Ilkeston Masonic Hall
The Home of Freemasonry in Ilkeston

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Become A Freemason

Am I eligible?

Freemasonry is open to men who are over the age of 21, it is open to men regardless of ethnic group, political views, economic standing or religion however he is expected to have a belief in a “supreme being” and a faith. In the UK there are 55 University Lodges which are open to students over the age of 18, the closest Lodge within the University Scheme is Hartington Lodge, No. 1085.

United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) oversees lodges in England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, whilst Scotland and Ireland have their own Grand Lodges.

Ilkeston Masonic Hall is within the Province of Derbyshire, find our more about the Derbyshire Freemasons on the Derbyshire Provincial website here –

How do I join?

The first step in joining is finding a “Craft Lodge”, we have two which meet at Ilkeston, Rutland Lodge 1179 and The Derbyshire Motorcycle Lodge 9950.

There are two main ways to become a Freemason here in Ilkeston, firstly to speak with a current member of the Team here at Ilkeston Masonic Hall and express an interest, he will then discuss your application internally with the members of the various lodges.

Secondly, complete the form below which will be sent directly to the team here at Ilkeston Masonic Hall.

Send An Enquiry

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Offical ‘What’s It All About’ Leaflet from UGLE


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