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Oct 11, 2007


Our tour today is about the Theatre Royal Brighton on the South coast of England. A grand old lady of the English theatre, that is coming up to it's two hundredth birthday. In the tour we go behind the scenes and talk to members of staff, who make the magic of this theatre come alive fifty two weeks a year. We go...


Sep 9, 2007

My audio tour to day is to Hollycombe Steam Collection in Sussex which stands on the borders of Hampshire and Sussex in South-East England. Hollycombe opened to the public in 1971 and in 1985 the volunteer drivers made an agreement with Mr. Baldock to take over the running of Hollycombe. Thus was born the...


Jul 1, 2007

My audio tour to day is on the Volk's Electric Railway with (photo Ian Gledhill),  Chairman of (VERA) Volks Electric Railway Association. Opened in 1883 the Magnus Volk electric powered railway runs along the seafront at Brighton in the South East of England.  It was opened on 4 August 1883 by Magnus Volk, the man...


Jun 30, 2007

The 2nd part of my audio tour of Volk's Electric Railway with Ian Gledhill,  Chairman of (VERA) Volks Electric Railway Association.

 In 1892 with the Electric Railway comfortably installed as far as Paston Place Magnus cast his eyes towards Rottingdean. To extend the existing railway the three miles would entail...


Jun 1, 2007

My audio tour to day is of Bodiam Castle which stands on the borders of Kent and Sussex in south-east England. It was originally built as an extremely fortified manor house and is a symmetrical square stone castle surrounded by an artificial lake fed by underground springs.

The appearance of Bodiam Castle is...