Welcome to Sudeley Castle Lodge No. 8976, in the Province Of Gloucestershire, Of the United Grand Lodge of England

Worshipful Master W. Bro. Robert O'Donoghue

We originally met in Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe, but are now based at the Masonic Hall, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire

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Our Latest News

Lodge Donation to Sue Ryder Leckhampton Hospice

The Lodge discovered that the Sue Ryder Hospice at Leckhampton in Cheltenham was in urgent need of new Volumetric pumps in order to treat patients on site, rather than having to move them to hospital for some treatments.  We therefore contributed £1200 for the purchase of a pump under an emergency donation authorised by the Worshipful Master.  Following the sad passing of Wo [...]

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Sudeley Castle October Meeting

              Five members gathered to represent the brethren on Monday 19th October and ballot for two joining members. [...]

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Zoom Meeting with our Potential Candidates

Last night (12th October) we enjoyed a Zoom meeting with Lodge members, one of our joining members and two potential candidates.  An excellent evening including a paper on the meaning of Freemasonry and a presentation on historical Freemasons. [...]

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Kates Home Nursing gains a GMCA grant of £2000

Our nominated charity for the GMCA Covid Emergency fund was Kate’s Home Nursing and we are delighted that a grant of £2000 has been successful. [...]

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Sudeley Castle Lodge

Sudeley Castle Lodge No 8976 was Consecrated at Tewkesbury on 14th March 1981 and held its first meeting at the Castle in Winchcombe on 13th April with a capacity attendance of 19 Officers, 13 Members and 23 Visitors. We now meet at The Masonic Hall, Church Street, Stow On The Wold, GL54 1BB  Read More...

Sudeley Castle Lodge is one of 81 Lodges in the Province Of Gloucestershire, and is part of The United Grand Lodge Of England.  There are 17 Masonic Centres in the Province of Gloucestershire with one or more Lodges meeting at each of them.  


Freemasonry is second only to the National Lottery in its charitable donations, being concerned with the care of children, the ill and the elderly, from its earliest days. Over 50% of the funds raised by Masons are given to non-Masonic national and local charities


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