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Sowing Seeds - 4 Case Studies

Sowing SEEDS covers the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Community Partnerships Executive North Dorset (CPEND) area of North Dorset, who wo...

tags:   cranborne chase and west wiltshire downs area of outstanding natural beauty  sowing seeds  community partnerships executive north dorset  cpend  aonb  rdpe  tisbury  lancer's house  beatons bookshop and cafe  blackmore vale butchery  trailway woodfuel  ch 

Channel:   Enterprise

Wincanton's First Sunday Market

On September 15th., 2013, Wincanton Town Team held it's first Sunday Market as a first step towards revitalising the High Street.

tags:   wincanton town team  somerset  sunday market  mary portas 

Channel:   Community

The End for Wincanton's Children's Centre?

Somerset County Council are seeking to make cuts to their budget for Children's Centres by closing down most of them. They are hoping to replace current, professionally staffed centres with volunt...

tags:   the balsam centre  somerset county council  spending cuts  children's centres 

Channel:   Community

Resonance and Ritual

A group of post graduate students from the Central School of Drama investigate the resonant frequencies of ancient ritual spaces with a traditional Georgian healing song, visiting West Kennet Long ...

tags:   central school of drama  resonance  ritual  west kennet long barrow  waylands smithy  knowlton rings  the earth house  cranborne ancient technology centre 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Window on the World. IT and older people

This video was made by the Wholemeal Media Company for the South West Foundation on behalf of the South West Forum on Ageing and the South West Seniors' Network for showing at the South West Senior...

tags:   it  internet  south west foundation  south west forum on ageing  south west seniors' network  somerset care  sunningdale lodge  it for the terrified  learning curve  wiltshire council  it help at home 

Channel:   Community

Working the Woods

Working the Woods was made in 1986 and shows the work of forester, Charles Driver. Charles' mission was to bring oak coppices on and around Dartmoor back under management. These coppices were ori...

 

Channel:   Environment

Christmas Special 2012

Wincanton Live at Home Scheme provides a service to elderly people who wish to remain at home. John Holman visited the Tuesday group's Christmas party to record the reminiscences and wishes for the...

 

Channel:   CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2012

Michael Ward at the Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Transition Vision volunteer reporter Colleen Jackson, whilst on a visit to her homeland of Australia, took a trip to Tamborine Mountain in Queensland. Its sub-tropical climate and fertile soil mak...

tags:   tamborine mountain  queensland  distillery  schnapps  michael ward  poms in paradise  colleen jackson  australia  

Channel:   Food and Drink

Circle of Tales

The long established "PuppetCraft" were touring village halls in Somerset early in 2012 under the aegis of Take Art. "Circle of Tales" is a puppet show that deals with an African creation myth and ...

tags:   circle of tales  puppetcraft  john roberts  mbira  take art  somerset  chartwell dutiro  libby quick  john holman  

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Running Blind - The Making Of

This is the story of how the children of The Prince of Wales First School, Dorchester, Dorset, made their animation "Running Blind".

tags:   paralympics  prince of wales first school  dorcester  dorset  animation  first light  blind football 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Running Blind

Dorset school children have done it again. Following on from the success of The Sadness of King George", children at The Prince of Wales First School, in Dorchester have produced "Running Blind" wh...

tags:   prince of wales first school  animation  paralympics  blind football 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

South West Seniors' Assembly

This was a one-day conference organised by the South West Seniors Network, South West Forum on Ageing and South West Foundation which took place on March 30th, 2012 at the Taunton Conference Centre...

tags:   south west forum on ageing  south west foundation  south west seniors network  healthcare  rural transport  social exclusion  quality of life  housing 

Channel:   Community

Don't Take Art Away

Somerset County Council made the decision to cut support for the arts in the county by 100%. Take Art is a unique, magical, life-changing organisation that doesn’t live in a v...

tags:   take art  somerset  performing arts  cuts  somerset county council 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Wildlife Gardening

LB Loxley of West Country Wildlife demonstrates the creation of a garden that will provide a varied habitat for a range of wild flora and fauna.

tags:   lb loxley  west country wildlife  wildlife garden 

Channel:   Environment

Luna. Louise Barrett of Pretty Good Girl

John Holman shot this video at a Take Art promotion at Sexey's School in Bruton, Somerset as Louise Barrett and her "Pretty Good Girl" Dance Theatre Company embarked on a national tour with her new...

tags:   louise barrett  pretty good girl  dance theatre  luna  take art  john holman  andy burnett  sexey's school  bruton  somerset  contemporary dance 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Wessex Heavy Horse Society Spring Working

Transition Vision volunteer, Colleen Jackson,visited Wessex Heavy Horse Society's Spring Working. Blustery winds tested the technology to the ultimate! These creatures are not just picturesque th...

tags:   colleen jackson  charles buckler  the farming channel  mike hawler  heather keeble 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

You're Not Like the Other Girls, Chrissie - Caroline Horton

This is the second in the series from Transition Vision featuring the visiting artists to Somerset, thanks to Take Art's travelling arts scheme. Caroline Horton is an actor who likes to write and ...

tags:   take art  100% arts budget cut  rural arts touring  caroline horton  somerset  john holman  ashbrittle 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Anonymous Travelling Market at The Larmer Tree

ATM's first outing of the season was at the Larmer Tree Gardens on Cranborne Chase. If you haven't been to one of their events before now this should whet your appetite. Market organisers, Emma H...

tags:   anonymous travelling market  atm  larmer tree gardens  emma house  rae stormonth-darling  damian of pressgang  heelstone  steps in time  john holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

South West Forum on Ageing

This video, launched at the recent South West Seniors Assembly, lays out the issues impacting on older people in the South West, including: • Loneliness and isolation • Rural transport • ...

tags:   south west seniors assembly  south west seniors network  tony watts  amber hartley-watts 

