Podcast: True’s Yard, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

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, …

Podcast: Hastings Caves Explored!

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. …

Podcast: The Mary Rose

A splendid day of history investigation took place down at the Mary Rose Museum in Historic Dockyard, in Portsmouth. Jackie Shaw, Head of Communications, introduced me to the site and explained exactly what is on offer to look at and the purpose behind the amazing exhibits at the all important historic dockyard. The Mary Rose …

Video and Podcast: Exeter Explored

A couple of years ago I take a two day journey to West Devon to explore the ancient city of Exeter to see what it’s like and discover some of its fascinating history. The ten minute video above demonstrates some of the beautiful architecture to be found in the city centre and the audio below …