehouse.im or visit the Woodbourne House Website Reservations Page to make a reservation. David can also give you information about upcoming events.

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Dr David Staples explaining Freemasonry to ITV News

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3 weeks ago

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You might enjoy Sir Tony Robinson's visit to UGLE

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4 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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Just a thought for today and reminder of our values.

1 month ago

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United Grand Lodge of EnglandIf you're feeling unwell, please stay away from Lodge and Chapter meetings until you feel better.

This is for the benefit of all our members as well as the individual concerned.

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1 month ago

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A TEAM of Manx Masons were amazed when they visited the Isle of Man Foodbank to learn more about the charity.
What might appear to be a simple operation turned out to be seven years or upwards in putting together a comprehensive undertaking.
“This is a superb example of constructive collaboration in so many ways,” Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Keith Dalrymple said at the end of the visit. “It makes the best use of limited resources.”
The team led by the PGM included Deputy Provincial Grand Master Roger Southern, Provincial Charity Steward Del Peters and Secretary of the IOM Masonic Charity Stephen Whittam.
This follows on from the recent Meadowside Choral Society Concert, organised by W Bro Arie Eisinginger and held in Freemasons’ Hall, Douglas, where the sum of £1,300 was presented to the Foodbank by the Isle of Man Province.
The Foodbank was started by Rotarian Neal Mellon of Douglas Bay Rotary Club initially to support military returnees. “My promise to Rotary was to see if there was a need, if so who could supply what was needed, where we could store it and how it could be delivered,“ Neal recalls. Soon several organisations became involved including the Society of Friends, Freethinkers, church groups, schools and Citizens Advice.
The number of food parcels given to needy folk has risen steadily from 150 a year to around 2,500 and is still increasing. End of shelf-life food is used rather than being tipped into landfill, resulting in waste reduction.
People receiving parcels are given other help: advice on budgeting, cooking skills and debt-counseling, plus help is available for fuel poverty and how to access social services.
The Salvation Army out-source their food relief activities through the Foodbank acknowledging the excellent work done by Neal and his volunteers.
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A TEAM of Manx Masons were amazed when they visited the Isle of Man Foodbank to learn more about the charity.
What might appear to be a simple operation turned out to be seven years or upwards in putting together a comprehensive undertaking.
“This is a superb example of constructive collaboration in so many ways,” Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Keith Dalrymple said at the end of the visit. “It makes the best use of limited resources.”
The team led by the PGM included Deputy Provincial Grand Master Roger Southern, Provincial Charity Steward Del Peters and Secretary of the IOM Masonic Charity Stephen Whittam.
This follows on from the recent Meadowside Choral Society Concert, organised by W Bro Arie Eisinginger and held in Freemasons’ Hall, Douglas, where the sum of £1,300 was presented to the Foodbank by the Isle of Man Province. 
The Foodbank was started by Rotarian Neal Mellon of Douglas Bay Rotary Club initially to support military returnees. “My promise to Rotary was to see if there was a need, if so who could supply what was needed, where we could store it and how it could be delivered,“ Neal recalls. Soon several organisations became involved including the Society of Friends, Freethinkers, church groups, schools and Citizens Advice.
The number of food parcels given to needy folk has risen steadily from 150 a year to around 2,500 and is still increasing. End of shelf-life food is used rather than being tipped into landfill, resulting in waste reduction.
People receiving parcels are given other help: advice on budgeting, cooking skills and debt-counseling, plus help is available for fuel poverty and how to access social services.
The Salvation Army out-source their food relief activities through the Foodbank acknowledging the excellent work done by Neal and his volunteers.

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Brotherly love Relief and Truth. Where it is required rightly

Excellent work by all involved.

Well Done Worshipful Brethren. W.Bro 5669 EC South Africa.

1 month ago

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6 months ago

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United Grand Lodge of EnglandHere it is! It's been a busy time for the UGLE Comms team, but for today's #FreemasonFriday, we're delighted to share the completed video of our Lodge room - what do you think?

