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Welcome to Brother. The Masonic Podcast. This podcast is here for everyone - let's answer some questions, pose a few more - and hopefully just have some fun discussing one of the world's oldest, and most talked about organisations!

Welcome to Brother. The Masonic Podcast. This podcast is here for everyone - let's answer some questions, pose a few more - and hopefully just have some fun discussing one of the world's oldest, and most talked about organisations!

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to Brother. The Masonic Podcast. This podcast is here for everyone - let's answer some questions, pose a few more - and hopefully just have some fun discussing one of the world's oldest, and most talked about organisations!

Language:

English


Episodes

Brother: Beyond the Craft - Royal and Select Masters

5/15/2020
In this episode, Taz, Neil, Jack and Producer Josh are joined by District Grand Director of Ceremonies for London, Rod Bradley to discuss our next progressive order, Royal and Select Masters (also known as Cryptic) The guys ask Rod about what got him into RSM, a little about the history of the order and we put him up to the #BBTC Elevator Pitch Challenge - now complete with Top Gear style leader board! And don't forget to watch the episode too! Just visit brothermasonic.com/watch!

Duration:00:32:10

Brother Extra: Lockdown Haircuts

5/3/2020
Neil, Taz, Jack and Josh jumped on Zoom for nothing more than a quick catch up on how they're all doing! The thing that took them all by surprise was how different they all looked since the last episode! The boys discuss how they've found lockdown, what they're looking forward to and talk about some really exciting things to come.

Duration:00:28:17

Brother: Beyond the Craft - Order of the Secret Monitor

4/17/2020
In the second episode of Brother: Beyond the Craft, we're delighted to be joined by Worthy Brother John Watts, Grand Sword Bearer of the Order of the Secret Monitor. John discusses why he loves OSM so much, what makes it unique and gives us a little insight into the story behind the order. Plus, we find out about the incredible fundraising initiative our very own Jack Saunders has taken on and Producer Josh launches our BRAND NEW website at www.brothermasonic.com!

Duration:00:45:12

Brother: Beyond the Craft - Red Cross of Constantine

3/30/2020
Welcome to season two of Brother, and the first episode of our new series, Beyond the Craft. In this season we've teamed up with Mark Masons' Hall to explore a significant number of the progressive orders in Freemasonry. In this episode, we're joined by Illustrious Knight Adrian Jarvis, Divisional Marshal for the Division of East Anglia to tell us all about the Order of the Red Cross of Constantine.

Duration:00:32:13

Brother Extra - Freemasonry Hits Pause

3/17/2020
NTA, Taz and Jack all jump online to record this special Brother Extra all about the suspension The United Grand Lodge of England, Mark Masons Hall & Supreme Grand Council have called on following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK. We discuss the initial thoughts, how freemasonry is going to be effected and also what we can do to keep ourselves and others connected to freemasonry over the next four months. We also have an update on Brother Beyond the Craft. Thanks for listening as always,...

Duration:00:28:47

Brother Extra: Talking UGLE with Shaun Butler

1/17/2020
Happy New Year! We sit down with the new Communications Manager of the United Grand Lodge of England, Shaun Butler to discuss his role, masonic etiquette online, his vision for the public presence of Freemasonry in the future and his teams plan for 2020! Shaun is a wonderfully passionate freemason and clearly dedicated to the cause! Enjoy this great chat with one of the new (young) men at the top! We will be back to you very soon with the first Brother of 2020 and our new big exciting...

Duration:00:33:49

Brother: Episode 10 - The Tazfather

10/31/2019
We finally made it. Episode 10. And this is the big one, the Royal Arch episode you've ALL been waiting for! Join Neil, Taz, Jack and Producer Josh as they sup another delicious bottle of claret and discuss that most contentious of Masonic subjects; the Holy Royal Arch!

Duration:00:40:16

Brother Extra: Some Thoughts on Mental Health

6/21/2019
Hot on the tails of Mental Health Awareness Week, Neil, Taz and Produce Josh are joined by friend of the podcast, Joe to discuss whether Freemasonry does enough to tackle the biggest killer of men under 45 - Suicide. It's not necessarily an easy listen, but consider this a call to action. And please remember, it's okay to not be okay. If you ever find yourself in need of someone to talk to, please drop us a DM or get in touch with the Samaritans free on 116 123.

Duration:00:23:50

Brother: Episode 9 - Extra Virgin

6/7/2019
It's been a while since we sat around the table with a bottle of vino, so for this episode, we're just having a good old catch up! Unfortunately, Jack couldn't be with us, but Produce Josh is back with Taz and Neil to discuss everything from Neil's year in the chair, to Taz's banging hangover!

