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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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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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Bald Explorer and West Grinstead Station

The Bald Explorer is off to explore Knepp Castle and an abandoned railway station in West Grinstead in West Sussex, near Horsham. On what was once called the Steyning Line are the remains of a railway station that once served a route between Horsham and Shoreham, but in 1960s Dr. Richard Beeching brought down his […]

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Humphrey Kynaston – A Highwayman in his Cave!

The highwayman Humphrey Kynaston was a bit of a Robin Hood character – robbing the rich to give to the poor. But who was he and where did he live? I am the Bald Explorer, from UK television’s Community Channel and I am on the trail of this notorious blackguard. He had a fortified manor […]

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Myddle Castle, the home of a Highwayman!

Myddle Castle was the home to a highway man in the 15th Century. Now it is in ruins and fortunately protected. In this episode, the Bald Explorer is off in search of Humphrey Kynaston’s ancestral home to discover what is left of it. Richard Vobes is TVs Bald Explorer and in each episode he is […]

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Burning the Lewes Martyrs…

Mary Tudor is best remembered by her nickname, Bloody Mary. She earned this by burning protestant heretics. Over 288 Marian Martyrs died as a result of her catholic faith, but was she really as bad as all that? Richard Vobes, TV’s Bald Explorer (catch him on the Community Channel) is in Lewes in East Sussex […]

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