You'll also be able to view it in full this weekend, as part of our exciting Open House activities 👍

Let us know if you're attending → bit.ly/ComingtoFMH

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6 months ago

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United Grand Lodge of England‪Tomorrow for #FreemasonFriday, in preparation for this weekend’s Open House London, we have something very special to share with you that we’ve been working on... 👀‬

‪All will be revealed tomorrow at 1pm!‬

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9 months ago

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United Grand Lodge of EnglandLook who made a guest appearance alongside The Provincial Grand Lodge of Bristol!

"INITIATE, INITIATE!" 😂

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Not a Royal Arch Companion - yet.

11 months ago

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Local Masons Del Peters (left) and Bill Ashton present CEO of children's charity Lifelites, Simone Enefer-Doy with a cheque for £12,500 under the watchful eyes of the late Joey Dunlop, himself a Mason. It will be spent entirely on equipment, maintenance and training for the benefit of youngsters at Rebecca House, the local children's hospice.
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Local Masons Del Peters (left) and Bill Ashton present CEO of childrens charity Lifelites, Simone Enefer-Doy with a cheque for £12,500 under the watchful eyes of the late Joey Dunlop, himself a Mason. It will be spent entirely on equipment, maintenance and training for the benefit of youngsters at Rebecca House, the local childrens hospice.
Joey Dunlop was such a great Irish Mason that there is a lodge named after him.

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Well done guys, yet another example of real Freemasonry

12 months ago

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Keith Dalrymple -Provincial Grand Master of the Isle of Man attended the Mannin Cancers Support Group launch on Sunday at Woodbourne House and presented a cheque to help get the charity on the road ... See MoreSee Less

Keith Dalrymple  -Provincial Grand Master of the Isle of Man attended the Mannin Cancers Support Group launch on Sunday at Woodbourne House and presented a cheque to help get the charity on the road

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Doing our bit

1 years ago

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Who is likely chap? I hear you all asking, well if you pop along the King Williams Lodge on Friday ( yes tomorrow) then you can find out. I am sure its not to late to attend the meeting ( might be too late for food). ... See MoreSee Less

Who is likely chap? I hear you all asking, well if you pop along the King Williams Lodge on Friday ( yes tomorrow) then you can find out. I am sure its not to late to attend the meeting ( might be too late for food).

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Interesting evening Charlton Krentz how will u follow up

Never too late to attend and should be interesting! He is a fascinating character! But yes, tad late to book for a meal!

1 years ago

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We are famous... our book has been reviewed by Freemasonry Today magazine, its a nice review and puts us on the map, but, I'm not sure the legal secretary that proof read it for us will be impressed (hahaha). ... See MoreSee Less

We are famous... our book has been reviewed by Freemasonry Today magazine, its a nice review and puts us on the map, but, Im not sure the legal secretary that proof read it for us will be impressed (hahaha).

1 years ago

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I've got my flares ready

1 years ago

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Here's a Tuesday morning teaser... Given to the IOM Museum a few months ago this jewel is a PM for a lodge in the Irish Constitution. Can find similar lodges, but, not this specific one. Over to you. ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a Tuesday morning teaser... Given to the IOM Museum a few months ago this jewel is a PM for a lodge in the Irish Constitution. Can find similar lodges, but, not this specific one. Over to you.

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Hi Charlton... good fun isn't it ? Finding something a little different and then following a trail that hopefully will lead you to an answer. There are loads of these little spider web pathways we have when dealing with some of the artifacts in our museum. Thanks for your time and research.

mason33.org/content/gran-logia-irlanda/GLN_pdf_Files/GLI_News_03_09.pdf From March 2009, on page 4 there are a few mentions of it regarding long and distinguished service of various brethren. Province of Antrim. That led me to this document mason33.org/content/gran-logia-irlanda/Pages_GL/Grand_Lodge_Minutes/december_2009.html which shows they had to return their warrant in December 2009. Shows they were in Belfast. This document www.irish-tokens.co.uk/masonic%20by%20number.htm#100 shows they met at Arthur Square. Sooo, I would suggest getting in touch with Freemason’s Hall, Arthur Square for more info. 🙂

The only one I can find is in Texas. www.facebook.com/starr118

1 years ago

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What a great week.. we had an audience of over 60 at the talk on Prostrate Cancer by our Lead Consultant Urologist. Fantastic support and a great message to send out to all. We can't of course not mention Harry Owens who is out in Burundi to teach the farmers how to cultivate and look after Bees which in turn could increase their income.. well done Harry. The photo is Harry on-site, doing what he does best ... See MoreSee Less

