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Welcome to De Moulham Lodge

We are one of the forty nine lodges which make up the Province of Dorset. We meet in Swanage, just one of the seventeen meeting venues across the county.

Swanage Masonic Hall
BH19 2AF

We warmly welcome anyone interested in finding out more about Freemasonry and visiting Brethren from other lodges.
The Isle of Purbeck is an area of outstanding beauty and we often have Brethren attending our meetings whilst on holiday or visiting their second homes or caravans.
Feel free to join us.

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Bro Lee Wrake 

Bro Lee Wrake was Initiated into DeMoulham Lodge in 1976 he did not progress but was a regular attender until he resigned for personal reasons in 2007.

Lee was one of the last D-Day Veterans, he joined the RAF aged 19 years. Sgt Lee Wrake landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy on the 6th June 1944. After saving a man who had been hit in the stomach, he himself was hit in the chest by shrapnel, but survived. more...

Dorset Sportsmen's Lodge at Swanage. 

The Brethren of DeMoulham Lodge were pleased to support Dorset Sportsmen's Lodge when they held their regular Meeting at Swanage Masonic Hall.

The Class of Improvement, laid up the tables in preparation for the Festive Board.
Lodge Members ran the Bar, and 8 of the 16 visitors were Members of DeMoulham Lodge.

The Sportsmen's Lodge Secretary gave the Toast to the Visitors, who all enjoyed the hospitality on this excellent evening. more...

Lodge Meetings December 2018 

The Dorset Sportsmen's Lodge No 9942 will be holding their next regular Meeting at our Swanage Masonic Hall, on Tuesday 4th December 2018, at 6-30pm.They will be working a 2nd Degree, it's going to be a good night.

At our next regular Meeting on Monday 17th December 2018, the PGM will be attending and presenting our GO Herbie with his 60 year, service to Freemasonry Certificate. Come and support Herbie and your Lodge on this special night. more...

Christmas Sunday Lunch 25/11/2018 

Brethren and their wives, partners, friends and guests enjoyed an excellent Traditional Christmas meal with musical entertainment, dancing and singing in the Masonic Hall dining room. Our grateful thanks to Derek and Robert for the organisation and Peter and John for running the Bar.
The Raffle raised nearly £300.00 for the local Dementia Society to help with their work. more...

Lodge Meeting 19th November 2018 

Another most enjoyable meeting last night. It was good to meet old friends and make new ones. An interesting historical talk was given by our Guest speaker, it's a pity DB was unable to be there, but it's good news he is home.

Our VO informed us it will be his last official visit, he will be missed by all.

Next month December 2018, Bro Peter will receive his 50 years Certificate and WBro Herbie will receive his 60 years Certificate, further details to follow. more...

Lodge Meeting 19th November 2018 

It's going to be a good night on Monday.

We are having a talk on DeMoulham Lodge's historical connection with the Lodge of Amity No 137 at Poole, to be given by a Guest Speaker.

A Prospective Candidate will be proposed and seconded.

We also have a larger number of Guests/ Visitors than usual, joining us.

Other News: more...

Lodge Meeting 15th October 2018 

An excellent meeting last night Bro.Ollie completed his Raising Ceremony the climax of which was receiving the Walking Charge, a lovely piece of Ritual that was enjoyed by all.

A most enjoyable Festive Board afterwards, sent everyone home in good spirits.

We are unable to read the minutes of 100 years ago as the 1918 Minute Book appears to be missing. more...

Central Heating 

The new Central Heating System is now installed in the Lodge Room.

No more cold Meetings, it's going to be warm and cosy tonight and throughout the Winter.

Other improvements still ongoing, it just gets better and better. Congratulations to the refurbishment organising team,for a job well done.

Don't forget to book in for the Christmas Sunday Lunch on November 25th 2018, Derek the ADC is taking bookings. This popular event soon gets booked up. more...

Lodge Meeting 15th October 2018 

The October Meeting will be a completion of Ollie's Master Mason's Degree, with the 3rd Degree Working Tools presented for the first time, by one of our younger members.

After which Ollie will receive, and all the Brethren are sure to enjoy a presentation of the Walking Charge by one of our Senior Members.

Followed by full closings in all three Degrees. more...

Lodge Meeting 17th September 2018 

The Members and Visitors were amazed at the amount of work that had been carried out during the Summer break. Decorated throughout, new Gents and Ladies/Disabled Toilets, new carpet etc. etc.. Our grateful thanks to Derek Evans and his team for overseeing the work.

The new facilities were enjoyed by all, and so was the excellent meal presented by our new Caterers after our 3rd Degree Ceremony upstairs. Congratulations Ollie on becoming a MM. more...

DC and WMs Meeting 

The WM and DC are attending the WM and DCs Meeting tonight at Portland Masonic Hall. sure to be an interesting and enjoyable warm evening, but no Football more...

WMs Charity 2018-2019 

Our new WMs chosen charity this year is the NCI : National Coastwatch Institute, local branch at Peveril Point, Swanage.

This voluntary organisation helps keep all those that go on, in, or near the sea safe.

The Raffle at the Installation Meeting raised £270.00 for this worthwhile charity, an excellent start. more...

Installation June 18th 2018 

Our IM Martin performed an excellent Ceremony installing our new WM John into the Chair of King Solomon, last night

It was a most enjoyable evening with lots of lovely visitors and guests from far and wide.

We witnessed a few differences to the norm, which made it all the more interesting and could become a tradition in the Lodge.

At the Festive Board WM John was overcome with emotion, when all the Brethren raised a glass to him after the Master's Song. more...



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