When and Where to Hear our Speakers

Members of Quatuor Coronati Lodge are available to give lectures nationally and internationally, and can be contacted directly or through QC via queries@quatuorcoronati.com or secretary@quatuorcoronati.com. Arrangements for accommodation and travel expenses etc. should be agreed in advance with the individual speaker. Many have been Prestonian Lecturers and all have a broad range of talks, interests and expertise.

QC Lectures on QCCC’s YouTube Page

Lectures & Talks:

25 January 2024: David Peck, ‘Sir Charles Throckmorton 7th Baron (1757–1840)
An investigation into the life and times of a Catholic Gentlemen, Medical Student to “Father of the Profession”, a Freemason and Freemasonry among Napoleonic Detainees’
North Notts Masters’ Lodge No. 9525
Worksop Masonic Hall, Nottinghamshire

25 January 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
William Preston Lodge, FMH, Great Queen Street, London

31 January 2024: Roger Pemberton, ‘Twelve names on a window pane; the genesis of the office of Provincial Grand Master with particular reference to Cheshire and Shropshire’
Cheshire View Masonic Centre, Christleton, Chester

2 & 3 February 2024: Ric Berman, ‘Portugal’s Early Lodges’ and ‘The 1723 Constitutions’
Masonic Seminar, Lisbon, Portugal. Participants include Ric Berman, Antonio-José Ferrer Benimelli, Cécile Révauger, António Ventura and Fernando Pereira Marques.
Venue: The Sociedade de Geografia (Geographical Society of Lisbon), R. das Portas de Santo Antão 102, 1150-268 Lisboa.

8 February 2024: Dave Peck, online talk organised by the Provincial Grand Lodge of Suffolk L&D Team:
“Sir John Courtney Throckmorton (5th Baronet): A Catholic Freemason in Eighteenth-Century England”

20 February 2024: Trevor McKeown, ‘The past, present, and future of Freemasonry: Three short lectures with time for comment and conversation’
The Victoria Lodge of Education and Research, Victoria, BC, Canada

2 March 2024: Leif Endre Grutle, ‘Bernt Balchen – a legend surrounded by Masonic myths’
Kristiansand, Norway

14 March 2024: Adam Kendall
Oakland Lodge No. 61, Oakland, CA

18 March 2024: David Peck, Hitler – The Greatest Threat to English Freemasonry‘
Oxfordshire Lodge of Installed Masters
Oxford Masonic Centre, Cardinal House, 2 – 4 Baldon, Marsh Baldon, Oxford, OX44 9LT (6:15pm)

18 March 2024: Andreas Önnerfors, ‘The Swedish Rite – Ideas, Tradition and Future’
Nutley Lodge # 25, NJ, USA

21 March 2024: Adam Kendall
Seven Hills Lodge No. 881, San Francisco, CA

22 March 2024: David Peck, ‘Hitler – The Greatest Threat to English Freemasonry‘
Buckinghamshire Installed Mark Masters’ Lodge No. 1634
Bletchley Masonic Hall, 263 Queensway, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK2 2BZ

27 March 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Derbyshire Lodge of Installed Masters, Derby

30 March 2024: Brent Morris, ‘Rites in America’
‘2024 International Conference on Freemasonry’, University of California, Berkeley, California

16 April 2024: Oscar Alleyne, ‘The Mystique of Freemasonry’
Corinthian Room, GL of NY, 71 W 23rd St., NYC, NY

18 April 2024: Adam Kendall
Phoenix Lodge No. 144, San Francisco, CA

18 April 2024: Oscar Alleyne, ‘Our Relevant Freemasonry’
French Ionic Room, GL of NY, 71 W 23rd St., NYC, NY

20 April 2024: John Belton, ‘Alexander Deuchar, The Brother who defined the higher degrees in Scotland’
Lodge Hope of Kurachee No. 337, Fife

22 April 2024: Brent Morris, ‘The Six Stages of Growth of American Freemasonry’
Howard Lodge No. 101, Elkridge, Maryland

13 May 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Oxfordshire Lodge of Installed Masters
Oxford Masonic Centre, Cardinal House, 2-4 Baldon, Marsh Baldon, Oxford, OX44 9LT

15 May 2024: John Wade, ‘Eighteenth-Century Masonic Medical Doctors in Scotland and America’
Connaught Lodge No. 3573, Midsomer Norton, Somerset

21 May 2024: Clive Moore, ‘… and so to Refreshment’ – The History & Customs of the Festive Board
Thamesmead Lodge No.8269, Westwood Masonic Centre, Bellegrove Road, Welling DA16 3RD

22 May 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Cornish Masters Lodge No. 3324, Falmouth, Cornwall

30 May 2024: Christopher Powell, ‘The Early History of the Royal Arch in England up to the warranting of the Chapter of the First Miracle in 1769’.
Freemasons’ Hall, 91 Albert Road, Colne, East Lancashire, BB8 0BS.

