The exception to the rule is a son of a Freemason (referred to as a Lewis), who can be aged over 18 years and only the Provincial Grand Master can grant a dispensation to join.
Additionally, there is a University scheme for those under 21 years of age.
There are currently two schemes which are held at
Onslow Lodge No. 2234
Guildford Masonic Centre
Meetings – Second Thursday in February, March, October & November
Woodside Lodge No. 6441
Meetings – Fourth Tuesday in January, March, May & October