The following “Frequently Asked Questions” are taken from the United Grand Lodge of Queensland website.
Please note some of these questions are repeated across the different categories as they belong in more than one category.
Secondly, there are the ceremonies for the conveying of moral lessons and to demonstrate the principles of Freemasonry Thirdly, after the lodge meeting, a supper is held (also referred to as a festive board in Queensland) to continue the fellowship
“The Degrees represent stages of personal development. No Freemason is told that there is only one meaning to the allegories; as a Freemason works through the Degrees and studies their lessons, he interprets them for himself, his personal interpretation being bounded only by the Constitution within which he works.” From United Grand Land of England
Besides your normal annual membership you are not required to pay for Degrees in Freemasonry.