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Masonic Charitable Foundation – £100 Million Awarded

The Masonic Charitable Foundation are thrilled to announce that over £100 million has been awarded in grants since being established…

TLC Appeal – Three Millionth Bear Presented to A&E Staff

The Masonic Charitable Foundation couldn’t be more proud to support this national scheme, led locally by Freemasons across England and…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Online Talks * (Book Now) *

A new spring season of Online talks for 2021. As always, these talks will be in the evening and completely…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

    To celebrate The Duke of Edinburgh’s over six decades of Freemasonry and his dedication to charity, we will be making a…

TLC Appeal – Newly Designed Teddies Ready To Go

The newly-designed TLC teddies, which feature a heart-shaped nose, are on their way to provide comfort to distressed and poorly…

Museum of Freemasonry – Online Talk With Auctioneer Philip Serrell

With over 30 years of auctioneering to his name, you may know Philip Serrell for his successful career in the antiques trade.…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 8

  Better Lives Issue 8 – The Care Issue – now available to read online.     

Museum of Freemasonry – Online Talk

Freemasons have been making decorative badges they call ‘jewels’ for centuries. They are proudly worn in many of the portrait…

Nomads Rugby Lodge (Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire)

A number of brethren have expressed interest in forming a new Lodge for those interested in Rugby, for players, ex-players,…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Support for Mental Health

Mental health support service for Freemasons and their family members – run by an independent team of counsellors and therapists…

Derbyshire Circle Edition 2 (Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire)

    Keep up to date with the latest news in and around the Derbyshire area. The second edition of…

Museum of Freemasonry – Free Colouring Book

Bring out your inner artist! If you are stuck at home with the kids, or just looking for a little…

Museum of Freemasonry – Online Talk

Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the United States of America’s Founding Fathers and signatory of the Constitution.…

2020 Photography Competiton (Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire)

Starting in June and running for the next 12 months the Provincial Photography Competition is open for you to submit…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – How Freemasonry is Having an Impact in the Local Area

  Freemasony – Supporting the local community through COVID-19       

Derbyshire Circle Edition 1 (Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire)

  Keep up to date with the latest news in and around the Derbyshire area. The first edition of the…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Special Edition 2020

    Better Lives Special Edition – Spring/Summer 2020 – now available to read online.     During the coronavirus pandemic the…

Self Isolation – Useful Posters for Your Window/Door

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire has provided some posters during this time of isolation which may be useful  They…

Foundation Derbyshire – Dates for your Diary

Dates for the Diary  The Foundation Derbyshire Grants Team will be at the following venues over the next few months…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Making A Will

Are you part of the 60% without a will? When it comes to writing or updating your will, it can…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Freemasons Support Australian Bushfire Crisis

We have donated AUS $150,000 to help people affected by the catastrophic and ongoing Australian bushfires. This donation will be awarded…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Derbyshire Flood Relief Fund Update

  Following the recent flooding in parts of Derbyshire and Derby City, Foundation Derbyshire is making financial grants to households,…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Yorkshire Floods

    South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal £15,000 is being donated to South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s…

S40 / S41 Local – Chesterfield Freemasons

Chesterfield Freemasons have recently been featured in an article in the S41 Local Magazine – for those of you who…

The Bluebirds ** BOOK NOW **

The Bluebirds ** UPDATE **

… will be winging their way into Scarsdale Lodge on NOVEMBER 2ND 2019  

The Bluebirds Return To Scarsdale

Spectacular girl trio “The Bluebirds” are returning to Scarsdale Lodge. A close harmony trio passionate about keeping the vintage sound alive.…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 6

    Better Lives Issue 6 – Spring/Summer 2019 – now available to read online.     In the latest issue of…

Scarsdale 681 Donation to Chesterfield Foodbank

On 23 May 2019, W.Bro Steven Jones (Assistant Grand Master – pictured right) and Thomson Jarvis (Scarsdale 681 Charity Steward…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 5

    Better Lives Issue 5 – Autumn/Winter 2018 – now available to read online.     In the latest issue of…

SOVA Cheque Presentation

As part of the Masonic Hall Open Days (Fri – Sun 19-21st Oct 2018), Stephen Jones (The Assistant Grand Master…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Tackling Loneliness in Later Life

