Work is nearly complete on the next Bald Explorer episode, Taking the Waters; a documentary about the discovery of the spring water at Tunbridge Wells, in Kent. However, there are still a few things to make it complete and hopefully assist the telling of the story. When filming, particularly on a limited budget, it isn’t […]
The parish church is one of the oldest buildings in the British landscape. Most of them have been here for over 900 years and some date from the Saxon period. They are ubiquitous; their steeples point above the rooftops, the bell towers chime on a Sunday, pews of some age are lined up towards the […]
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Alec Clifton-Taylor made a series of programmes with the BBC entitled Six English Towns, Six More English Towns and Another Six English Towns. He was principally interested with showing off the wonderful survivors of beautiful architecture that was available to discover in our towns across England. Although a […]
Prehistoric Monuments: Richard Vobes is the Bald Explorer and is on a journey of discovery around Britain. In this episode, he tracks down some of our earliest monuments left by prehistoric man. Broadcast on the Community Channel.
I am very pleased to announce that from next week – Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th October 2012, the Bald explorer will be having its first television transmission in the UK on the Community Channel. The first three episodes will be screened consecutively over these three days with my visit to Lewes on Monday, my […]