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BIID Tour of the Freemason's Hall

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Date:

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Time:

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Venue:

60 Great Queen Street | London | WC2B 5AZ

Cpd hours:

1.0

About

BIID members, plus a guest, are invited on a free private tour of The Freemasons’ Hall in west London.

The Freemasons’ Hall has been the centre of English freemasonry for 230 years. It is the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge of England, the oldest Grand Lodge in the world, and also the meeting place for over 1000 Masonic lodges.

The Grade II* listed building was completed in 1933 and designed in the Art Deco style by the architects H V Ashley and F Winton Newman with great attention to the richly decorated interiors.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The guided route is along the same lines as the Processional Route on a Grand Lodge or Provincial Grand Lodge day. The tour starts in the Three Centuries Gallery which gives the group a chance to browse through a 30 year history of objects and items from the collection and then on through the Library and other key rooms of the building. The tour concludes in the Grand Temple.

There will be a chance to sit in the Grand Temple and ask questions about the history of the building and it’s many other facets.

Additional information

This is a free event for BIID members only plus one guest, if you are a member and are bringing a guest, please be sure to book yourself and your guest on the same registration.

If you have any queries please email the office at info@biid.org.uk or call 020 7628 0255.

All BIID events and training courses are subject to standard terms and conditions which can be read in full here