Cardiff Masonic Hall


Freemasonry is one of the world's oldest secular fraternal societies. The following information is intended to explain Freemasonry as it is practised under the United Grand Lodge of England, which administers Lodges of Freemasons in England and Wales and in many places overseas.

Freemasonry is a society of men concerned with moral and spiritual values. Its members are taught its precepts (moral lessons and self-knowledge) by a series of ritual dramas - a progression of allegorical two-part plays which are learnt by heart and performed within each Lodge, which follow ancient forms, and use stonemasons? customs and tools as allegorical guides.

Freemasonry instils in its members a moral and ethical approach to life: it seeks to reinforce thoughtfulness for others, kindness in the community, honesty in business, courtesy in society and fairness in all things. Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount but, importantly, Freemasonry also teaches and practices concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need.

If you are interested in becoming a Freemason, please contact Provincial Office by
telephone: 029 2043 3688 or
post: 128 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 1DH
or further information:
United Lodge of England
Masonic Province of South Wales

Further links:

History of Freemasonry

Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming a Freemason (United Grand Lodge of England Booklet pdf 3MB)

Freemasonry Cares A joint initiative of the central Masonic Charities