Provincial Grand Chapter of Dorset

The official website of the Dorset Royal Arch

Welcome to Portland Chapter No 1037

We are one of the Twenty Two Royal Arch Chapters meeting in the Masonic Province of Dorset. We meet in Portland, just one of the seventeen meeting venues across the county.

Portland Masonic Hall

We hope those of you who are already Royal Arch Companions will find our website interesting and you will wish to join us at one of our meetings. For those of you that are not Royal Arch Masons we hope you will think about taking the next step towards completing your journey in Craft Masonry by joining a Chapter here in Dorset.

Enjoy our website, if you have any questions that aren’t answered here please don’t hesitate to contact us by email –


Installation 2018 

On the 31st October 2018 Portland Chapter celebrated it's installation attended by the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent. EC Ron Haggett was installed as First Principle, EC Bob Hodges was installed as 2nd Principle and EC Ian Prudames moved from 1st principle to 3rd Principle. more...


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