What a great week.. we had an audience of over 60 at the talk on Prostrate Cancer by our Lead Consultant Urologist. Fantastic support and a great message to send out to all. We cant of course not mention Harry Owens who is out in Burundi to teach the farmers how to cultivate and look after Bees which in turn could increase their income.. well done Harry. The photo is Harry on-site, doing what he does best

1 years ago

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It is fast approaching. The Lodge of Installed Masters are hosting an awareness event for our members. Peter Duffy Lead Consultant Urologist will be speaking to us about Prostrate Cancer and mens health on the 22nd February @7.30pm at FMH Peel. All members are welcome to attend contact the secretary ASAP to confirm your attendance and/or meal afterward. ... See MoreSee Less

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It is now confirmed .. the Lodge of Installed Masters are hosting (the 1st of many ?? )an awareness event for our members. The first is a joint UGLE and Prostrate Cancer awareness drive. Peter Duffy Lead Consultant Urologist will be speaking to us on the 22nd February @7.30pm held in FMH Peel. All members are welcome to attend contact the secretary to confirm your attendance and/or mea; afterwards ... See MoreSee Less

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Good to hear Keith and a great example of being aware of symptoms. Glad to hear your checks are all good

Do attend if you can. I was diagnosed with Bladder Cancer in July 2016 after seeing blood in my pee and seeing my doctor about it. Fortunately he passed me on to the local Urology unit at Leigh Infirmary who saw me treated in August/October with 2 TURBT Procedures and with 6 weekly sessions of BCG immunotherapy in Nov/Dec 2016. A biopsy in January 2017 showed a benign situation. I am now on maintenance treatment with 6 monthly checks. I had one yesterday which was ok!

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A major initiative instigated by Isle of Man Freemasons ! We are supporting the national drive for awareness and education in Prostrate Cancer. This affects men of all ages with awareness and early detection critical. To this end the Lodge of Installed Masters are inviting ALL Isle of Man Freemasons to an evening with the Islands leading Urologist .. Mr Peter Duffy.. Stick this date in your diary 22nd Feb @7.30pm FMH, Peel.. more to follow !! ... See MoreSee Less

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United Grand Lodge of EnglandBorn #OnThisDay in 1756 was Freemason and supremely gifted Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 🎹

Freemasonry was very important to Mozart. His opera The Magic Flute in particular is noted for its masonic elements, even including a musical reference to the three knocks of a candidate at the lodge’s door... 🚪

Mozart was initiated on 14 December 1784 into Zur Wohltätigkeit (“Benevolence”) lodge in Vienna.
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Great night at Woodbourne House, how lucky we as Freemasons are to have such an impressive building and impressive hospitality team running it for us. Food and service was its usual superb standard. Our PGM was on brilliant form as he proposed the main toast to "the immortal memory of Robert Burns" and Bill the toast to the "Lassies". ... See MoreSee Less

Great night at Woodbourne House, how lucky we as Freemasons are to have such an impressive building and impressive hospitality team running it for us. Food and service was its usual superb standard. Our PGM was on brilliant form as he proposed the main toast to the immortal memory of Robert Burns and Bill the toast to the Lassies.

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It was a great evening and a wonderful way for local Masons to support the Hospice and Care in the Home charities. The PGM's toast to the Baird was full of fascinating detail about Robbie while the toast to the ladies (a favourite group of Burns') was superbly executed by Bill. People may not realise what a great Freemason Robbie Burns was. Who knows to what heights he might have risen had his life not been so short. Is there for honest Poverty That hings his head, an' a' that; The coward slave-we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, an' a' that. Our toils obscure an' a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a' that. From: A Man’s A Man For A’ That by Robbie Burns

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Getting ready to celebrate one of our many Masonic greats. Rabbie Burns born on 25th Jan 1759. He was a fantastic mason extolling all the virtues that Freemasons live by. Many many famous poems, but, if you are a Freemason then " A man's a man for "a" that" is a good read. Tomorrow night Woodbourne House the home of Manx Freemasonry will host a charity Burns night and have a hearty drink to our brethren. ... See MoreSee Less

Getting ready to celebrate one of our many Masonic greats. Rabbie Burns born on 25th  Jan 1759. He was a fantastic  mason extolling all the virtues that Freemasons live by. Many many famous poems, but, if you are a Freemason then  A mans a man for a  that is a good read. Tomorrow night Woodbourne House the home of Manx Freemasonry will host a charity Burns night and have a hearty drink to our brethren.