Duration:01:07:57

Brother: Episode 8 - Once in a Lifetime

4/19/2019
We recorded live from the vestibule at the Grand Temple in Freemasons' Hall ahead of the consecration of Essex Cornerstone Lodge, the first lodge in England to be created for new and young Freemasons. Over 700 Freemasons turned up to this incredible ceremony, and afterwards, Neil spoke to the primus Worshipful Master, W. Bro. Elliott Chevin about his experience being the first WM of this brand new and ground breaking lodge!

Duration:00:42:25

Brother: Episode 7 - It's All Coming Back to Me Now

1/29/2019
We're back for the first time in 2019, and we're kicking off the new year (granted a little late) with a bang! Find out some incredibly exciting news about the future of Brother, whilst we indulge in a glass of our favourite Red Wine and discuss gentleman's sex aids.

Duration:00:34:39

Brother Extra: On Mentoring

12/3/2018
Happy (nearly) Christmas! NTA, Taz and Jack are spending the first Sunday of December at Brother HQ with a Curry and few beers discussing mentoring within Freemasonry, We discuss what some ideas, the role in general and some ideas for the future of the role. What do you think? let us know your thoughts as always on our twitter page http://www.twitter.com/brothermasonic and our NEW facebook page http://www.facebook.com/brothermasonic we will be back super soon with Brother 7!

Duration:00:23:10

Brother: Episode 6 - Knowing me, Knowing you.

11/18/2018
Welcome to Brother HQ! NTA, Taz and Producer Jack are back in the saddle at our new location to bring you Brother 6! We cover off where the devil we've been, discuss all of the main stories from the world of Freemasonry since Brother 5 and are joined by our VERY special guest Assistant Metropolitan Grand Master and Grand Summus of the Scarlet Cord Ian Currans! We discuss all things Scarlet Cord, his journey into freemasonry and everything in between! This is a rather long episode, but we...

Duration:01:46:40

Brother Extra: On resigning

10/31/2018
NTA, Producer Jack and Taz sit down and discuss the elephant in the lodge room the topic of resigning from a unit. This taboo subject is approached from different views and we discuss the for's and against's in leaving a masonic order. As always, let us know your thoughts on our twitter page @brothermasonic!

Duration:00:28:18

Brother: Episode 5 - The Taz Wears Prada

9/6/2018
Join Taz, Neil and our newest member of the team, Producer Jack, as we once again bring you the latest Masonic news, a roundup (and thank you!) for all of our iTunes reviews, and an incredible interview with the CEO and Head of Fundraising of Lifelites.

Duration:01:10:27

Brother Extra: With the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the HFAF

8/6/2018
We are absolutely honoured to be joined by M.W. Bro. Christine Chapman, Grand Master of the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons. In a week where Freemasonry was once again in the news for UGLE's latest ruling on the rights of transgender members, what a perfect time to speak to the Grand Master of one of Britain's two Grand Lodges for women.

Duration:00:27:02

Brother: Episode 4 - The Sweaty Stripes

7/29/2018
Whilst recording on one of the hottest days of the year, we welcome back Harry after his initiation to find out what he thought of the whole experience, and for any tips and tricks, he can share with future initiates. Of course, we also enjoy a delicious Wine of the Week, read out some of your wonderful messages and clear up a few things in this week's Masonic News Round-Up! Plus, we're now on Vivino! Just download the app free from your app store and search Brother Masonic to follow our...

Duration:00:51:09

Brother: Episode 3 - The Excited Jowls

7/1/2018
After a little bit of a scheduling delay, we're back with Episode 3, and boy have we got a lot in store for you! In this episode, we discuss Taz's plums, excited jowls, and Neil conducts our first ever recorded interview with newly-installed Worshipful Master, Stuart Harker! As always, we'd love to her your thoughts so please get in touch with us @BrotherMasonic on Twitter, with the hashtags #tazsplums and #excitedjowls

Duration:01:05:23

Brother Extra: Some Thoughts on Masonic Engagement

6/24/2018
Welcome to the first ever Brother Extra! After recording episode 3, we realised we all had a little more to say about Masonic Engagement, all sparked off by a conversation about Taz's (actual) brother's journey through Freemasonry. Have a listen to us all having a gloves-off, no airs and graces conflab about it, and let us know your thoughts on Twitter @brothermasonic

Duration:00:24:54

Brother: Episode 2 - U with a House

5/29/2018
Episode 2 has a distinctive French flavour to it, kicking off with our French Wine of the Week, "Le Petit Gascoûn Rouge, and more specifically Taz's inability to pronounce it! We also take a look at the latest Masonic news headlines including the recent Grand Lodge appointments and investitures and a Business Insider video on Freemasonry. Plus, in this episode, we welcome our first ever guest, Harry, who will be initiated into the craft in June! We ask him what he thinks he knows so far...

Duration:00:45:31