Rose Croix

Ancient & Accepted Rite

Rise to the 18th degree in masonry and widen your masonic understanding.

Discover 33°

Established in 1801, the Order comprises Thirty Three degrees which amplify the teachings of Craft masonry within a Christian context. Throughout England and Wales and certain districts and chapters overseas the order is governed by the Supreme Council 33°.

Logo of Rose Croix

Tell me more

The District of Northumberland comprises of 15 Chapters located within the Craft provincial boundary of Northumberland. Chapters generally meet three times a year between September and May and evenings are completed with a traditional festive board.


Candidates for the Rose Croix must have been initiated in a Lodge under UGLE,  have been a Master Mason for at least one full year and profess the Trinitarian Christian Faith with a declaration being signed.


The ceremony seeks the Perfection of Christian virtues in Faith, Hope and Charity. Regalia for the l8th degree is spectacular, comprising of  a rose pink edged collar,  gold braid embroidered with various symbols in gold braid. 

Get in touch

With only a few meeting a year, it’s best to get in touch and start the joining process. Drop an email to,

District Recorder for Northumberland, III. Bro. Barry Whittaker 31°. 

Rose Croix Chapters