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    THE FIRST EPISODE OF THE FORTHCOMING SKY 1 DOCUMENTARY SERIES ‘INSIDE THE FREEMASONS’ WILL AIR ON THE 17TH APRIL AT 8PM Emporium Productions, who were commissioned by Sky to produce the series, have this to say on their website: ‘Welcome to one of the oldest social networking organisations in the world; a fraternal order that […]

  • Welcome to Lewis

    St. Helens Lodge 4121 initiated a new candidate recently, Lewis Yates Cassidy, being the newest member of the Lodge. Lewis was initiated by the Graham E. Williams and Vice Chairman of the Group, assisted by the Officers of the Lodge in a truly first class manner. The charge was delivered in exemplary fashion by Cyril […]

  • Whisky Tasting Evening

    The Amber Nectar Flows for St Helens and Prescot St Helens and Prescot Group held their annual Whisky Tasting Evening at St Helens Masonic Hall and declared it a great success. The members and their guests were treated to a total of six very different Scotch Whiskies by the organisers David Rigby and David Burgess, […]

  • New member for Prescot Lodge

    Prescot Lodge initiated the first of two candidates recently, Brian Treanor being the latest member of the Lodge. Brian was initiated by George Flinn assisted by his officers in a first class manner and the charge was delivered by Roy Bibby, the senior member of the Lodge. Although appearing a little overawed at first Brian […]


    THE TIMELINE PAGEANT PRESENTED BY A TEAM FROM St HELENS & PRESCOT GROUP The pageant takes the form of a “Timeline” in the evolution of the United Grand Lodge of England and covers the often turbulent period between 1646 and 1813. In it, well known characters make an appearance in period costume and tell their story, often revealing […]


    I am grateful to John Whalley for providing the following report and pictures of the first Installation in the Group this season. W.Bro John Brownlow was installed into the chair of Dominion Lodge in a superb ceremony conducted by the Immediate Past and Installing Master Bro. Scott Alexander McMillan. The Brethren were afforded the honour […]

  • London trip

    Members of the St Helens and Prescot Group, their partners and guests enjoyed a weekend in London recently. Leaving early on Friday morning in one of Ogden’s luxury coaches, the trippers enjoyed a leisurely drive to the Capital with breakfast on the coach being served by some of the ladies. They were then treated to a sing […]

  • Local history

    Once again the St Helens Masons are providing the opportunity as part of the Heritage open days for the public to see and find out what happens behind the normally closed doors of the Masonic hall. Visitors both masons and non-Masons will be given a tour whilst learning the history of the Victorian building, the […]

  • Our new website

    Following the launch of our new website, I would like to take this opportunity to ask all the brethren and companions in the group to visit the website on a regular basis. You will be able to find out about what is happening in the group, be it an ordinary meeting, a special meeting or […]