1 years ago

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Our book " Inside the Archives of Isle of Man Freemasonry" is still available.. email - jabrownmuseum@manx.net .. for your copy and it will be delivered. All profit supporting local charities and the preservation of our archives. ... See MoreSee Less

Our book  Inside the Archives of Isle of Man Freemasonry is still available.. email - jabrownmuseum@manx.net .. for your copy and it will be delivered. All profit supporting local charities and the preservation of our archives.

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I am coming to the island in April and would love to stop by and pick up a copy

1 years ago

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Our halls are more than just places we meet..here is a training session being undertaken in the Masonic Hall in Peel. Great for business meetings, conferences and training venues.. It all helps keep our halls alive ... See MoreSee Less

Our halls are more than just places we meet..here is a training session being undertaken in the Masonic Hall in Peel. Great for business meetings, conferences and training venues.. It all helps keep our halls alive

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How others see us; from the Isle of Man Flute Ensemble who played at the Athole Lodge cruise night on Saturday:-
"We had a ball last night playing at a cruise-themed dinner! The audience politely giggled when we played My Heart Will Go On from Titanic and they sang along with gusto to Teddy Bears’ Picnic 🤓🎶💕" #flutechoir #flute #lowflutes #isleofman #iom
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How others see us; from the Isle of Man Flute Ensemble who played at the Athole Lodge cruise night on Saturday:-
We had a ball last night playing at a cruise-themed dinner! The audience politely giggled when we played My Heart Will Go On from Titanic and they sang along with gusto to Teddy Bears’ Picnic 🤓🎶💕  #flutechoir #flute #lowflutes #isleofman #iom

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My thanks to the Flute Ensemble which includes as a player my wife Liz Charter, and Noble Caledonia, The Small Ship Company, who sponsored the Captain's drinks reception and whose Fleet Director, Master Mariner Mike Deegan, was guest speaker. Thanks also to PGM Keith Dalrymple and Hillary, DPGM Roger Southern and Amyanne, PGS Jeff Campbell and Margaret for adding lustre to our occasion. I am grateful to everyone who attended and hope that you all had an enjoyable evening. My thanks to Colin Thompson for behind the scenes organisation, Des Clauge for designing the fliers, Steve Moore and others from the lodge for their help on the night. The event was held at Woodbourne House Freemasons Hall, Douglas, whose staff, led by David Upton-Jones, provided excellent service in the preparation for and execution of the event. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company loaned life-jackets for the lifeboat drill which happily were not needed in earnest.

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Well that was Christmas and New year and the Isle of Man Province hope you had a carefree and peaceful time. It didn't stop for our Teddies though, the latest recruits in our continuing support of our community and Hospitals were dispatched on New Years Eve.. So, we say goodbye to another batch of Teddies who are finding their way to the North of the Island, and we hope they bring joy and love to those that receive them. ... See MoreSee Less

Well that was Christmas and New year and the Isle of Man Province hope you had a carefree and peaceful time. It didnt stop for our Teddies though, the latest recruits in our continuing support of our community and Hospitals were dispatched on New Years Eve.. So, we say goodbye to another batch of Teddies who are finding their way to the North of the Island, and we hope they bring joy and love to those that receive them.

1 years ago

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As we close our lodge doors for a couple of weeks and begin to enjoy the seasons festivities. Please remember there may be someone in your lodge that is on their own, or is having a difficult time. It is possibly the worst time of year for feeling lonely, so, if you think you know someone, give them a call/text or pop in just to say "hi". ... See MoreSee Less

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A quick trip up to the Isle of Man Hospice to show the continued commitment that our Province has for our Hospice. It was part of the charitable giving across the wider Masonic family, as over 600 Hospices received a grant from MCF. Seen in the photo are Laurie & Del our Provincial Almoner and Charity Steward. Many Mince Pies were eaten and we thank Hospice for their very kind invite. ... See MoreSee Less

A quick trip up to the Isle of Man Hospice to show the continued commitment that our Province has for our Hospice. It was part of the charitable giving across the wider Masonic family, as over 600 Hospices received a grant from MCF. Seen in the photo are Laurie & Del our Provincial Almoner and Charity Steward. Many Mince Pies were eaten and we thank Hospice for their very kind invite.

