Bank Terrace with King Oswald Lodge No.462
The Lodge Membership in 2023, with the RW Provincial Grand Master Robert Ian Frankl & Assistant Provncial Grand Master (Right) Peter Hegarty
Where we meet
Accrington Masonic Hall is located on Adelaide Street just on the edge of Accrington Town Centre. Freemasonry has been present in Accrington since the early 1800's but we took residence in our current premises in 1921.
Prior to this, Bank Terrace Lodge met at the Hargreaves Arms (now the Grants) adjacent to the Hall. King Oswald Lodge met at several locations in Oswaldtwistle, with the main Hall location being on Albert Street in Oswaldtwistle before moving to Accrington.
The Hall is home to three Lodges (a Lodge is actually a group of Members not the building). In addition to our Lodge, The Lodge of Remembrance No.3787 and Rhyddings Lodge No.5205 meet here. Two other Royal Arch Chapters and other additional Masonic Orders also meet here.
The Hall itself is a large, multi use venue with in house catering, that is also available for Weddings, celebrations and Community group use. Please visit www.adelaidesuite.co.uk
Accrington Masonic Hall, Adelaide St, Accrington, BB5 2AW
Thinking of becoming a Mason?
Take a quick look at this video from the United Grand Lodge of England to give you an overview of Freemasonry
Becoming a Freemason is like going on a journey: from joining as an Entered Apprentice, it typically takes 1 to 2 years to become a Master Mason, with the three stages, each marked with a special Ceremony.
Joining is a chance to become part of something much bigger and to make a difference not only to our own lives, but also to the lives of Non masons too.
Freemasonry heavily relies on symbolism, using these as reference points to moralise upon.
Any man over the age of 21 may join. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, sexuality or economic standing, although a belief in a 'Supreme Being' in a pre-requisite for membership. Students over 18 yrs of age may join one of the Provinces University Scheme Lodges.
Charity is also a huge part of what we do, whether that is raising funds or supporting local causes with our time, Freemasonry aims to make a positive impact in our communities.
We are a socially active Lodge, with numerous family inclusive events across the year to be a part of and enjoy.