Prince Henry the Navigator Lodge No. 9360

The first English Lodge in Portugal; warrant dated 08.11.89.

Consecrated by the Rt.Hon Lord Farnham on St.Patrick´s Day, March 17th, 1990.

The consecrating team included Commander Michael Higham, Grand Secretary, Gavin Purser, Grand Director of Ceremonies, Andrew Pearmain, Past Grand Organist and Lt.Cdr. Norman Nuttall, Grand Tyler.

The mother lodge of Prince Henry the Navigator Lodge No. 9360 is the Lodge of St. John No.115 in the District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar; the District Grand Master having agreed to sponsor the new Lodge as part of his masonic jurisdiction.

Immediately following the consecration ceremony on March 17th 1990, the District Grand Master of Gibraltar, Menase James Massias, installed Richard Derrick Beardsley as the first and Founding Master.

The lodge is the premier Lodge in the Group of Lodges and Chapters in Portugal, the latter constituted in June 1995 by the United Grand Lodge of England.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday in the months of February(Installation),March, April, October, November, December.

A Royal Arch Chapter is attached to the lodge.

CURRENT MASTER – W.Bro. F. Messias

Lodge Meetings

Held at the Vilamoura Hilton Hotel,  on the following dates:
First Wednesday in February (Installation), March, April, October, November, December


W.Bro. Jonathan Winfield PPrGStdB


Tel;          00351 917503115

The 184th Meeting. a Raising

Wednesday 2nd October 2019, Tyling at 4.30pm.

We look forward to greeting ALL qualified members of Freemasonry, if you are not known to us please furnish a letter of introduction from your Secretary/Grand Lodge.

Festive Board:

Confit duck magret refreshed with pear in a Port wine reduction, blue cheese croutons and fresh herbs


Surf & turf of pork tenderloin and shrimp, roasted potato with truffle and parmesan, selection of sautéed vegetables and plum sauce


Traditional crème brulée with truffle in spicy  flavours and almond crunchy

The cost – €30, please inform the Secretary if you intend to dine  (72 hrs notice is required).

Lodge of Instruction Meetings

Held  on the three Wednesday evenings prior to the meeting at 7.00pm (please contact the secretary for location details)

Special Events



The Hilton Hotel



Saturday 2nd November

Reception 18.30hrs for 19.00hrs


Dancing to: Waking Angels

For full details including the menu choices and accommodation please contact Jonathan Winfield the Lodge Secretary

Grand Inspector

V.W.Bro R. S. Levitt

Tel: 214 671 396


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