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Freemasonry Today“Imagine lodges being visible in the community – volunteering to help with what matters to them – and being regarded as an outward expression of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth.”

The Grand Secretary Dr David Staples outlines the bold progress made since his appointment – including United Grand Lodge of England being awarded a prestigious Investors in People accreditation – as well as big plans for the future of the Craft → bit.ly/2C3zqjE
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Thought I would share a little history with you today as one of our lodges celebrates 150 years of existence. Tynwald Lodge based in Douglas was formed in 1868, originally meeting in St James Hall, Athol Street. We have a few pieces in our museum relating to Tynwald but the 2 pictures here are; summons for a significant meeting to celebrate 60 years of J.A Brown in Freemasonry held under the banner of the lodge,(you will note other lodges were in attendance), and the 100 years celebration summons in 1968. Another small fact; There is a Tynwald Lodge in Australia, formed by masons with a connection to the Island formed in 1918. ... See MoreSee Less

Thought I would share a little history with you today as one of our lodges celebrates 150 years of existence. Tynwald Lodge based in Douglas was formed in 1868, originally meeting in St James Hall, Athol Street. We have a few pieces in our museum relating to Tynwald but the 2 pictures here are; summons for a significant meeting to celebrate 60 years of J.A Brown in Freemasonry held under the banner of the lodge,(you will note other lodges were in attendance), and the 100 years celebration summons in 1968. Another small fact; There is a Tynwald Lodge in Australia, formed by masons with a connection to the Island formed in 1918.

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Looking for the ultimate pressie this Christmas for the mason that has everything? No, can't find anything? You have now for the tiny sum of £15 you can have a copy of our book "Inside the archives of Isle of Man Freemasonry". It's our history and archives, all the stories with great detailed photos. All profit is going to the museum refurbishment, Help for Heroes and our Provincial drive for a fully life long funded Blind Dog ... See MoreSee Less

Looking for the ultimate pressie this Christmas for the mason that has everything? No, cant find anything? You have now for the tiny sum of £15 you can have a copy of our book Inside the archives of Isle of Man Freemasonry. Its our history and archives, all the stories with great detailed photos. All profit is going to the museum refurbishment, Help for Heroes and our Provincial drive for a fully life long funded Blind Dog

1 years ago

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Big Ted getting ready for the Christmas festivities and reminding everyone that our island TLC campaign is still out there.. watch out for a him in January when we will be out and about reminding everyone about how this campaign reaches the very heart of our community ... See MoreSee Less

Big Ted getting ready for the Christmas festivities and reminding everyone that our island TLC campaign is still out there.. watch out for a him in January when we will be out and about reminding everyone about how this campaign reaches the very heart of our community

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It was a bit "nippy" but we still managed to brave it for the 1st Santa motorcycle run on the Island. Spotted a few members of the Tourist Trophy Lodge among the 100's of Island bikers showing support in our community for Rebecca House. ... See MoreSee Less

It was a bit nippy but we still managed to brave it for the 1st Santa motorcycle run on the Island. Spotted a few members of the Tourist Trophy Lodge among the 100s of Island bikers showing support in our community for Rebecca House.

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The Province has been a substantial donor to Rebecca House. Isle of Man Masons should be proud.

Well done folks

A great display. Shame it had to rain.

2 years ago

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Fund raising night with music and laughter at Masonic Hall Ramsey

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LifelitesWe were delighted to welcome some very special guests to London last week. Pictured below is Keith Dalrymple from Provincial Grand Lodge of the Isle of Man and his team who arrived in true Isle of Man fashion escorted by members of the Iceni Chapter WSMBA on their motorbikes.

