By joining The Morcar lodge in Alfreton you become one of the 175,000 Freemasons throughout England, Wales and Districts across the world. A member of a 300 year old organisation with a history of tolerance, inclusivity and respect. You immediately play an integral part in our fine traditions and wonderful ceremonies. These have stood the test of time and remain relevant in supporting and guiding our members’ personal, civic and charitable responsibilities in an ever changing society.

Membership is inclusive and open to all ages, races, religions, cultures and backgrounds,, We aim to empower members to be the best they can be. It’s about building character, supporting members as individuals and helping them make a positive contribution to society. Watch the YouTube video then download the membership booklet

Why Morcar? We get the tradition, the responsibility and respect from being a freemason but importantly like it to be fun whilst doing it. So that we, when meeting, eating and drink together look forward to forming a bond of friendship to last a lifetime.

Do I qualify? If you are a man over the age of 21 and you have a belief in a “supreme being” and a faith. That’s it, you qualify.

Our Guiding Principles are Integrity, Respect, Friendship and Service have often been paraphrased as “We aim to make Good Men Better”. That is better in ourselves, our relationships and better able to serve our community. Still interested? Read on…

See more on the Derbyshire Freemasons Provincial website. Here it explains how as a unique members’ organisation that has thrived for over 300 years, with no political or religious affiliations we are still able to meet in individual Lodges throughout the country and have ceremonial traditions which encourage both tolerance and respect.


Discover how we look after and encourage new members through The Porchway Club sometimes called the Light Blues (you’ll find out why later).

Then, do come back and drop us a line.

We would welcome the opportunity to convince you that

The Morcar Lodge in Alfreton, North Derbyshire

is the right lodge for you.