Channel:   Community

Antonia Grove: Small Talk

An interview including clips from a performance. Take Art use their well-established rural arts touring scheme to bring top class and often challenging performances to village h...

tags:   take art  100% arts budget cut  rural arts touring  antonia grove  probe  contemporary dance  wendy houstoun  small talk  transition vision  st. george's hall  hinton st. george  somerset  john holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Bridport by Night

This striking video was made by Stephen Banks, otherwise known as Dorset Scouser. Stephen came to west Dorset to join Watershed PR, the award-winning PR company based in Bridpo...

tags:   time-lapse  stephen banks  bridport by night  west dorset  watershed pr 

Channel:   The Showcase

Willow

Completed in 1988, Trilith's production Willow is an overview of the willow industry on the Somerset Levels as it was at that time. Focusing on the company "W. Gadsby and Son" ...

tags:   willow  w. gadsby and son  burrowbridge  somerset  stan gadsby  lewis boobyer  david corrie  david perry  basket making  john holman  sue holman 

Channel:   The Showcase

A Tale Retold

In 1998 Frank Marshall told Trilith about a collection of old cine film that had lain under his workbench for decades. He thought that amongst them might be one film he had par...

tags:   william heath robinson trust  frank marshall  geoffrey beare  the british vintage radio and television museum  gerry wells  animation  john holman  trilith 

Channel:   Heritage

The Wheel Stops Turning

Rescued from a cinema in Derbyshire, a can of film labelled "A Primitive Pottery in Dorset" has found its way home. Collaborating with Penny Copland-Griffiths, who presents thi...

tags:   verwood and district potteries trust  dorset  crossroads pottery  penny copland-griffiths  ac archaeology  ceramics  john holman  trilith 

Channel:   Heritage

Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza 2011

"Wincanton Businesses Together" held their annual "Christmas Extravaganza" at the beginning of December and this year was even bigger and better than previo...

tags:   wincanton businesses together  somerset  christmas  anonymous travelling market  john holman 

Channel:   CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2011

Sir Terry Pratchett at Hogswatch, 2011

I didn't know that this was going to happen so I was unprepared. I have used some of this in our video "Hogswatch, 2011" but I thought that enthusiasts would like to see the wh...

tags:   sir terry pratchett  discworld emporium  the bear  hogswatch  wincanton  somerset  john holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Hogswatch 2011

One of the less expected attractions of Wincanton's High Street is the Discworld Emporium, looking especially fine with its recently completed new shop front, it is a honey pot...

tags:   guards guards  discworld emporium  wincanton  somerset  the dolphin  the bear  terry pratchett  dave brashaw  leonard boyd  backspindle games  hogswatch 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Market Cafe

This film appears with the permission of the maker Simon Power. Simon shares my delight in independent and idiosynchratic cafes and their denizens. As Simon writes: "Chain stor...

tags:   simon power  the market cafe  bath 

Channel:   The Showcase

West Bay: A short film by Jack Hayter

Jack Hayter lives in Dorset and is an aspiring young film maker. He has kindly permitted us to use his film here. I think that you will agree that Jack has a lot of talent and ...

tags:   jack hayter  west bay  dorset  holiday  comedy 

Channel:   The Showcase

Henstridge Jostle 2011

Not content with a more classic village fete, the folks at Henstridge in Somerset have come up with the "Jostle". This film appears here with the kind permission of its maker, ...

tags:   henstridge jostle  somerset  henstridge on line  john edwards 

Channel:   Community

Goose Slade Farm

I suppose it's true to say that chicken and turkey aren't the special treats they used to be but a free ranging mainly grass-fed goose is still a great way to spoil family and g...

tags:   goose slade farm  local produce  east coker  somerset  food production  colleen jackson  john holman  joe dunning  phil dunning  farm shop 

Channel:   Food and Drink

It Steams a Dream: Renovating a Stanley Model "M"

We are very pleased to be able to present this film which recently won a "Hamster" for the best film by an adult at the Hamstone Film Festival. The Festival ...

tags:   steam car  stanley model 'm'  simon power  elliot simons  hamster  hamstone film festival  vehicle restoration  the mendips  grant goold  cheddar gorge 

Channel:   Hamstone Film Festival

The Last Broomsquire: A Novel

"The Last Broomsquire" is a newly published novel, set in the Quantock Hills in Somerset around 1800, by Martin Hesp. Martin has produced this beautifully shot video to promote...

tags:   the last broomsquire  martin hesp  quantock hills  somerset  flagon press  novel  james crowden  chard 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Apple Day at Quiet Corner Farm

For the last 4 years local people have gone to Quiet Corner Farm in Henstridge, Somerset to celebrate the glorious English apple. John Holman turned up to sample the apple juic...

tags:   apples  quiet corner farm  patricia thompson  henstridge  somerset  apple day  david godden  apple juice  apple cake  juicing  alice dike  liz holbrook  folk music  the balsam centre  common ground  john holman 

Channel:   Environment

The Exmoor Pony Round Up

You may have watched our feature on the family run Westcountry Wildlife. This is an example of their work and was shot during the annual pony round up at Withypool Common, Somer...

tags:   westcountry wildlife  somerset   exmoor  ponies  l b loxley 

Channel:   Environment

Sandford Heritage: Cordite, Clay and Calluna: Dig at Holton Lee

Sandford Heritage:"Cordite Clay and Calluna" is a local heritage project at Sandford near Wareham in Dorset. Various aspects of the area are being researched, shared and celebra...

tags:   cordite clay and calluna  local heritage  sandford  wareham  dorset  ben buxton  lilian ladle  local heritage  archaeology  excavation  dig  community  

Channel:   Heritage

Wood Fair at the Larmer Tree, 2011

Every other year the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) organise a grand Wood Fair at the picturesque Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollar...

tags:   wood fair  the larmer tree gardens  tollard royal  wiltshire  david blake  reenactment  vikings  normans  viking boat  john and sue holman 

Channel:   Environment

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning, Part 6, Wrap up. ...

