Tag Archives: Petworth

Crumbling Churches Preview 4

Richard Vobes is out and about exploring the British parish churches for the next programme of the Bald Explorer coming soon to the Community Channel. In this preview, Richard is looking at pews and seating as well as discovering an abandoned church in the woods at Bedham in West Sussex, near Petworth.

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Episode Five: A Rural Town

Richard Vobes is the Bald Explorer, dashing about Britain discovering the history of its towns and villages. In this episode he is off to Petworth in the heart of West Sussex, close to Chichester and not too far from London. It is a very rural town renown for the beautiful mansion-house, upon land that once […]

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Screenshots Gallery

Here are a few screen shots from the new episodes to be shown on the Community Channel this year. I hope it whets your appetite to check out the final programmes.

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Behind the scenes – Petworth

Here are a couple of Behind the Scenes videos we shot while shooting the Bald Explorer episode in Petworth. They feature Richard Vobes and Jimmy Hastell.

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The Petworth Emigrants

Leigh Lawson author and historian talks to Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer about the Petworth Emigrants who left Sussex in the early 19th century and headed oi upper Canada. Leigh explains the reason for their going and the hardships along the way. This is a supplementary video as part of the Petworth project ‘The Bald […]

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Pullmans at Petworth

As part of the recent filming for the Bald Explorer in Petworth, I took a trip to the old railway station which lies a little to the south of the town. It is no longer in active service having been closed in the 1960′s but in its day was part of the Pulborough to Midhurst […]

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