United Lodge No 697 formed in 1857. It meets at the St. Giles Masonic Centre Colchester on the Third Wednesday of Feb, Mar, Apr (past masters night), May (Installation), June, Oct, Nov & Dec. Lodges of Instruction are held at the same venue on the first Wednesday of each month in which we hold a meeting. Visitors are welcome on any occasion however if wanting to dine on meeting dates should inform Asst Sec at least one week before the meeting.