Freemasons believe in an ethical approach to life. Our values are based on integrity, kindness, honesty and fairness. Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount. However, Freemasonry also teaches and practises concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need.
John P. Murphy
A warm welcome from John Murphy, group chairman
The Garston Group of Lodges and Chapters is one of 21 Groups that make up the Province of West Lancashire. Meeting at Garston Masonic Hall are nine Lodges, two Royal Arch Chapters and several other affiliated degrees. Overall the Hall is ‘Home’ for more than 300 masons.
Freemasonry has existed in the Garston area since the mid-nineteenth century. There were various meeting places in the area, mainly in hotels and public houses. The first recorded meetings were in 1857 at Wood’s Wellington Hotel, Garston…Read more
What’s it all about
This video explains the key elements of Freemasonry. It has been produced for use by all Freemasons in the Province. Please take every opportunity to share it with your family and all your non-Masonic friends