He brought a donation of over £6,000 which will go to supporting the Lifelites project for the children and young people at Rebecca House Children's Hospice on the Isle of Man.
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A little Island hitting big again, well done

2 years ago

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The Barbican Lodge featured on last year's Masonic stamps issue. The Master of the year was expecting "a man from PGL to say some platitudes but said that on looking back over last night… he cannot thank us all enough for making [it] such a memorable occasion".This coin was presented to our Worshipful Master at our most recent meeting. It was minted to mark 300 years since the founding of the United Grand Lodge of England.
This stunning medallion was minted especially for Grand Lodge for the Tercentenary Year and only three hundred were struck.
It bears the Tercentenary logo on one side and on the other, the square and compasses, superimposed over the star boss from the ceiling of Grand Lodge in London.
Any Manxmen with sharp eyes should look at the axle of the compass.
The coin bears the legend:
“FREEMASONRY IS A SYSTEM OF MORALITY, VEILED IN ALLEGORY, ENCOMPASSING THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES IN MAKING GOOD MEN BETTER”
And on the other side the words “FRATERNITY, CHARITY, INTEGRITY”.
Symbolic of giving, brotherhood and honesty, it is the culmination of the official Tercentenary Collection from the Isle of Man Post Office and as a Lodge we are immensely proud to have been involved in its creation.
More information at www.iompost.com/freemasons
#freemasonry #freemason #tercentenary #lodge #isleofman #iompost #coin #collectible
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The Barbican Lodge featured on last years Masonic stamps issue. The Master of the year was expecting a man from PGL to say some platitudes but said that on looking back over last night… he cannot thank us all enough for making [it] such a memorable occasion.

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Bro. Jim Hunter was one of the participants in this humanitarian trip to the Syrian border. Brave blokes!

Granada Reports: Isle of Man
Thanks to Jim and Ronnie for speaking to me for Granada Reports yesterday about their trip to the Syrian border to help refugee charities there, along with their friend Ian who lives in Scotland - huge well done guys.
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Interested in Joining?

You can view and download a booklet in the Becoming a Mason section, which contains a fascinating insight into Freemasonry. Undergraduates, and other university members, should also view the section on the Universities Scheme.

You can send an email to express your interest in joining by heading to our Contact Page and clicking “Interested in Joining”. We will get back to you quickly to discuss with you the process of becoming a Freemason.

What it means to be a Freemason

So, what do you know about Freemasonry? Click here to find out more about what it means to be a Freemason today.

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R.W.Bro. R.K. Dalrymple

Provincial Grand Master for the Isle of Man

Failt Erriu, Welcome from the Provincial Grand Master.

Freemasonry world-wide has a proud and colourful history dating back many centuries.

Here, in our lovely island home, Freemasonry has reflected our diverse cultural heritage and status as a semi-autonomous Crown Dependency. Situated centrally in the Irish Sea, almost equidistant from the four ‘Home Nations’ yet not part of the United Kingdom, our Provincial Grand Lodge has operated since 1886 under the auspices of the United Grand Lodge of England, prior to which we had lodges warranted variously by the Scottish and Irish Constitutions.

Our 19 Craft Lodges and six Royal Arch Chapters continue to attract members from all aspects of Manx life: the professions being represented, retail and manufacturing industries; the clergy and civil service, alongside men from the construction trades. We have bricklayers, carpenters and plumbers who maintain links with operative stone-masons, the ancient forebears of Freemasonry.

I am privileged to be the 13th Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master following a distinguished succession which started with Sir John Senhouse Goldie-Taubman, Speaker of the House of Keys. They include Lieutenant Governors, several Deemsters (the Isle of Man’s High Court Judges) and an Archdeacon. They are a humbling yet inspiring challenge for this mere Chartered Surveyor but I can claim an association with operative masonry!

Conscious that we are in and of our community, which has evolved and changed dramatically over recent years, we are actively cementing our established relationships with all sectors of the island, particularly those in which we have a common interest: contributing to the well-being of individuals and wider society in which we live.

Should your interest be in gaining further knowledge of Freemasonry prior to seeking membership or merely to have more information about us, our history, principles and activities, kindly use the links for insights to one of the world’s oldest fraternal organisations.

For visiting Freemasons wishing to attend one of our Lodges or the many other Masonic orders active on the Isle of Man, the appropriate contacts are listed. You are assured of a warm Manx welcome in the best traditions of true fellowship.

Lhiuish dy firinagh

Keith Dalrymple