Take a look inside the Freemasons' oldest Grand Lodge in the world

  • This is the Freemasons’ oldest Grand Lodge.
  • The lodge is home to 200,000 Freemasons and is located in Covent Garden, London.
  • The site has been used for Freemason meetings since 1775.

The United Grand Lodge of England is the site of Freemasons in England.

Freemasonry is a fraternal order that was born out of the medieval stonemasons’ guilds. What’s spoken about in its meetings is shrouded in mystery and only Freemasons can attend their ceremonies.

There are three ‘degrees’ to Freemasonry, you begin as an Entered Apprentice before becoming a Fellow Craft and finally a Master Mason. Each of these degrees has a separate initiation ceremony.

The lodge holds regular meetings, and there are 6 million Freemasons worldwide.

Produced by Charlie Floyd

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