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa University held a conferenc...

tags:   jan crawley  south west foundation  jim crawley  bath spa university  janice marks  dean t huggins  the federation for community development learning  john holman 

Channel:   Community

The Balsam Centre, part 7. Young People's Art Club

A call went out locally for any young people who were interested in joining an art club at the Balsam Centre in Wincanton, Somerset. After a slowish start a lively group formed ...

tags:   the balsam centre  wincanton  somerset  mariella wolff  after school activities  art  painting  young people 

Channel:   Community

Linda Billimore: Redundant in North Dorset

Linda was keen to talk to Transition Vision about her experience of being made redundant and the difficulties of getting back into a job in north Dorset.

tags:   linda billimore  north dorset  redundancy  employment  unemployment 

Channel:   People

Somerset Wildlife Trust - Langford Heathfield

You may have watched our feature on the family run Westcountry Wildlife. This is an example of their work and was shot in the same spot as we interviewed them a few weeks ago: L...

tags:   westcountry wildlife  somerset wildlife trust  langford heathfield  wellington 

Channel:   Environment

The Waggon a Stooded

An excerpt from "Free to Goo Abrode", written and directed by John Holman and broadcast on TSW in 1991. It was a programme about the life and work of Dorset ...

tags:   william barnes  dorset dialect  tim laycock  gabriel laycock  richard turner  david fox  john holman  free to goo abrode  bagber common poetry 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning. Part 5, David Beck Part 2

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa University held a conferenc...

tags:   the south west foundation  bath spa university school of education  david beck  university of glasgow  community development learning 

Channel:   Community

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning. Part 4, David Beck Part 1 ...

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa Univers...

tags:   the south west foundation  bath spa university school of education  david beck  university of glasgow  community development learning 

Channel:   Community

Saving the Levels

Transition Vision's voluntary correspondent Colleen Jackson visited Westhay Moor on the Somerset Levels and spoke to Mark Steer from Somerset WildlifeTrust about the work that is going on to improv...

tags:   westhay moor  somerset wildlife trust  mark steer  colleen jackson 

Channel:   Environment

Otter Encounters by Wild About Weymouth and Portland

A guided walk around Radipole Lake in Weymouth, on the hunt for signs of otters. The event was run by "Wild About Weymouth and Portland" which is a partnership bewtween Dorset W...

tags:   wild about weymouth and portland  dorset wildlife trust  radipole lake  dorset aonb  weymouth and portland borough council  natural england  portland gas  sally abbott 

Channel:   Environment

A New Life for the Shelters on Lyme Regis' Marine Parade

The "shelters" on Marine Parade on Lyme Regis' sea-front were a real eyesore for some years. The town council, after consultation with interested parties, came up with a plan to...

tags:   the shelters. marine parade  lyme regis  west dorset  lyme regis town council  west dorset district council  dorset county council  chalk and cheese  larc  david gale  sue holman  john holman  jurassic coast world heritage site  national trust  natural en 

Channel:   Community

Surfing the Parrett Bore

Probably everyone has heard of the Severn Bore but how many know that the River Parrett has one too? Rising at Thorney Mills, Chedington, a mere 10 miles from the south coast in...

tags:   thorney mills  chedington  west dorset  river parrett  river tone  river isle  river yeo  river cary  surfing  tidal bore  tristan bawn. 

Channel:   Environment

Community Researchers by Southwest Foundation

Community Researcher training is offered by South West Foundation, an independent charitable organisation. The Foundation focuses on supporting small community and resident led ...

tags:   community researchers  south west foundation 

Channel:   Community

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning. Part 3, Jan Crawley ...

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa University held a conferenc...

tags:   community development learning  jan crawley  community researchers  bath spa university  john holman  creating changes conference  transition vision community channel  south west foundation 

Channel:   Community

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning. Part 2, Susi Miller

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa University held a conference at the Bath Spa campus in late July. T...

tags:   creating changes  valuing community development learning  susi miller  federation for community development learning  south west foundation  bath spa university conference  

Channel:   Community

Creating Changes: Valuing Community Development Learning. Part 1, Dean T. Huggins ...

A partnership of The Federation for Community Development Learning, South West Foundation and the School of Education at Bath Spa University held a conference at the Bath Spa ca...

tags:   creating changes  valuing community development learning  dean t. huggins  ubuntu  federation for community development learning  south west foundation  bath spa university conference  

Channel:   Community

Bill Bartlett, Symondsbury Mummer

Bill, a great Dorsetman, passed away in late July 2011. I was privileged to shoot an interview with him at Eype on the Dorset coast about his involvement with the Symondsbury Mu...

tags:   bill bartlett  eype  symondsbury mummers  dorset  john holman  peter kennedy  singing the travels  folklore  custom  folk music  jurassic coast 

Channel:   People

Walford Mill

Walford Mill in Wimborne, Dorset, is a flourishing centre for craft. John Holman of Transition Vision visited to talk to Christine Fletc...

tags:   walford mill  wimborne  dorset  craft  gallery  christine flatcher-jones  kathryn arbon  jewellery  debby kirby  silk weaving  dorset loves arts 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

West Country Wildlife

L. B. Loxley, his wife Amanda and their daughter, Nia, are all fascinated by wildlife. They are working on a way to make their hobby into a business and are now producing unique...

tags:   l b loxley  amanda  nia  west country wildlife  langford heathfield  wellington  somerset  john holman 

Channel:   Enterprise

Worldwide Veterinary Service

Worldwide Veterinary Service is a charity based in Cranborne, Dorset founded by Luke Gamble. Apart from running Pilgrims Veterinary Pract...

tags:   worldwide veterinary service  animal charity  james florence  luke gamble  vet adventures  wild animals  cranborne  dorset  colleen jackson.  

