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 …

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 …

Britain’s Worst Avalanche…

Hard to believe but in the south of England there was a terrible disaster – in fact, the worst avalanche in British history and it happened on the site where a pub stands as a reminder of this tragedy. The Bald Explorer heads off to explore this tragic disaster in the Victorian era. He is …

Lewes Boot Scrapers

Have you ever spotted those weird little metal things sunken into the walls of Georgian houses and wondered what they are? They look like miniature fire-places, don’t they? In the days before the motor car and when travel was really only possible either on your own two feet or by those of a horse, the …