The Success of English Wine Making in Kent

I am searching for English Wine Kent in today’s video. Publicity lady, Vikki Eames, escorts me around Biddenden Vineyard explaining the wine maker’s remarkable achievements and curious past. Originally home to a 40 acre apple orchard, the Barnes family started to consider diversifying the farm in the late 1960s as apple prices began to decline. […]

Mike Skinner from Uckfield FM talks to Bald Explorer about Radio

I am at the Weald on the Field event in Uckfield talking to Mike Skinner about the community radio station there – Uckfield FM. Uckfield FM (branded as 105 Uckfield FM since 1 July 2010) is a community radio station based in the town of Uckfield, East Sussex and was founded during the 2002 Uckfield […]

What’s so special about West Grinstead’s Parish church?

The Bald Explorer meets up with Richard Verrall, local farmer and bell ringer, to explore the fascinating parish church of West Grinstead in West Sussex. St George’s Church was first built circa 1100 AD and is the Anglican place of worship, and the Church of England parish church. It lies close to the river Adur […]

Exploring the Warningcamp Auxiliary Hideout

The Secret Hole

The Auxiliary Units or GHQ Auxiliary Units were specially trained, highly secret units created by the United Kingdom government during the Second World War, with the aim using irregular warfare to help combat any invasion of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany, which the Germans codenamed Operation Sea Lion. I am off with Brian Drury […]