Channel:   Environment

Dorset Bike Ride: Symondsbury to West Bay

Highlights of a bike ride one sunny Sunday from Symondsbury to West Bay, Bridport. Includes some unusual and exciting shots of the great West Dorset landmark Colmers Hill, known...

tags:   bike ride  dorset  colmers hill  pudding basin hill  symondsbury  east cliff  west bay  stephen banks  

Channel:   The Showcase

The Sadness of King George

King George III, who first put Weymouth as a resort on the map, returns to save the day when unforeseen events threaten the running of the Olympic sailing. T...

tags:   animation  the sadness of king george  george iii  weymouth  alastair nisbet  beechcroft primary school  first light 

Channel:   The Showcase

GM Crops Farmer to Farmer

Michael Hart, a conventional livestock family farmer, has been farming in Cornwall for nearly thirty years and has actively campaigned on behalf of family far...

tags:   gm crops  farmer to farmer  genetically modified foods  crops  michael hart 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Paul Hyland: Man of Letters, Man of Magic. Part 2

Tales of dodgy antelope dinners and a narrow escape from human sacrificing tribesmen and, to finish off, another astounding conjuring trick which depresses t...

tags:   paul hyland  river congo  africa  indian balm  human sacrifice  magic  conjuring  literature  travel  john holman  walter raleigh 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Activate - Developing and Promoting Dance and Drama for Dorset ...

Aurore Parkin who shares the task of dance development at Activate, describes a dance project that she has been working with Weymouth's B-Side Multi-Media Fe...

tags:   aurore parkin  activate  b-side multi-media festival  weymouth  dorset  stacked wonky  sarah shorten  debenhams  carly reader  john holman  contemporary dance  performance 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Paul Hyland: Man of Letters, Man of Magic, Pt. 1

Looking back, there have been many towering figures from the world of literature who were inspired by the landscape of Dorset; William Wordsworth, William Barnes, Thomas Hardy,...

tags:   paul hyland  poetry  prose  writing  gollancz  dorset  literature  magic  conjuring  prestidigitation  tricks  books  purbeck  transition vision 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

North Dorset's Broadband Campaign

Last year CPEND (Community Partnerships Executive North Dorset) embarked on a campaign to survey the state of broadband service throughout North Dorset and to produce a report w...

tags:   north dorset broadband  cpend  community partnerships executive north dorset  sowing seeds  steve adamson  dt11 forum community partnership  john holman  adrian wooster  robert walter mp  sarah dyke  sowing seeds  

Channel:   Community

Naomi Kent: Parliamentary Outreach Worker for the South West

Conscious of the general lack of understanding of its workings, Parliament has set up an outreach department. Jan Crawley and her colleagues at the South West Foundation organ...

tags:   parliamentary outreach  naomi kent  south west foundation   

Channel:   Community

Dorset Hutmakers Plankbridge To Restore Bournemouth Tram

Old Bournemouth tram number 113 is to be restored by the Dorset hutmakers Plankbridge. Plankbridge - Britain's leading makers and restorers of shepherds' huts - recently moved ...

tags:   bournemouth tram 113  lansdowne hotel  southbourne  dorset  carters barn  piddlehinton  plankbridge  dorset hutmakers  shepherds huts  richard lee  milton abbas  loughborough  charles francis bush  cleveland  ohio 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Float to the Coast

Alistair Banks has Motor Neurone Disease. Over Whit week, 2011, he and friends set out on a trip from Frome to Lulworth Cove. That is not a very spectacula...

tags:   alistair banks  float to the coast  frome  somerset  milk float 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

Messing About on the River Tone

Many towns miss a trick by not making the most of their rivers - if they're lucky enough to have one. In Taunton on Saturdays, the Somerset Waterways Development Trust are runni...

tags:   richard young  ken gill  somerset waterways development trust  taunton  somerset  river tone  pleasure boating  john and sue holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Bolving World Championships

Witness the amazing World of Bolving! These Exmoor folk are taking part in the only Bolving competition in the world, the aim is to call out to a stag then wait for a response. If the stag bellows ...

 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Kit Glaisyer: Dorset art, landscape and power

Bridport-based artist Kit Glaisyer discusses the hills and big houses of West Dorset, following on from the publication of the book Portrait of the Artist, that he produced with photographer George...

tags:   kit glaisyer  art  portrait of the artist  george wright  lu orza  west dorset 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton

For nearly 35 years the Brewhouse has been developing as a leading South West venue and, more than that, a hub for the arts in Somerset's county town. However, with the disappearance of local auth...

tags:   the brewhouse theatre and arts centre  robert miles  arts funding  john holman  sue holman  live performance  music  visual arts  the bottle top band  sweet coppin  free festival   

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Sites and Rights: Where Can Travellers Go?

It's hard to live on the road these days and recent legislation hasn't helped. Equally it is hard to find anywhere to stay. Up to 25% of the travelling population are estimated to be staying on una...

tags:   travellers  travellers sites  travellers times. the rural media company  luke clements  cardiff law school 

Channel:   Community

Over The Hill? Wessex Home Improvement Loans

"Over the Hill?" is a project being worked on by The Rural Media Company, ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England), Age UK and BBC English Regions. It aims to highlight t...

tags:   the elderly  the rural media company  wessex home improvement loans  acre  age uk 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

Over the Hill? Dorset POPP

"Over the Hill?" is a project being worked on by The Rural Media Company, ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England), Age UK and BBC English Regions. It aims to highlight t...

tags:   the elderly  the rural media company  dorset popp  acre  dorset county council  dorset nhs 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

The Arts in Dorset, part 2: An interview with Mike Hoskin.

In this second part of John Holman's interview with Mike Hoskin, Arts Development Manager for Dorset County Council, Mike talks about how the arts are delive...