The Masonic Charitable Foundation are excited to announce a £1 million partnership with Age UK which will provide local support…

Foundation Derbyshire – Home Needed

Three unique organisations (two funded through Foundation Derbyshire) are urgently seeking a new home. TOGS Clothing Bank, Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity…

Foundation Derbyshire – Funding from Foundation Derbyshire

Any community, voluntary group or charity working in Derby or Derbyshire can apply to Foundation Derbyshire for a grant. You can…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Guatemala Volcano Victims Receive £25,000

The Masonic Charitable Foundation has donated £25,000 to Plan International UK to help support 30,000 people whose lives have been…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 4

    Better Lives Issue 4 – Summer 2018 – now available to read online.     Inside Better Lives • Read…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – New Funds & Funding Events

An Opportunity from Rolls-Royce   Did you know that Rolls-Royce teams support community organisations, schools and charities with community projects?…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – National Conversation Week

Loneliness has become a huge issue in the UK, affecting millions of people from all walks of life.  Being lonely…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – **LATEST NEWS**

    TalentAid applications closing soon The TalentAid scheme helps to nurture exceptional talent by supporting the children and grandchildren…

TLC Appeal – Chesterfield Freemasons Donate Their 50,000th Teddy Bear

An appeal, aimed at reducing the anxiety for children visiting Emergency Departments, has just delivered a landmark teddy bear to…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Making An Impact

      The MCF was established for Freemasons, for their families and for the wider community; for the big…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 3

      Better Lives Issue 3 now available to read online.        

Foundation Derbyshire – New Funds & Funding Events

Foundation Derbyshire have some new funding opportunities to announce, courtesy of some of their partners.   They are helping several fellow…

The Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards – RESULTS ARE IN!

Once again, we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in the MCF Community…

Foundation Derbyshire – Visit Fairplay in Chesterfield

Foundation Derbyshire donors get to see the difference they make, on their own doorsteps – getting to chat to grant…

TLC Raffle Winners Announced

Winners of the fund raising raffle in aid of Tender Loving Care were invited along to the Masonic Hall on…

Masons At The Medieval Market

On Tuesday 25th July 2017, Brothers of Scarsdale Lodge 681 turned out at the Chesterfield Medieval Market to support and…

Scarsdale Supporting Chesterfield Children’s Football

Back in July 2017 we were contacted by a parent whose son is part of a local football team, as…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 2 (Summer Edition)

In our second issue, find out more about: • The application process explained by members of our team • The…

The Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards Vote is Now OPEN!

The public vote is open from Monday 12 June until 31 July. The results of the vote will be announced…

Royal British Legion – New Website Section

Scarsdale 681 is proud to announce their support for the Royal British Legion (nationwide and the Derbyshire area in which…

Masonic Charitiable Foundation Grant to the Children’s Trust

MCF Tercentenary Community Awards 2017 Three Hundred Charities, Three Million Pounds, Three Hundred Years of Freemasonry.   The 8 Charities…

Support for Manchester Bombing – Lancashire Masonic Charities

Following the tragic events in Manchester on 22 May 2017, the Province of East Lancashire has opened an appeal fund…

Foundation Derbyshire – Concert at Chatsworth with Foremarke Hall

This concert is a fantastic opportunity to take a peek at the private theatre of the Duke of Devonshire, listen…

Masonic Charitable Foundation Named As Top Supporter of Whizz Kids

Whizz-Kidz is a leading disabled children’s charity which transforms the lives of young wheelchair users by providing them with the…

Masonic Charitable Foundation Donates £100,000 to the East Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Across Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia, over 20 million people are on the brink of starvation. The Masonic Charitable…

Charitable Giving 2016

In 2016, Derbyshire Freemasons raised and donated £103,791 to good causes across the County of Derbyshire. In addition to this…

Masonic Classic Vehicle Club – Square Wheels

To showcase three hundred years of English Freemasonry (1717-2017), the Masonic Classic Vehicle Club is organising the Classic 300 –…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – £14.2 Million Provided In Support

THANKS TO GENEROUS DONATIONS, NEARLY 4,500 MEMBERS OF THE MASONIC COMMUNITY HAVE RECEIVED GRANTS TOTALLING £14.2 MILLION HOW IT BREAKS…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Better Lives Issue 1

Take a first look at issue 1 of ‘Better Lives’, a new magazine offering the latest news from the Masonic…

Foundation Derbyshire – Launching Brand New Fund This Week

We have a brand new fund launching this week, which we hope you’ll find of interest.  Plus some of our…

Alfreton Masonic Hall new dining hall officially open!

