Lingfield Masonic Lodge No:7802

A warm, welcoming Lodge in the heart of Redhill

Welcome to our Masonic website in Redhill, Surrey.

We hope you find our website both useful and informative. We welcome applications for consideration to join our lodge from men from all walks of life.

Lingfield Lodge was consecrated in 1961. Our first meeting place was at the Red Barn Public House at Blindley Heath on the 12th February 1962. In 1977 we moved home to the Nutfield Masonic Centre where we meet to this day.

Our lodge is administered by the Provincial Grand Lodge of Surrey which is governed by the United Grand Lodge of England, (UGLE).

Lingfield Lodge meets four times per year. Meeting times vary but they are  usually held at the end of the working day.

Meeting Dates:
The second Monday in February, April, October and December.

Our meeting place.

Our lodge is situated in Redhill and we welcome applications to join from those who live, or work, in the Nutfield, Redhill, Bletchingley, Blindley Heath and Godstone areas of Surrey.

Our meetings are held at the Nutfield Masonic Centre, Nutfield Rd, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4ED.

The lodge overlooks the downs. At the rear of the premises there is a veranda which offers breathtaking views looking out across Surrey.

Enjoy your visit to our website. Explore the various aspects of Freemasonry. If you think you have the right qualities to become a Mason do get in touch with us. We will be happy to help with any questions you may have.

Explore the fun, friendships and rich history of Freemasonry.

Meet New Friends

Explore the fun, friendships and rich history of Freemasonry.
Self-development, A better you, discover your values.

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Self-development, A better you, discover your values.
Lingfield Lodge Meeting Place 1962

Our Lodge History

Lingfield Lodge first met at the Red Barn, Blindley Heath. Read more about our history.

How To Join the Freemasons

Making a difference

Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest non-religious, non-political, fraternal and charitable organisations. There are 250,000 Freemasons belonging to 8000 Lodges throughout England and Wales and overseas districts with over six million members worldwide.

For some it’s about having an enjoyable pastime, making new friends and having fun. For many it is also about being able to help local charities and good causes – making a contribution to family and to wider society.

Get in touch

Want to find out more? Call or email us.

Meet with us

The members of the lodge will want to meet with you. Either somewhere locally or at the Masonic centre.

Complete your application

You will be invited to complete your application form to join if you feel our lodge is a good fit for you. This will be read out at the next meeting.

Set a date to join the Freemasosn

If your application is successful a date will be set for your to join Freemasonry. The Lodge Membership Officer will communicate with you during this time so you know what to expect.

The Three Principles of Freemasonry

There are three virutes of Freemasonry that have endured for many years on which the foundation of the order is founded. Whilst they may seem outdated, they are just as relevant today as they were many years ago:

Brotherly Love (Kindness) – is directed towards all mankind and especially to other Masons.

Relief (Charity) – practicing care and charity towards our own members and the community as a whole.

Truth –Freemasons strive for truth, requiring high moral standards and aiming to achieve them in their own lives.

Freemasons believe that through the daily practice of these three great principles, men may achieve self-improvement and higher standards in life. In simple terms these principles may be summarized as:

Freemasons are expected always to treat others as they would like to be treated themselves.

Membership Requirements

Candidates for Freemasonry should be 21 years of age or over, and of good character.

Whilst Freemasonry is neither a religion or a substitute for religion, it is a specific requirement that a candidate must believe in a Supreme Being.

If you are interested in joining Freemasonry ensure that our Masonic lodge in Redhill fits in with your lifestyle, work and home commitments. Talk with us first to make sure we are the ‘best fit’ for you.

FAQs

  • Freemasonry is the world’s largest fraternal and charitable organization. It
    teaches moral lessons and self-knowledge through participation in a progression of three degrees known as the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason degrees.

  • We certainly are, but lodge meetings, like those of many other groups, are private and open only to members. The rules and aims of Freemasonry are available to the public. Meeting places can easily be found by searching the internet. Most Provinces have websites and many lodges have public websites. Members are encouraged to speak openly about Freemasonry.

  • Contrary to popular belief Freemasonry is not reserved for the affluent and well off. Far from it! Membership fees are well within the means of most. In addition to membership fees there are dining fees at each meeting, a donation to charity (whatever you want to give), and some money for refreshments. Fees differ from lodge, to lodge. We will discuss fees with you when we speak.

  • The meeting is in two parts. As in any association there is a certain amount of administrative procedure – minutes of last meeting, proposing and balloting for new members, discussing and voting on financial matters, election of officers, news and correspondence.

    There are three ceremonies for admitting a new Mason (Entered Apprentice) and progressing lodge members to the next degree (Fellow Craft or Master Mason). Once per year there is the annual installation of the Master and appointment of officers.

    After each meeting the Brethren of the lodge and any guests dine together. This is known as a Festive Board and is a lot of fun.

  • We do meet socially – informally and at the annual Ladies Night event. By becoming a member you instantly expand your circle of friends. We also encourage the family to get involved. In the Province there are a number of social events – both formal and informal. There is also an active Sports Association that includes golf, shooting and fishing.

  • Freemasonry is not a religion. In fact, discussing religion is forbidden in Masonic meetings. Every man desiring to become a Mason must believe in a Supreme Being; how each man views that deity is their own personal belief. Masonic meetings open and close with a prayer but not as a place of worship or a church.

  • Selfless giving is at the heart of Freemasonry. Locally, Masonic Lodges support many charitable organizations and good causes. Donations are also made to National Charities and where they may have been an International disaster donations are sent to aid relief.

    Freemasons are encouraged to give within their means and without detriment to themselves or their family.

  • We’re glad you found our website of use. Call us or send an email and we’ll get in touch. Ultimately we would love to meet with you. We’re a friendly bunch so please feel at ease when we meet. We will ask you a few questions. Likewise you can ask us what you want. We will be more than happy to help you with your application to join.

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