Richard Vobes takes a walk to the mysterious Chanctonbury Ring, the site of an old iron age hill fort and beauty spot. Its famed for the ring of tress that was planted there in the 18th century and the occult goings on. There was once a Roman Temple built on the top on the site […]
History You Can Touch is a study of the first monuments on the landscape of Great Britain, including the West Kennet Long Barrow in Wiltshire and the Belas Knapp Long Barrow in the Cotswolds. England is littered with the remains of man from the early history. Richard Vobes is off to discover the first of […]
Murder has always been of interest to the Human condition. Who would be so bold to take another life? Why would any one do such a thing and how did they do it? It may be morbid curiosity but the plain fact is we all like a good murder well told and now you can […]
True’s Yard is all that remains of King’s Lynn’s old fishing community, the North End, which existed for hundreds of years, and which was finally demolished in the clearances of the 1930’s and the 1960’s. Once hundreds of families lived within a stone’s throw of their chapel of St Nicholas, which still dominates the area, […]
In March 2008, Paul Stoneman and I took a trip to the Cheddar Gorge in Somerset. We decided to go when it was off season to avoid the crowds and do three important things. First was to have a walk around the famous gorge and see for ourselves just how impressive it was. Second we […]
Trevor White took Mr. Pegram and I deep into the old smugglers caves in Hastings, East Sussex. He is the Attractions Manager there as well as historian and what an enthusiastic chap he turned out to be, extremely passionate about his rather special caves. Take a listen to part of the exclusive audio tour above. […]
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