Italia Lodge 2687 was founded by 21 Italian Masons living and working in London. It was Consecrated at the Cecil Hotel, Strand in London on the 17th March 1898. The United Grand Lodge of England gave Italia Lodge the warrant to work in Italian, the only Lodge to do so in the United Kingdom. More then 116 years later we maintain the same tradition. Our Ritual Book is still in Italian and has been updated several times, the latest edition having been revised and printed in 2008.
In 1912 Members of Italia Lodge founded Italia Chapter 2687 and, in more recent years, Italia Mark Lodge 1467 where Italian Masons can continue to develop their knowledge of Masonry. It is also a founder member of the Anglo Foreign Lodges Association (AFLA) which brings together 13 International Lodges working in London. They are:
Loggia Italia 2687 - America Lodge 3368 - L'Entente Cordiale 2796 - Hellenic Lodge 7270 - Helvetica Lodge 4894 - Loge La France 2060 - Pilgrim Lodge 238 - Anglo-American Lodge 2191 - Loge L’Entente Cordiale 2796 - Anglo Colonial Lodge 3175 - Certes Lodge 4606 - Reunion & Fellowship 5625 - Chartered Accountant 3162 - Hodford Manor 6084
Italia Lodge 2687 is a founder member of Metropolitan Grand Lodge of London - under the jurisdiction of the UGLE.
Italia Lodge 2687 is a Foundation contributor to the Metropolitan Masonic Charity appeal which aims to raise £3million towards the new CyberKnife technology for cancer treatment.
Italia Lodge 2687 is an Hallstone Jewel Lodge