Information about Buttercross Lodge 7240
We are a very friendly Lodge who enjoy their ceremonies and whilst not treating the ritual lightly, we do it in a light way. We have approx. 50 members with a lot of younger members both in terms of age and how long they have been Masons.
Visiting Masons are always warmly welcome and out festive board is a good humour affair with excellent food and the same with the atmosphere.
Where Do We Meet?
We meet at Witney Masonic Centre, 20 Church Green Witney Oxon. OX28 4AW.
There is parking at the rear of the building on Lodge nights.
Access is through the alley way on the left hand side of the building.
When Do We Meet?
We meet on the 4th Friday of the month in February (installation), March, April September, October, November.
All meetings except the installation start in the Temple at 6.15 pm prompt.
The Installation meeting starts in the Temple at 5.30 pm prompt.
If you arrive late then ring the bell in the alley way and the chef will give you access to the Centre.
Buttercross dress is traditionally dinner jackets, white shirts, black bow ties, black shoes and socks.
Alternative acceptable dress is morning suit, black or dark blue lounge suit, white shirt, black, masonic or provincial tie black shoes, and socks.
The meeting will usually finish at approx. 8.00 pm with a glass of sherry upstairs in the robing room. We then retire downstairs to partake in a festive board consisting of two or three courses (wine or soft drink included). Special dietary needs can be catered for, as long as 7 days notice is given.