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The Ashley Lodge No. 6525

Welcome to our public page, meeting at the Amity Masonic Hall, on the last Friday of each month (except , July and August).

Commencing at 6.00 pm December to October and 4:00 pm in November.

Amity Masonic Hall
BH15 1NQ

We meet under the jurisdiction of the United Grand Lodge of England and the Provincial Grand Lodge of Dorset.

The Lodge warmly welcomes anyone interested in finding out more about Freemasonry and visiting Brethren from other lodges.

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January 2019 Regular Meeting 

Our January meeting fell on Burns night which gave the evening a Scottish flavour. This was an evening of firsts; first meeting of the year, a First Degree and the first ceremony for our new Worshipful Master and his team. All of whom performed their duties superbly and helped make it a special night for our new member, Bro Paul. more...

December 2018 Regular meeting - Christmas 

Friday 14th December

Our December meeting is traditionally Past Masters so this year our Past Secretary and stalwart of the Lodge, Viv Double, took the chair to conduct a 2nd degree ceremony for James Dunn. Assisted by the other Past Masters, Viv and his team performed superbly and our congratulations go to Jim for taking his next step in Freemasonry. more...

November Regular Meeting 2018 

On Friday 30th November Mike Wilson was installed as Master of the Ashley Lodge for the ensuing year. Michael was installed by his predecessor Peter Boyd in the presence of The Provincial Grand Master for Dorset RWBro Graham Glazier, his Provincial team and 65+ members and their guests from across the UK. At the end of the ceremony Michael appointed the officers who will assist him during his time as Master

Ladies Night 2018 

Sat 27TH October was our Ladies night at the Dudsbury Hotel, where 64 members, their partners and guests once again celebrated the contribution our Ladies and Partners make to our evenings and enjoyment of freemasonry.

Entertained by the musical talents of the Sodapops all those present had a thoroughly good time. The evening raised a further £350 for our W.M. chosen charity Spring and provided a fitting end his year. more...

October 2018 Regular Meeting 

Our October meeting was our Business meeting where amongst other officers Bro Michael Wilson, our current S.W. became Master Elect, having been so elected by those Members present. The floor was then handed over to RWBro. Harry Barnes Past Provincial Grand Master and honoury member of the Lodge. Who captivated the whole Lodge with a presentation of the extended 1st degree tracing board followed by the extended closing. more...

September 2018 Regular meeting 

Our September meeting was a 2nd degree ceremony for our youngest member Bro. Alex Paba. Supported by our Master and his team Alex conducted himself admirably in the company of those present, the next youngest of whom would be twice is age! During the meeting the Lodge bid our long standing Visiting Grand Officer, Wbro. Paul Gamsa 'Bon Voyage' as he moves out of the Province for pastures new. more...


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