For many, it is the first move beyond the Craft and can offer a different group of people to meet and from whom to learn, thereby widening a brother’s Masonic knowledge and circle of friends. It provides a gateway to other Masonic orders.

Mark Masons are enthusiastic Freemasons and extremely welcoming; there are shorter lines of communication with friendly and approachable executives. Amongst Mark Masons you will always find friends, which is why it is known as the friendly degree.

The ritual and ceremonial offer opportunities for participation to all from the day a brother joins; the candidate is not merely led round the lodge room but increasingly takes an active, central role.

Mark Masonry offers progression and growth for a greater proportion of Freemasons, with a very real opportunity to showcase their qualities and enhance their enjoyment of Masonry as a whole.