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Inside The Masonic Lodge: Freemasonry and the Builders of Egoli

Sat Jun 8, 10:00 - Sat Jun 8, 12:30

Freemasons Hall Parktown


Join us for a rare opportunity to venture inside the imposing Freemason’s Hall in Parktown. Boasting a grand staircase, warm wood panelling, stately neo-classical interiors and intricate steel work laden with Masonic symbolism, this is a building designed to impress! 

As we explore these evocative spaces, still very much in use, we’ll also learn more about the growth of Freemasonry in South Africa and reveal some facts and fictions about this ‘mysterious’ organisation. 

The stately Freemason Hall was designed by the famous architect, Gordon Leith, who is best known for his classicist work on many official buildings in the old Transvaal. 

Freemasonry owes its origins to medieval stonemasons who closely guarded their unique skills and only passed them down from mason to mason within their fraternal organisation. Today, the society is still going strong and enjoys an active membership from all walks of life.

So, join your guides Clare van Zwieten and Lena De Bellis for a memorable tour through one of Joburg’s best kept secrets.

Please meet in the parking lot behind the Brenthurst Clinic, accessible from Park Lane, where there is ample safe parking available.


Inside The Masonic Lodge: Freemasonry and the Builders of Egoli
Freemasons Hall Parktown
8 Park Ln, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
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