Who are we

We are a lodge of 25 members, most of which reside in and around London.  A Lodge is the basic organisational unit in Freemasonry.  All Lodges operate independently of each other but follow a pattern set by governing bodies; in our case, these are the Metropolitan Grand Lodge and the United Grand Lodge of England.

Covenant formed shortly after the end of the First World War in 1921 at a time when soldiers returning home from war longed for something in their civilian lives which reminded them of the bonds of comradeship they formed in battle.

Our history

We have always met and dined in central London.  Covenant Lodge was issued with a Warrant of Constitution on 7 September 1921 and was consecrated on 3 April 1922 at Freemasons' Hall, Great Queen Street, London. Our first official Lodge meeting was held on 16 May 1922 at the Villa Villa Restaurant, Gerrard Street, Soho, London where we continued to hold meetings until 1941.  We then moved to the Northumberland Rooms, Northumberland Avenue, London.

By 1950 we moved again to the Charing Cross Hotel, Strand, London.  In 1983, we moved our meeting place again to the London Masonic Centre in Clerkenwell, London and in 1993 raised enough money to purchase an equity stake in the Central London Masonic Centre.  We now hold our formal meetings four times a year at Mark Mason’s Hall, 86 St James’s Street, London.