The Bedham Mission Church

The UK is filled with strange oddities. Take for example the red-brick remains of a roofless church in West Sussex tucked away in a small hamlet called Bedham. Once home to woodcutters and charcoal burners the woodland is now a nature reserve open to the public. The tiny community that lived here for generations after …

Smallest Church in Sussex

The Bald Explorer is off in search of the smallest church in Sussex. Lullington Church, part of Cuckmere Churches, is tiny, only 16 feet square. It is a hidden gem in the East Sussex countryside on the South Downs. Used now for as the backdrop for weddings, it still has regular services for the community. …

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, …

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 …