We believe in an ethical approach to life, our values are based on integrity, kindness, honesty and fairness.
Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount however, Freemasonry also teaches and practises concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need.

What’s Freemasonry all about

‘What’s it all about’ is a video made by UGLE and is now on YouTube. It has been commissioned to give non-Masons an insight into what being a Freemason is all about. Watch the trailer here…

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DPrGM’s diary

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.” I’m sure you will recognise the…

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WLFC donate £20,000 to support KIND’s summer residentials

At last year’s West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity annual general meeting, Stephen Yip, the founder and CEO of KIND children’s charity gave a brief talk on the work of the charity. In his talk Stephen said…

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Recent announcements


The Provincisal Grand Secretary has announced that the Deputy Provincial Grand Master in Charge has appointed WBro Kevin Poynton, as an….

Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research thanks to a grant from the MSF

This is a significant breakthrough in dementia research as it enables scientists to test potential new treatments on people with the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease…..

2014 Prestonian Lecture

The official delivery of the 2014 Prestonian Lecture will be given at Egerton Worsley Lodge which meets in Eccles on Wednesday 29 October, 2014….

Freemasons donate nearly £1million to UK Charities

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has just approved its first grants of 2014 totalling £842,500. Ranging from £10,000 to….

News from around the Province

£4,000 for the North West Air Ambulance Charity

John said that this was a really worthwhile charity that would put the donation to good use and he was….

Why I joined Freemasonry – Michael Lewis Threlfall

Michael is 22 years old and is a sales consultant. He is also taking a business degree in his …..

A hot night at the 15th WLFC Festival’

John Smith thanked Peter Hosker for all his work in the seven years he has been President of the charity….

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Blackpool and South Fylde go bowling

A damp and wet start did not deter the hardy bowlers when the Blackpool and South Fylde Masonic bowling final….

Glorious meat feast

The highlight of the summer season, on what turned out to be a most pleasantly sunny and warm day….

Summer of sporting achievement

This summer we have all been spoiled for choice by what sport to watch, with the World Cup in Brazil, Tour de….

Swinton Charitable Trust Limited donates £8,250 to local charities

The amount raised since the registration of the Trust in 1993 has realized a grand total of £216,910…..

Academia wows Ormskirk ladies group

The University’s commitment to sustainability has been recognised with a string of green awards and as part of this….

Sunshine for the annual Hope Ladies committee garden party

The event raised a total of £1,020.50 of which the proceeds will be distributed to a number of…..

Great weather and great results

On the day over 10 members of the public asked for more information about joining Freemasonry…..

Members of the Lodge of Harmony go bowling

Before everyone departed Alan thanked everyone for attending and announced that the raffle raised over £130….

26 West Lancs Masons visit Stewart’s mother lodge

The ceremony was a double initiation, the two candidates Rohit Shukla and Darren Hill, in a few months time, will also….