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 …

Petworth Teaser Video No: 2

It is nearly finished. The shooting is very close to being completed, just a few more elements to capture and then I can start to job of pulling all the pieces together. Meanwhile, I have put together a short teaser video for you to get an idea of the sort of places and things I …

Bald Explorer Petworth Teaser Video

I am currently shooting two videos at once. The first being a search for the Caratacus’s last stand in the Welsh Marches and the second a visit to the rural market town of Petworth in West Sussex. Here is the teaser video for the latter. Petworth is famed for its splendid stately home, once the …

History You Can Touch

I was thinking about some of  the previous video incarnations of the Bald Explorer the other day and I recalled a film I made in Wiltshire which looked at some of the old tombs that have been left on the landscape. It was called History You Can Touch and concentrated on ancient man and his …

The Bald Explorer meets the Coracle Man

Peter Faulkner has been making coracles for the past 25 years. He talks to Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer, about how he first got started and a little about the history of this ancient craft. Based in Leintwardine in north Herefordshire, Peter paddles his coracles on the River Teme which is close to his old …