 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Arts in Dorset, part 1: An interview with Mike Hoskin.

Arts Council England announced during April 2011 which organisations were going to be funded under the National Portfolio Funding programme. Organisations th...

tags:   "the arts" "arts council england" "mike hoskin" "national portfolio funding" "dorset county council" "john holman" "transition vision" "arts and leisure channel" "westmead creative" 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Things Change

In 1918, a film unit descended upon Iwerne Minster in North Dorset to make a film about the daily life of a typical English village as World War I drew to a close. Cinemas were ...

tags:   iwerne minster  north dorset  1918  world war i  james ismay  stephen deutsch  sean street  trilith  the rural media charity  heritage lottery fund 

Channel:   Heritage

Moving On

Karl Edwards decided to take up a new career working with horses. He trained his horses Bonnie and Alf to work in the woods with him and also began training as a farrier. Cather...

tags:   karl edwards  catherine simmonds  johannes van weizsacker  john holman  trilith  the rural media charity  working horses  poetry 

Channel:   The Showcase

Energy Cafe at Powerstock Common - The 100th video on Transition Vision!

On an extremely fine April day, the Energy Cafe was towed into the woods at Powerstock Common, West Dorset by Karl Edwards' majestic heavy horses. It was an event to publicise t...

tags:   energy cafe  powerstock common  karl edwards  working horses  off-grid  food for free  green  west dorset  maiden newton to bridport  sustrans  amy plant  ella gibbs  peter henshaw  pilot publishing  collectivism 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Binder: Jack Dimond demonstrates - and entertains

Have you always wondered how a binder works? Or perhaps you're not sure what one is. Jack Dimond from Sherborne, Dorset, had a film of him and his family at ...

tags:   jack dimond  sherborne  dorset  the binder  trilith  the rural media charity  john holman  archive film  agriculture  heritage 

Channel:   Heritage

Pure Pigs: Fine Meat and Poultry from Mere

Paula Ferrari raises rare breed animals and poultry just south of Mere in Wiltshire and son Philip handles the butchery, both of their own produce and for other folk. They also ...

tags:   pure pigs  paula ferrari  philip ferrari  mere  wiltshire  colleen jackson  pigs  goats  sheep  poultry 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Superherds - Yes or No? Part 4, Paul Robinson, Kingshay

To improve earnings from milk production herds have to get bigger, right? Geoff Pagotto went to the Superherds conference arranged by the Royal Bath and West Society to find out what current thinki...

tags:   superherds conference  the royal bath and west society  kingshay  paul robinson  geoff pagotto 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Superherds - Yes or No? Part 3 Ian Tossel, Lely Robots

To improve earnings from milk production herds have to get bigger, right? Geoff Pagotto went to the Superherds conference arranged by the Royal Bath and West Society to find out what current thinki...

tags:   superherds  royal bath and west society  ian tossel  lely  robot milking  geoff pagotto 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Superherds - Yes or No? Part 2 David Swales DairyCo

To improve earnings from milk production herds have to get bigger, right? Geoff Pagotto went to the Superherds conference arranged by the Royal Bath and West Society to find out what current thinki...

tags:   superherds conference  the royal bath and west society  dairyco  david swales  geoff pagotto 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Superherds - Yes or No? Part 1 David Cotton, RABDF

To improve earnings from milk production herds have to get bigger, right? Geoff Pagotto went to the Superherds conference arranged by the the Royal Bath and ...

tags:   superherds conference  the royal bath and west society  the royal association of british dairy farmers  david cotton  glastonbury  somerset  geoff pagotto 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Balsam Centre Part 6. Paris in Springtime: A Conversation, part 1 ...

Debbie Kendall of the Well Bean Project at the Balsam Centre in Wincanton, Somerset, talks to Andrew Webster, author of "Paris in Springtime, A Struggle Betw...

tags:   andrew webster  paris in springtime: an episode. a struggle between ego and spirit  debbie kendall  well bean project  the balsam centre  wincanton  somerset  chipmunka publishing  psychosis 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

The Titanic. Only film ever shot of the genuine Titanic.

This is a sample of the film owned by Roger Hardingham of Kingfisher Productions which uniquely shows the Titanic. Kingfisher Productions is based in Dorset...

tags:   the titanic  roger hardingham  kingfisher productions  archive film 

Channel:   The Showcase

Wiltshire Seedy Sunday, Part 1

Transition Vision's Colleen Jackson visited Wiltshire Wildlife Trust's "Seedy Sunday" in Bradford-upon-Avon at the end of February. There she found a varied group of folk but al...

tags:   wiltshire wildlife trust  seedy sunday  sara cundy  pete colegate  melksham and district beekeepers association  judith hammond  the olive tree campaign  bradford-upon-avon  colleen jackson  environment 

Channel:   Environment

Bridport Museum: Preparing for the 2011 season.

Far from being idle over the winter, curator Emily Hicks and her team have been preparing some new experiences for Bridport Museum visitors. In this video Emily shows us the new marine reptile (not...

tags:   bridport museum  emily hicks  john holman  dorset 

Channel:   Heritage

Georgina Morgan. Dorset: Surviving the Cuts

This is Georgina Morgan's presentation for Dorset Community Action's Surviving the Cuts conference on February 28th, 2011. Georgina is acting Chief Executive of Dorset Community Action. Apologies f...

tags:   georgina morgan  dorset community action  surviving the cuts 

Channel:   Community

Dope Under Thorncombe

The melodrama, Dope Under Thorncombe, was made at the end of the 1930's by hairdresser Frank Trevett and a group of friends. It was written by Bridport thriller writer Andrew Sp...

tags:   dope under thorncombe  trilith  rachel leach  bridport  west bay  dorset  frank trevett  vivien smith 

Channel:   Heritage

Adebisi Adekunle, Community Resource Worker, Gillingham and surrounding parishes

Adebisi Adekunle explains her role, created by Dorset Community Action, and the extent of the help and advice that she can give to local groups in relation to community development as outlined in t...

tags:   adebisi adekunle  community resource worker  gillingham  dorset  dorset community action 

Channel:   Community

Chris Ricketts. Dorset: Surviving the Cuts

This is Chris Ricketts' presentation for Dorset Community Action's Surviving the Cuts conference on February 28th, 2011. Chris Ricketts is Head of Health Improvement, NHS Dorset...

