On Sunday, the 9th of May, at 8pm, the Ashlar Club are very pleased to present The Royal Family and Freemasonry, presented by V.W.Bro Dr. Paul Richard Calderwood PGSwdB.

About the speaker:
V.W.Bro Dr. Paul Richard Calderwood PGSwdB was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Goldsmiths, University of London, for his thesis on the history of Freemasonry in the twentieth-century.

For his essay on Freemasonry and Architecture in twentieth-century Britain, Dr. Calderwood was awarded the Norman B. Spencer Prize in 2010, by Quatuor Coronati Lodge No 2076, the premier lodge of Masonic research. Now a full member of that Lodge, he served for three years as its Secretary. Since 2017 he has been the Secretary of the Editorial Committee of QC and its Book Reviews Editor. Appointed by UGLE as the Prestonian Lecturer for 2013, he is the author of a number of books including Freemasonry and the Press in the twentieth century and The Mark of the Red Dragon. He has also contributed sections within a number of other books including The Treasures of English Freemasonry as well as Reflections on 300 Years of Freemasonry. A former journalist, Dr Calderwood's articles have appeared widely in a range of international journals.

He was initiated into Freemasonry in 1974 and is a former Assistant Metropolitan Grand Master in the Craft and Assistant Metropolitan Grand Superintendent in the Royal Arch. Currently he is the Deputy Provincial Grand Master of the Mark Province of South Wales and the Provincial Prior of the Knight Templar Province of Monmouth and South Wales.

This is a free zoom event, open to any subscribing member of a lodge under UGLE. To register, please enter your details in the form displayed on this page.

There is no dress code, so please feel free to come as you are.