4:00 pm RHL Craft Meeting – Installation... @ Twickenham District Masonic Centre
RHL Craft Meeting – Installation... @ Twickenham District Masonic Centre
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:15 pm
RHL Craft Meeting - Installation of WBro. Phil Malins @ Twickenham District Masonic Centre | England | United Kingdom
Work Plan – Installation To Open the Lodge 2. To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held 3. Matters arising 4. To ballot for 2 joining members 5. To Install WBro Phil Malins as[...]

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Royal Hanover Lodge 1777 - Consecrated in 1878

We have a place in history

Established in 1878, the Royal Hanover Lodge was named to perpetuate the memory of King George V of Hanover and his close connection with our own British Royal Family. We were greatly honoured when the last King of Hanover's son Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland not only consented to the use of the name, but granted the necessary permission for the use of the Royal Coat of Arms as the Lodge's crest. Being Middlesex Masons, we are proud to have a historical connection with our own British Royal Family.

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Latest News and Event Reports

We have held over 500 meetings in our time. We are very proud of our history and who we are, and as such we love visiting other Lodges, and we always have some great meetings with many of our regular friends. We also enjoy making new friends in other Lodges, experiencing there ritual and how they conduct there meetings. Read on below to read about some of our recent events and achievements. 

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Twickenham District Masonic Centre - Cole Court

Where do we meet?

Freemasons have been meeting at Twickenham District Masonic Centre (Cole Court) for many years, . With ample parking, 3 Temples, 8 LOI Rooms, and 5 Dining Rooms, they are perfectly place to cope with a range of meetings and events at the same time. With a spacious Bar and Lounge area, easy parking and near Twickenham tube station. 

If you are visiting for the first time, remember to ask a member of staff or a fellow brother the car park exit code which changes on a regular basis.


Royal Hanover Lodge 1777 Officers


W.BRO. T. Jackson

Worshipful Master

Thomas is really getting into his stride now as he continues to get involved and is followed his progression through to the chair. He looks to have the makings of a great ritualist.  He also has a great collector of masonic literature & books. He is a great addition to Royal Hanover Lodge.


Immediate Past Master

David has followed through his full progression to the Chair & now IPM and is very proud of Royal Hanover Lodge. David is our techie and has built our website to help promote Royal Hanover. He is a keen visitor of other lodges and enjoys his freemasonry both Lodge and Provincial.


Senior Warden

W.Bro John has been with the Lodge of many years and brings a calming positive attitude to every occasion. A regular to Lodge of Instruction and as such is always ready to cover various positions when called upon, but this year he has kindly accepted to continue with the office of Senior Warden.


Junior Warden

W.Bro Leon joined us a few years ago from anoher Middlesex Lodge. He is a regular to LOI and makes a great addition in providing extra special elements of Ritual for the many ceremonies we conduct. A popular one is the Grace Side Address. Leon always offers to help with fill in roles when needed.



W.Bro. Laurie joined us from Ionic Lodge 227 and is now our regular Chaplin. He loves his travel and he is also a keen historian. We are hoping he will start writing some great masonic articles soon. He has also published an interesting History of Inic Lodge from its consecration.



W.Bro. Tom is our treasurer and he does a sterling job. He has a great sense of humour and is always a regular at LOI. He is well know for pinching everyone's after dinner mints at festive board. He says they are for his children, but we know better.



Peter is another one of our regular LOI members and is always ready to jump into different roles when called upon. He is also another one that loves the football banter with our W.Bro Allan.


Director of Ceremonies

Peter is one of our great ritualists and he has a big personality to go with his ritual. Always ready to have a laugh but also makes an awesome Director of Ceremonies. We have a phrase in Royal Hanover, along the lines of "How would Peter do this!"

W.BRO Hugh saville


We are all very proud of Hugh, having just received Grand Rank, as well as being the Provincial Almoner for Middlesex. He is a regular to LOI as well. Hugh brings a calm and caring approach to much of Royal Hanover activities and we are proud he is a member of Royal Hanover.


Charity Steward

W.Bro John has done us proud over the years and has led us to gaining Grand Patron for the 2020 Festival. He has also introduced his Son into freemasonry, Adam, who is now starting his progression well. Thank you John for all your efforts.

W.BRO Phil Malins

Lodge Mentor

W.Bro Phil has been a solid member of the Lodge for many years now, covering the position of Senior Warden whilst supporting W.Bro Colin during his years in Office. He has a great sense of hummer and always has a bit of mischief up his sleeve. As mentor he will be a great asset to the lodge.

Bro Aaron flynn

Senior Deacon

Bro Aaron has take in first steps on the road to progression by taking on the role of Senior Deacon. He has returned to us after recent personal challenges. We are so very pleased to see Aaron take these next steps and see how he embraces masonic development.

Bro Adam Taylor

Junior Deacon

Adam is a lewis mason joining jsut after his 21st birthday. He is continueing his progression well and he continues to impress members of the lodge. He always greets you with a warm smile and we can see already he will be a great asset to the lodge.

W.Bro brian de-honri

Assistant Secretary

W.Bro Brian is a consistent ritualist that has a good knack for reciting elements when most needed so helping the brethren. His has also had a brief pause but is now returning to take on this active role within Royal Hanover supporting W.Bro Peter Short.

W.Bro Colin Grant

Assistant Director of Ceremonies

W.Bro Colin is a great asset to the Lodge, conducting regular cermonies supporting our previous Master of the lodge during difficult times. Colin joined the lodge along with Lawrie Hawkins and Phil Malins, but his efforts have made him a great member of the Lodge.

Bro. Iain raymond

Inner Guard

Brother Iain joined Royal Hanover Lodge in the same meeting he was appointed Steward of the Lodge. He first started visiting Royal Hanover in 2020 on our first big Burns night we put on where he played the Bag Pipes. He has a great sense of humour and we look forward to helping him with his progression.

Bro Matt Gurmin

Lodge Steward

Matt's journey to becoming a Steward of the Lodge is a patient one, but now he is on his way and soon to become out next Master Mason member. He has been coming the social side of LOI for 18 months prior to his initiation. We are expecting great things from this keen young man. He has also recently become a father.

Bro hani Rafai

Lodge Steward

Bro Hani we introduced by Bro Leon, and is a very keen on his Masonic jouney and he is already showing the signs of tackling ritual head on. He is a regular member of LOI every Tuesday and we look forward to see him progress with Royal Hanover. 

W Bro Michael ross

Lodge Preceptor

W.Bro Mike Ross is the backbone of the lodge, as he works so hard to bring us all together and is great at getting the most out of the brethren when it comes to ritual. Mike has also just finished his tenure as Provincial Grand Secretary and has achieved Grand Rank of Past Assistant Grand DC.

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Our History in Numbers

Established in 1878, the Royal Hanover Lodge 1777, with its distinguished brethren have been practising the ancient art of Craft Freemasonry. We also come under the Provincial Grand Lodge of Middlesex. Our Lodge holds four official meetings each year, usually on the last Friday of October, January, March and May, and three Royal Arch Meetings, usually in February, April, June and November.

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