Who are we?
Eardulph Lodge no 6645, consecrated in 1948, is a thriving and vibrant lodge in
the heart of Chester-le-Street. We consist of members of all ages,
backgrounds, and interests, but who all strive to make themselves better
What we do
We build friendships and confidence through the traditions of the ancient
workings of Freemasonry, blended with light-hearted and social gatherings,
where charity is never far from our hearts.
Why join us?
We are a friendly lodge, meeting in one of the best, purpose built, multiple
times winner of Local CAMRA Club of the Year, Masonic buildings. The lodge
also organises social events such as the yearly Burn’s night, where everyone is
welcome, including non-members, for a fantastic social evening. Members also
run a whisky club, normally held on the last Friday of the month, and take part
in charitable fishing and golfing tournaments, and organised bike rides.
There is a small car park situated at the rear of the Masonic Hall building for use by members and visitors. There is also a public car park situated nearby at Osborne Road, next to Osborne Workingmen’s Club. Osborne Road car park has two electric vehicle charging points.
Front door is adjacent to the front road.
There is a double door which has a security fob to gain entrance, or a bell to ring where bar staff can open electrically.
The building is equipped with defibrillators, emergency lighting and escape routes which will be highlighted on the notice boards.
Our membership comprises of all age ranges, with our oldest member being in his 80’s. We accommodate all needs within our Lodge and respectfully assist every member to access our meetings. We offer special dietary requirements at our festive boards and the Masonic Hall building has stair lifts to ensure all members are able to access the temple on the top floor of the building.
Toilets are situated on every floor of the Masonic Hall building.
We have a fully functioning bar which is open most nights, A chef who can cater for functions, Friday fish and chips and Sunday lunches.
The Masonic Hall building is a three-storey building and has one main staircase fitted with stair lift facilities.