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Leicestershire & Rutland Freemasons
A series of Masonic podcasts from Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons, with information relating to Freemasonry.
May 25, 2021
Episode 21. Why join Freemasonry?
In episode 21 we look back at an interview i conducted last week in front of an audience of people who are thinking about joining the Freemasons.
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 20. Development of Freemasonry in Leicestershire & Rutland in the 18th & 19th Centuries
In this episode we look through a paper written in 1968 by W.H.Russell for the Lodge of Research No.2429 in Leicester. www.research2429.org.uk
Nov 12, 2020
Episode 19. Freemasonry during Lockdown 2 in England
In this episode, we talk to Peter Kinder and Paul Wallace to check on the plans for Freemasonry in the current lockdown in England, and their plans for Christmas and the New Year.
Oct 29, 2020
Episode 18. Inside the Masonic Kitchen!
How do masonic halls operate? and in particular, how do the kitchens work to feed the many members day in day out. In this episode we discuss the operation in Leicester's busy Freemasons' Hall with Nicola Holyoake and chef Greg Prangnell.
Oct 7, 2020
Episode 17. Roger Dakin, MC Extraordinaire
I am joined by Peter Kinder and Dale Page as we listen to the stories and achievements of Roger Dakin, the renowned MC and After Dinner Speaker.
Aug 28, 2020
Episode 16. Membership & Mentoring
In this episode, we look at the role of Membership Officer, at both Lodge and provincial level, and to see the work being undertaken to promote the work Freemasonry plays within the community. We also examine the role of Lodge Mentor's play in ensuring that our new members are looked after.
Aug 22, 2020
Episode 15. Marching Masons
A team of fundraisers from Leicestershire & Rutland Freemasons have begun to organise a sponsored walk all around the county to raise money for local charities and good causes. Visit the website for more details: https://www.pglleics.org.uk/marching-masons
Jul 3, 2020
Episode 14. The Mark Degree
What is the relationship between the Craft, Royal Arch, and the Mark degree? In this episode, we speak to three of the Provinces leading figures in Mark Masonry.
Jun 26, 2020
Episode 13. Cycling & Freemasonry
We talk to two of Freemasonry's keenest cyclist about setting up a cycling club within the Lodge.
Jun 20, 2020
Episode 12. Freemasonry and the Military
What are the similarities between the Military and Freemasonry? We explore the answers with two of the founding members of a Military Lodge, the Tudor Rose Lodge.
Jun 11, 2020
Episode 11. The Royal Arch
In this episode, we discuss the Royal Arch, where it fits into the story told in Craft Freemasonry, and how the order is adapting to suit the needs of the modern Freemason.
Jun 5, 2020
Episode 10. Communications & Freemasonry
We look at the role of Communications Officer in Freemasonry, as the tables are turned on the usual presenter of Square Talk, to understand his thoughts and opinions of how we communicate.
May 29, 2020
Episode 9. The Lodge Secretary
In this episode, we have a "Masonic Short" all about Freemasons Hall in London, and we dive into the role of Lodge Secretary, as we talk with Paul Wallace, the Provincial Grand Secretary of Leicestershire & Rutland.
May 21, 2020
Episode 8. Charity & Freemasonry
Freemasons are well known for their charitable giving, but how is this money raised, and how is it distributed to local and national charities?
May 16, 2020
Episode 7. The Universities Scheme
We talk with Andy Green, the Assistant Provincial Grand Master of Leicestershire & Rutland Freemasons about the Universities Scheme.
May 7, 2020
Episode 6. The Provincial Grand Master
In this episode, we put questions to the Provincial Grand Master of Leicestershire & Rutland Freemasons, Peter Kinder.
May 2, 2020
Episode 5. Rugby & Freemasonry
We talk with three of the founding members of the Union of Rugby Lodge in Leicestershire & Rutland.
Apr 23, 2020
Episode 4. The Role of Orator in Freemasonry
In this episode we talk with David Hughes, the Provincial Grand Orator for Leicestershire & Rutland, as we dive into the role, what it is for, and how it benefits Lodge members.
Apr 17, 2020
Episode 3. The Light Blue Club for New & Young Masons
Episode 3. We talk with Bob Reay and Dennis Crommentuijn of the Light Blue.
Apr 9, 2020
Episode 2. The Lodge Almoner
We speak with the Provincial Grand Almoner, David Highton, about how Lodges are coping under the current restrictions.
Apr 3, 2020
Episode 1. Provincial Grand Mentor's Perspective
In this episode we talk with the Provincial Grand Mentor, Dale Page to get his views on Freemasonry during this period of lockdown due to Covid-19 and we can all do to help.