Alfreton Masonic Hall was pleased and proud to receive the RW PGM accompanied by the VW Deputy PGM, both Assistant…

Masonic Charitable Foundation Donates £50,000 to Red Cross

The Masonic Charitable Foundation has donated £50,000 to the Red Cross relief effort in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica and…

Team Derbyshire Freemasons – Raising Money for Movember

‘Movember’, the month formerly known as November, is a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises…

Macmillan Coffee Morning Update

Chesterfield, Dore and Sheffield Masons came together at Stanage Pole on 30th September 2016 to support the Macmillan Coffee Morning,…

Foundation Derbyshire

Foundation Derbyshire is the operating name for Derbyshire Community Foundation, an independent charity, building an endowment fund to provide vital…

Derbyshire Freemasons at Bakewell Show

For the first time in over ten years, Derbyshire Freemasonry will have a visual presence at the Bakewell Show between…

Bowlers Wanted – Derbyshire Province versus Nottinghamshire Province

A Lawn Bowls match has been organized at the behest of the Provincial Grand Masters of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. We…

An MBE for the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies’ wife, Mrs Gurmit Kuar

Congratulations go to Mrs Gurmit Kaur, the wife of W Bro. Ravi Sahnan, the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies, who…

Cycling for fun!

Special needs children enjoyed a sunny mornings cycling on Wednesday 8th June in Markeaton Park, Derby. Thanks to Cycle Derby…

W Bro. John Howarth, MBE

Brethren will wish to join in congratulating W Bro. John Howarth, PPrGSuptWks, a Past Master of Ecclesburne Lodge No. 2425,…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Proud to Support ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Finalist Jasmine Elcock

14 Year old Jasmine, the daughter of a London Freemason and a  beneficiary of the Masonic Charitable Foundation, received a…

Derbyshire Masonic Library – 25 Years After The Fire

The Provincial Library is mounting a small display in the temple corridor display case at Derby Masonic Hall,  to draw…

Hartington Claim the DKW Loving Cup

On Wednesday 27th April eight members of Hartington Lodge No.1085 (led by W Bro. Alan Cudworth) attended a meeting of…

A Visit To Rainbows Hospice

WBro Michael Whitt (Charity Steward of Harrington Lodge No: 5098) and the then WM WBro Philip Meynell visited Rainbows Hospice…

Mallender Lodge Offers Demonstrations of the “Lodge of Sorrows”

Mallender Lodge No. 8835 has recently developed a ritual for a “Lodge of Sorrows”, having drawn from a number of…

Devonshire Lodge Hand Over A Provincial Grand Charity Top-up Payment

High Peak Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS Support Chair Person Sheila Webster received £435 from Colin Richardson, Worshipful Master of Devonshire Lodge,…

Donation to Kings Mill from Morcar Lodge

Monies raised will go towards the purchase and installation of a television set in the Welcome Waiting Room of the…

Grand Rank 2016

Appointments to and Promotions in Grand Rank 2016 The Provincial Grand Master has announced the names of those members of…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – An Essential Guide

The Essential Guide tells you all about the work of the Masonic Charitable Foundation. Opening with a statement from the…

Building The Future

The Provincial Grand Charity has recently supported an application for assistance from the students at the Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy based…

Appointment of Provincial Membership Officer

The Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master, Steven Varley, has been pleased to appoint W Bro. Richard Johnson, ProvDGDC, to the…

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Counselling Careline

Counselling Careline provides immediate help from a qualified counsellor over the phone and can arrange up to six face-to-face counselling sessions…

Freemasons’ Grand Charitable Donations

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has donated grants totalling £666,500 to 17 charities. MAJOR GRANTS 11 charities have received grants totalling…

Charities’ Staff Merger

In preparation of the launch of the Masonic Charitable Foundation in April – our Almoner    (Bernard Eyre – pictured…