21 Oct 2011

The first one was filmed at our church in East Shefford and aired in September on BBC South. At the church Roger Finn met with Loyd Grossman our Chairman and Alma Dawkins our local keyholder who has cared for the building for years. 



Watch the clip about East Shefford

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The second was filmed at St George's church in Portland, Dorset. For this film our Conservation Manager, Neil Rushton and Development Officer, Kim Thompson were interviewed about the building's history and architecture and we heard stories about the people buried in the in the spectacular churchyard. 

Watch the clip about St George, Portland

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The third programme focused on St Mary's church in  South Tidworth, Hampshire. Where Roger Finn met with the Fijan congregation who are using the church regularly. He also interviewed our Development Officer, Frances Hurd about the history of the building. 

Watch the clip about St Mary, South Tidworth

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The next film featured St Mary's church in Hartley Wintney also in Hampshire where Jean Amos our local volunteer was interviewed. Local volunteers are involved in a project to clean and record the gravestones in the churchyard.  

Watch the film about St Mary, Hartley Wintney

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The last instalment of the series aired on 20 October 2011 and featured St Andrew's church in Hove, Brighton. There Roger Finn interviewed members of the Brighton and Hove Gay Men's Chorus who have made the church their home and spoke to our Development Manager for the South East, John Vigar about the history and architecture of the buildling. 

Watch the film about St Andrew, Hove (fast forward to 17.30 mins in)

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