Brother. The Masonic Podcast.

Brother. The Masonic Podcast.
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!

Brother: Beyond the Craft - Knights Templar
Aug 7 • 35 min
In this episode, Neil, Jack and Josh (unfortunately no Taz due to work commitments!) speak with Eminent Knight David Tuke, First Great Captain of the Great Priory of the Order of the Temple about the Knights’ Templar and Order of Malta. We know this is…
Brother Extra: Refreshment to Labour
Jul 10 • 30 min
In light of the joint statement from UGLE and MMH on Masonic Meetings being able to resume in England and Wales, Neil, Taz and Jack jumped on Zoom to discuss what going back to Lodge in this ‘new normal’ might be like!
Brother: Beyond the Craft - Allied Masonic Degrees
Jun 12 • 40 min
In this episode of Beyond the Craft, we’re talking about the Allied Masonic Degrees.The Brother Lads were joined by Scott Cargill, Assistant Grand Secretary for the District of London to give us an insight into these 5 unlinked but truly fascinating…
Brother: Beyond the Craft - Royal and Select Masters
May 15 • 32 min
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…
Brother Extra: Lockdown Haircuts
May 3 • 28 min
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…
Brother: Beyond the Craft - Order of the Secret Monitor
Apr 17 • 45 min
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…
Brother: Beyond the Craft - Red Cross of Constantine
Mar 30 • 32 min
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…
Brother Extra - Freemasonry Hits Pause
Mar 17 • 28 min
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…
Brother Extra: Talking UGLE with Shaun Butler
Jan 17 • 33 min
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!…
Brother: Episode 10 - The Tazfather
Oct 31, 2019 • 69 min
Neil, Taz, Jack and Producer Josh discuss that most contentious of Masonic subjects; the Holy Royal Arch!
Brother Extra: Some Thoughts on Mental Health
Jun 21, 2019 • 23 min
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.
Brother: Episode 9 - Extra Virgin
Jun 7, 2019 • 67 min
It’s time for a good old chin wag. No agenda, just sat around the table with a bottle of wine having a catch up!
Brother: Episode 8 - Once in a Lifetime
Apr 19, 2019 • 42 min
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…
Brother: Episode 7 - It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
Jan 29, 2019 • 34 min
We’re back for the first time in 2019, and we’re kicking off the new year (granted a little late) with a bang!
Brother Extra: On Mentoring
Dec 3, 2018 • 23 min
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…
Brother: Episode 6 - Knowing me, Knowing you.
Nov 18, 2018 • 106 min
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…
Brother Extra: On resigning
Oct 31, 2018 • 28 min
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…
Brother: Episode 5 - The Taz Wears Prada
Sep 6, 2018 • 70 min
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.
Brother Extra: With the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the HFAF
Aug 6, 2018 • 27 min
We are absolutely honoured to be joined by M.W. Bro. Christine Chapman, Grand Master of the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons.
Brother: Episode 4 - The Sweaty Stripes
Jul 29, 2018 • 51 min
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.
Brother: Episode 3 - The Excited Jowls
Jul 1, 2018 • 65 min
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!
Brother Extra: Some Thoughts on Masonic Engagement
Jun 24, 2018 • 24 min
After recording episode 3, we realised we all had a little more to say about Masonic Engagement, all sparked off my a conversation about Taz’s (actual) brother’s journey through Freemasonry.
Brother: Episode 2 - U with a House
May 29, 2018 • 45 min
French wine, French words and an interview with a (soon to be) initiate!
Brother: Episode 1 - Client Wine and Self-Indulgence
May 12, 2018 • 57 min
Welcome to the first ever episode of Brother. The Masonic Podcast! We talk client wine, how we got into Freemasonry and answer a few of our own questions!