After over two years in production Discovering WyeDean is now complete.
WyeDean has become an ecological tourist attraction with it's cycle trails, waymarked walks, caves, ancient trees and wildlife. It was once a major industrial centre and still to be seen are many heritage sites ranging from the earliest iron and steel furnaces, free miners and their coal and ochre mines, through to ancient tramways and railways.
With it's ancient castles, abbeys and churches it is an area full of hidden places to explore.
Filmed using the latest drone technology and available in now.
Visit The Land Between Two Rivers
Heritage films have also recently completed a film 'Visit The Land Between Two Rivers' featuring the area from the beautiful Wye Valley and through the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire. It features stunning aerial videography and the evocative sound of The Forest of Dean Male Voice Choir, with music composed by local Forest of Dean composer Dick Brice. It is an excerpt from the new production 'Discovering WyeDean'.
Also available is is a clip about 'Perrygrove Railway', narrated by the owner of the railway David Nelson-Brown and includes a journey along the whole line, sometimes on the footplate and sometimes behind the scenes.
The sights and sounds of the 2018 Christmas Extravaganza in Clearwell Caves, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire recorded live by Chris Richardson-Brand. This is a clip from “Discovering WyeDean".
Fly on the Wye
The Wye Valley. Beautiful, historic, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An aerial journey from Ross on Wye to the Severn bridge.
Dean Heritage Centre
The Dean Heritage Centre at Soudley, Gloucestershire .This short clip is an extract from a film, "Discovering WyeDean". This is my way of saying thank you to the staff, a place to visit for all the family. Narrated by the centre manager Joanne Clarke.
August Bank Holiday 2019 in the Forest of Dean
Ross on Wye Regatta Dragon boat racing, Coleford Faddle Fair and Parkend Carnival. What a fantastic series of events so out I went with my camera and drone. These clips and a lot more appear in my new film, "Discovering WyeDean"
Eric Morecambe Statue Vandalisation
In October 2014 in Morecambe its main attraction was vandalised by some senseless idiot. Someone cut down Eric Morecambe's statue. The town was in uproar because everyone who came to the seaside resort always wanted their photograph taken copying Eric's famous pose. I was there to record the story of its repair and restoration. I went to where it was restored at a foundry in London and was given unprecedented access at all stages. Eventually Eric's family came to Morecambe after two months for the official unveiling of the statue and I interviewed them. It was a very special day for Morecambe and even today everyone who goes to the rundown resort still poses by the statue and I am very glad to have been able to record this important event.
Hong Kong - The Ultimate Metropolis
Hong Kong 2019 before the riots. One of my most favourite places on earth. Exciting, so much that is new, travel by historic tram, by the magnificent transit system, or at night on the evocative star ferry. If you dare take the thrill ride on the top deck of a bus to Stanley Harbour.