General Lodge of Instruction

Lodge of Instruction

At a meeting of Howe Craft Lodge 13th February 1854 it was proposed that: “This Lodge to sanction a Lodge of Instruction to be governed by such regulations as may from time to time be made by the Howe Lodge” At a Special Meeting of Howe Lodge on 16th February the terms on which the LOI should be founded were agreed. The new Lodge met in March 1854. Bro Bassett Smith agreed to officiate as Director of Howe Lodge of Instruction at a salary of £10 per annum.




Becoming a Member of Howe

Howe Lodge welcomes applications for new members, and extends the Masonic “Hand of Friendship” to all.  If after visiting our website, that of the Province and  of United Grand Lodge of England (links on this site) for information, you wish to consider joining us, we advise you to speak to any family member or friend whom you know to be a Freemason.  Then contact our  Secretary who can explain the advantages, and costs, of being a member.

We will then arrange to meet you socially, so that you can find out more about us, and so that we can find out a little more about you.

There then follows a meeting with the committee, prior to any ballot and consequential joining.

Please note the dates of our meeting.