Provincial Grand Chapter of Dorset

The official website of the Dorset Royal Arch

Welcome to Unity Chapter No 386

We are one of the 21 Royal Arch Chapters meeting in the Masonic Province of Dorset. We meet in Wareham, just one of the seventeen meeting venues across the county.

Wareham Masonic Hall
BH20 4HU

We hope those of you who are already Royal Arch Companions will find our website interesting and you will wish to join us at one of our meetings. For those of you that are not Royal Arch Masons we hope you will think about taking the next step towards completing your journey in Craft Masonry by joining a Chapter here in Dorset.

Enjoy our website, if you have any questions that aren’t answered here please don’t hesitate to contact us by email –


October 2918 Installation 

The Installation Convocation of Chapter of Unity in October 2018 was a very special occasion. Installed as First Principal was E.Comp. Peter O'Neill who was exalted in February 1961 and is the longest serving Royal Arch Mason in Dorset and about to complete 58 years. The Second Principal, David Bale, will complete 52 years at the January 2019 meeting.

It was even more gratifying that, for the first time in six years a Companion, Kevin Smith, was installed as Third Principal. more...


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