 

Channel:   Community

David Jenkins. Dorset: Surviving the Cuts

This is David Jenkins' presentation for Dorset Community Action's Surviving the Cuts conference on February 28th, 2011. David Jenkins is the Chief Executive...

tags:   david jenkins  chief executive officer  dorset county council  dorset community action  survive the cuts 

Channel:   Community

The Hawk and Owl Trust at Montacute House

The Hawk and Owl Trust and Secret World Wildlife Rescue held an event at National Trust property Montacute House recently. Both organisations are charities and such events are a...

tags:   the hawk and owl trust  secret world wildlife rescue  cherry barlow  maria fountain  colleen jackson  montacute house  national trust  somerset  

Channel:   Environment

Surviving the Cuts: Angus Campbell

This is Angus Campbell's presentation from Dorset Community Action's Surviving the Cuts conference on February 28th, 2011. Angus Campbell...

tags:   angus campbell  dorset county council  dorset community action  surviving the cuts  conference 

Channel:   Community

Cider Apple Trees: How to plant, grow and prune them

How to plant, grow and prune cider apple trees brilliantly explained and demonstrated by John Worle. Essential viewing for anyone thinking of planting a tree. Mr Worle reckons t...

tags:   cider apple trees  planting  growing  pruning  john worle  melplash  dorset  rupert best  linden lea  peter biurkowski  alan stone  emily pykett  totally dorset 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Dorset: Surviving the Cuts ...

Surviving the Cuts was a practical conference organised by Dorset Community Action in response to the cuts for volunt...

tags:   dorset community action  dorset county council  david jenkins  angus campbell  surviving the cuts  conference  third sector  voluntary sector  volunteering 

Channel:   Community

Mystery Pipeworks ...

The original film was labelled Sandford Pipeworks. We are currently working o...

tags:   sandford heritage: cordite  clay and calluna  sandford dorset pipeworks  the urban heath partnership  local history 

Channel:   Heritage

There Is Power In A Union

Just picked this up from Youtube. There's a certain circularity in this. A song from one of Dorset's most currently famous artists, Billy Bragg, cropping up in the context of ...

tags:   billy bragg  there is power in a union  tolpuddle martyrs 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show Part 8 Solar Power INTL

Yaron Reuveny of Solar Power INTL, Dorset based photo voltaic (pv) specialists, explains to Geoff Pagotto the comprehensive service that they provide which should be of interest...

tags:   yaron reuveny  solar power intl  dorset  geoff pagotto  royal bath and west  somerset  ames. agricultural machinery and equipment show 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show Part 7. Sungift Solar

Geoff Pagotto talks to Gabriel Wondrausch of Sungift Solar about the opportunities for farmers presented by photo voltaic (pv) energy production. It's true to say that we are a ...

tags:   gabriel wondrausch  sungift solar  geoff pagotto  pv  photo voltaic  renewable energy  bath and west  somerset  exeter 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show, Part 6. Tractor Stripping

Chris Jaworski of Bicton College sets the scene for this tractor stripping and rebuilding competition between his students and students from Lackham College in Wiltshire and exp...

tags:   chris jaworski  bicton college  ferguson tractor stripping  agricultural engineering  geoff pagotto 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show Part 5. Alan Lyons, Show Manager ...

Alan Lyons explains to Geoff Pagotto how the Bath and West became involved with running a machinery equipment show as a result of losing a dairy show throug...

tags:   bath and west  somerset  alan lyons  geoff pagotto  agricultural machinery and equipment show   

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Royal Television Society Award

Transition Vision won the the Royall Television Society West of England Community Media Award on March 10th, 2011 in Bristol. This was the first time this category has been included. It was sligh...

tags:   royal television society west of england awards  bristol 

Channel:   Royal Television Society Awards 2010

Somerset Local Food Direct

Somerset Local Food Direct is a brilliant scheme whereby customers can use the internet to place their orders and the produce will be delivered to their door...

tags:   somerset local food direct  glastonbury  roger white  internet marketing  agriculture  horticulture  farming  

Channel:   Enterprise

Dorset Wildlife Trust stockman Ashlea Kirk

Dorset Wildlife Trust's nature reserve Powerstock Common and Kingcombe Meadows Farm seen close-up with new stockman Ashlea Kirk. Cattle-hunting, fence-testing, quad-bike riding...

tags:   dorset wildlife trust  powerstock common  kingcombe meadows  stockman ashlea kirk  galloway cattle  red devon cattle  

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Solar Power NFU SW Guide Part 3

Covers site selection, performance forecasting, building issues, planning, electrical capacity, grid issues, plant room conditions, rodent proofing, installation safety, securit...

tags:   south west nfu environment adviser paul cottington  red lion  beaminster  solar power  pv  jonathan hudston  watershed pr  feed-in tariff  fit 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Solar Power NFU SW Guide Part 2

The mysteries of feed-in tariffs explained by South West NFU environment adviser Paul Cottington to an audience of farmers in Dorset. "The point of a feed-in tariff is to cre...

tags:   south west nfu environment adviser paul cottington  red lion  beaminster  solar power  pv  jonathan hudston  watershed pr  feed-in tariff  fit   

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Solar Power NFU SW Guide Part 1

How to start? - and why the South West? - are the two solar power questions addressed by South West NFU environment adviser Paul Cottington. Mr Cottington is talking to about...