31 May 2024: Bob Cooper, ‘Feast of the Consistory’
Oakland Scottish Rite Centre, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland CA

14 June 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Guernsey and Alderney Lodge of Installed Masters, Guernsey

13-15 June 2024: IXth World Conference on the History of Freemasonry, Paris, France
featuring John Belton, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire, Jan Snoek, Paul Rich, Art de Hoyos, Joe Wages et al

18 June 2024: Clive Moore, ‘Exploring the Royal Arch’
Criterion Chapter of Installed 1st Principals No. 6220, Baildon Masonic Hall, Baildon, West Yorkshire BD17 6JS

21-22 June 2024: Ric Berman, ‘Foundations & Beyond’ & ‘Inventing the Future’
Regular Grand Lodge of Serbia, Belgrade

28 June 2024: Chris Powell, ‘The Early History of the Royal Arch in England up to the warranting of the first Chapters in 1769’.
Freemasons’ Hall, 1 Ackworth Road, Pontefract, South Yorkshire, WF8 3PA.

15 July 2024: David Peck, ‘How the Mark acquired the Ark
Buckinghamshire Installed Commanders Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 1634
Masonic Hall, 14 High Street, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BZ

2–3 August 2024: Adam Kendall
Texas MasoniCon, Fort Worth, Texas

17 August 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
West Nashville Phoenix Lodge # 131, F&AM, Nashville, TN
The talk will begin at 1:00 PM CDT, with questions to follow.
It will also be broadcast live.
The Lodge is located at 4607 Sloan Rd, Nashville TN, 37209
Phone: (615) 640-0909; Email: info@westnashvillephoenix.org

24-25 August 2024: Oscar Alleyne & Others
Masonic Restoration Foundation Symposium, Philadelphia

26 August 2024: Mike Kearsley, ‘Consolidation and Change’
Melbourne, Australia

3 September 2024: Mike Kearsley, ‘Consolidation and Change’
Melbourne, Australia

16 September 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Lodge of Silent Temple, No.126, Manchester Hall, Manchester

25 September 2024: Christopher Powell, ‘A close look at the Cana Chapter Aprons and Robes displayed at Bridge Street Masonic Hall, Manchester and what they tell us about the early history of the Royal Arch in England and its possible connection with Ireland.’
Manchester Association for Masonic Research, Freemasons’ Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BT

25 September 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Southampton & District Masters Lodge No. 9181
Keystone Hall, East Street, Andover, SP10 1EP

1 October 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Methuen Lodge, Swindon

Tuesday 8 Oct 2024: Ric Berman ‘Scotland’s Contribution to The Spread of Masonry in the Indian Subcontinent’
Lodge Somers Isles No. 1503 SC, Hog Bay Level, Sandys Parish, Bermuda

9 October 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The Inside Story of the Celebrations of the 1723 Constitutions’
Prince Alfred Lodge No. 233, Somerset, Bermuda

10 October 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
Bermuda Installed Masters’ Lodge, Hamilton, Bermuda

11 October 2024: Ric Berman, ‘Evolution, Persecution & Myths: from Solomon’s Temple to the Templars’
Freemasons’ Hall, Hamilton, Bermuda

19 October 2024: Mike Kearsley, ‘Four Years on The Square
ANZMRC, Sydney, Australia

7 Nov 2024: David Peck, ‘How the Mark acquired the Ark’
St. Barnabas Royal Ark Mariners Lodge No. 97
Masonic Hall, Ripon Street, Aylesbury HP20 2JP

12 November 2024, Ric Berman, ‘1723: Inventing the Future’
St Bartholomew with Brookfield Lodge, 5077, Brookfield Hall, Peel Street, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3SP

27 November 2024, Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’
London Grand Rank Association, FMH, London
The Meeting is Open to All

28 November 2024: Ric Berman, ‘The 2024 Prestonian Lecture’: ‘As I was saying…’
Derbyshire Lodge of Installed Masters, Derby

19 May 2025: Ric Berman, ‘Four Key Dates’
Lodge of Rectitude No.355, The Masonic Hall, Bath Road, Pickwick, Wiltshire SN13 0HT

2 July 2025: Ric Berman, The Prestonian Lecture plus Q&A
Durham Lodge of Installed Masters, Durham

Open Lectures on Freemasonry: ‘OpenLFM’ – a series of lectures which aims to increase the visibility and accessibility of Masonic Research. The lectures are open to everyone and can be viewed here.

Grand Lodge of California’s Masonic Speaker Series: view here


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London’s Museum of Freemasonry is certainly worth a visit online and offline, including their Online Talks.  Click here to view a short film on the Museum / Freemasons’ Hall.

Our friends at Rocky Mountain Mason in Colorado have regular podcasts on a variety of subjects: click to see what is available.

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