Cowdray House

Cowdray House in Midhurst, West Sussex, was a Tudor nobleman’s grand mansion, built around 1520 and 1542. Henry VIII and Elizabeth I visited and stayed there, no doubt hunting in the local hazel wood forest. The house was a near copy of Hampton Court, although not quite as big. No one was permitted to have […]

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The Bedham Mission Church

The UK is filled with strange oddities. Take for example the red-brick remains of a roofless church in West Sussex tucked away in a small hamlet called Bedham. Once home to woodcutters and charcoal burners the woodland is now a nature reserve open to the public. The tiny community that lived here for generations after […]

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Smallest Church in Sussex

The Bald Explorer is off in search of the smallest church in Sussex. Lullington Church, part of Cuckmere Churches, is tiny, only 16 feet square. It is a hidden gem in the East Sussex countryside on the South Downs. Used now for as the backdrop for weddings, it still has regular services for the community. […]

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Tunbridge Wells Spring Water

In this programme, the Bald explorer is tasting the spa water at Royal Tunbridge Wells, the Chalybeate spring that is fortified with iron. Discovered by Lord North in 1606, the spring water turned the town is into a place of high fashion in the 18th and 19th centuries. The wells are situated in the famous […]

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Patreon Supporters Get New Videos

As you know, the Bald Explorer is seeking patrons to help finance the production of the short format videos we make and I am pleased to report that lovely people have stepped forward to pledge money to make that happen. It simply is the price of a cup of coffee a month. Small change, really, […]

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Bald Explorer on Patreon

In the event of the new short format Bald Explorer shows, I have ventured into the world of seeking patronage. Patreon is the crowdfunding website, www.Patreon.com, designed to help people who enjoy supporting the arts fund their favourite artists and film makers. Now that I am planning a weekly episode of the Bald Explorer videos, […]

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