tags:   south west nfu environment adviser paul cottington  red lion  beaminster  solar power  pv  jonathan hudston  watershed pr 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Wincanton Farmers Market

Once a month local producers turn up at the Memorial Hall for the Wincanton Farmers' Market to sell their wares to a growing group of enthusiastic customers....

tags:   wincanton farmers' market  somerset  janet wood  colleen jackson  mere fish farm  the farming channel 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Dorset farmer Henry Lovegrove: Renewable Energy case study

Dorset farmer Henry Lovegrove talks about his adventures with biomass, solar power and wind turbines. Mr Lovegrove, of Comforts Orchard, Corscombe, wants to put two wind turbines on the summit o...

tags:   dorset  toller down  wind turbines  ecotricity  solar power  photo voltaic panels  biomass  willlow  heating oil  west dorset district council  henry lovegrove  corscombe  comforts orchard  beaminster nfu 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Solar Power, Opium Poppies, Methane and James Delingpole

Amusing thoughts on perceptions of methane and solar power and how newspaper articles on these subjects may have shaped the Government's energy policies. The speaker is Paul Cottington, environm...

tags:   nfu south west  paul cottington  solar power  photo voltaic panels  james delinpole  opium poppies  methane  university of aberystwyth  professor jamie newbold  beaminster 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show, Part 4, Ryan Lanfear, S W Agricultural Mechanic of the...

Son of a farmer and now working for T H White in Marlborough, Ryan Lanfear was awarded the presitigious title of South West Agricultural Mechanic of the Year at the recent Agric...

tags:   ryan lanfear  agricultural machinery and equipment show  bath and west showground  shepton mallet  somerset  t h white  geoff pagotto  farming  agriculture 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show, Part 3, Kitson Recycling

It is nice to know that all that waste plastic that can so easily start cluttering up the place can now be recycled and turned into something of permanent utility. Geoff Pagotto spoke to Andrew Co...

tags:   agricultural machinery and equipment show  bath and west showground  shepton mallet  somerset  kitson recycling  andrew cook  geoff pagotto  farming  agriculture 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show, Part 2, Robert Giles of Cannington College

Cannington College has now become Bridgwater College's land-based studies centre. It has seen a massive investment into the resources for teaching folk with an ambition to work on the land and awa...

tags:   robert giles  the cannington centre  bridgwater college  somerset  land-based courses  agriculture  education   

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Welcome To Spring, The Balsam Centre, Part 5 ...

Debbie Kendall of the Balsam Centre's Well Bean project organised an evening for women to celebrate the onset of spring which included ta...

tags:   spring  the balsam centre  afro zumba  fatou  colours of sound singing group  rachel gadd  debbie kendall  well bean  the balsam centre  wincanton  somerset  sarah dixon 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show, Pt. 1, agri cctv

Geoff Pagotto visited the recent Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Show at the Bath and West Showground and has provided us with a set of interviews. The first is with James Smith and Chris Dy...

tags:   agricultural machinery and equipment show  bath and west showground  geoff pagotto  agric cctv  james smith  chris dyer  farming 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Emi Morita and Toshiaki Tani

Emi Morita visited us at Farm Radio some years ago and it was a great pleasure to meet her again, now on her honeymoon in Europe with her new farmer husband Toshiaki Tani. John...

tags:   emi morita  toshiaki tani  japanese agriculture  launceston farm  tarrant launceston  blandford forum  dorset  john holman  farmhouse bed and breakfast  b&b  agriculture  farming 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

To Dig Or Not To Dig

Charles Dowding is reknowned for his radical ideas about horticulture. It seems that digging or even double digging may have no beneficial effect on the productivity of your ve...

tags:   charles dowding  horticulture  shepton montague  bruton   somerset  gardening  growing vegetables  colleen jackson 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Christmas on Skype

This video from our friend in Lancashire, Chris Conder, is a very straightforward demonstration of the benefits of good broadband connections. Chris, her farming friends and neighbours have taken ...

tags:   chris conder  lancashire  broadband  skype. 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Was There Ever A Dorset Cider? Part 2

Cider apple expert Liz Copas tackles the big Dorset cider question. She and Dorset cidermaker Nick Poole spent every autumn from 2007 to ...

tags:   liz copas  dorset cider  orchards  jonathan hudston  watershed pr   

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Food Mapper

Somerset Community Food are working on the production of an on-line resource for mapping food production related activity and, importantly, areas available for growing. The Far...

tags:   somerset community food  food mapper  simon keyte  food production  horticulture. 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Was There Ever a Dorset Cider? Part 1

Did Dorset ever have its own distinctive style of cider? Could we recreate it? West Dorset cidermaker and researcher Nick Poole here talks about the evide...

tags:   nick poole  liz copas  dorset cider  powerstock  watershed pr  jonathan hudston  marlpits late bittersweet  kingston black  warrior  cider apples 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Dorset Cider Discoveries and Mysteries ...

The great Dorset cider revival continues with 20 "lost" varieties of apple found by Powerstock Cider Festival supremo...

tags:   nick poole  liz copas  dorset cider  powerstock  watershed pr  jonathan hudston  marlpits late bittersweet  kingston black  warrior  cider apples 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Balsam Centre Part 4. New courses for the New Year

Mark Squire continues his courses in practical computing. However, if you are feeling weighed down by facticity, he has the antedote. Mark is putting his experience as a philosophy lecturer to go...

tags:   mark c. squire  the balsam centre  transition vision  john holman  facticity  philosophy  poetry  history of art. 

Channel:   Education and Training

Farming on the Levels

Richard Willcox has always lived and farmed on the moors of the Somerset Levels. See also Junior Young Farmer of 2010 which features his daughter, Claire. ...

tags:   richard willcox  mark  somerset levels  farming  agriculture  john holman  sheep  suckler herd. 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Junior Young Farmer of 2010

John Holman visited Claire Willcox on her family farm at Mark in Somerset at the end of 2010 to talk to her about her achievement of winn...

tags:   claire willcox  junior young farmer of the year  mark  somerset levels  farming  agriculture  john holman  young farmers clubs 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Butterfly Conservation in Neroche Forest, Part 2

At times it seems that the interests of conservation and agriculture are at odds. However, Nigel Spring, on behalf of Butterfly Conservation, is running a p...

tags:   butterfly conservation  neroche forest  geoff pagotto  volunteers  somerset  devon  nigel spring  blackdown hills 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Christmas Special 2010 ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. A video Christmas card from all at Transition Vision. Thanks to Richard Willcox and Gerald Moores. Orchard Park Garden Centre and Weldmar Hospicecare T...

tags:   christmas special  somerset  dorset  orchard park garden centre  weldmar hospicecare trust  wyncantores  graham dyke  gerald moores  richard willcox  light up a life  the huckleberries  transition vision  the farming channel  symondsbury mummers  wiinter  

Channel:   CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2010

Butterfly Conservation in Neroche Forest, Part 1

At times it seems that the interests of conservation and agriculture are at odds. However, Nigel Spring, on behalf of Butterfly Conservation, is running a p...

tags:   butterfly conservation  neroche forest  geoff pagotto  volunteers  somerset  devon  nigel spring  blackdown hills 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Digital Revolutions

Chris Conder is a farmer from Lancashire who loves to use her camcorder and has realised how important it is that farmers and others living in the remoter parts of the countryside should have fast ...

tags:   wennetvideo  agriculture  digital revolution  digital inclusion  lancashire  chris conder  the farming channel 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Balsam Centre Part 3, Tai Chi

Mrs. Men Bao and her colleague Lorna Tselekidis run regular Tai Chi sessions at the centre. Colleen Jackson finds out more . . .

tags:   mrs. men bao  lorna tselekidis  the balsam centre. tai chi  colleen jackson  

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

Hope 2 . . .

Hope projects are run by Shaftesbury and District Carers Association and offer a valuable opportunity for people to become involved in productive work. Eileen Crew, manager, St...

tags:   shaftesbury and district carers association  eileen crew  steve martin-harris  angela kincaid  hope 2 grow  hope 2 bake  hope 2 cycle   

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

The Balsam Centre, part 2. The Well Bean Project, Part 1

The Well Bean Project has been one of the Balsam Centre's, main outreach activities. Part 1 deals with the side of the project that is all about using food g...

tags:   the balsam centre  wincanton community venture  well bean project  horticulture  country dancing  tim hamblin 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

The Leane

This is an excerpt from Free to Goo Abrode, written and directed by John Holman and broadcast on TSW in 1991. It was a programme about the life and work of D...

tags:   the leane  william barnes  blackmoor vale dialect  dorset  john holman  free to goo abrode  linden lea 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Humane Slaughter Association

Whilst at the Feast of Dorset, The Farming Channel correspondent, Colleen Jackson, came across Charles Mason, Technical Director of the Humane Slaughter Association and asked him what their mission...

tags:   feast of dorset  wimborne  charles mason  the humane slaughter association  agriculture  farming  livestock  colleen jackson 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Dairy Show. Part 6, Nigel Pritchard of M. J. Abbott

Water conservation on new build is the norm across Europe and, as always, we are playing catch up, particularly in agriculture, as Nigel Pritchard of M. J. Abbott explains to Ge...

tags:   the dairy show  the royal bath and west showground  shepton mallet  nigel pritchard  m. j. abbott  agriculture  farming  water conservation 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Dairy Show. Part 5, Julian Goodwin of Crimp Grain Services ...

With all that grain beng sold at attractive high prices, what's happening to crimping grain. Julian Goodwin of Crimp Grain Services enlightens Geoff Pagotto...

tags:   julian goodwin  crimp grain services  dairy show  royal bath and west showground  geoff pagotto  farming  agriculture. 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

North Dorset Needs Better Broadband

Steve Adamsom and his colleagues from DT11 Forum Community Partnership decided that something should be done about the poor broadband ser...

tags:   steve adamson  dt11 forum community partnership  cpend  community partnerships executive north dorset  john holman  broadband  sowing seeds  gillingham  shaftesbury  sturminster newton  stalbridge  blandford forum 

Channel:   Community

Wraxall Vineyard - A Somerset Grape Harvest ...

Colleen Jackson went along to Wraxall Vineyard to join in the grape harvest and, of course, to record the event for the Farming Channel. ...

tags:   wraxhall wineyard  english wines  colleen jackson  the farming channel  farming  agrculture  viticulture  somerset   

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Wimborne in the Past - Trailer

This is one of a series of videos produced by the rural media charity Trilith as part of a Heritage Lottery funded project to put selected pieces of archive film back in to circulation by adding co...

tags:   wimborne minster  dorset  heritage lottery fund  john loader  reg rodway  reg day  john and jenny george  sid lewis  wimborne market  world war ii  army  livestock market  archive film 

Channel:   The Showcase

The Dairy Show. Part 4, Geoff Elliott of SSD Nutrition

Followers of Farm Radio will remember Geoff Pagotto's contributions. We're really pleased that Geoff is now able to take part in Transition Vision, the successor to Farm Radio....

tags:   dairy show  geoff pagotto  royal bath and west showground  ssd nutrition  geoff elliott  agriculture  farming  seaweed  health  wellbeing 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Dairy Show. Part 2, Tony Walkers of Oliver Seeds

Followers of Farm Radio will remember Geoff Pagotto's contributions. We're really pleased that Geoff is now able to take part in Transition Vision, the succ...

tags:   dairy show  geoff pagotto  royal bath and west showground  tony walkers  oliver seeds  fodder  agriculture  farming 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Dairy Show. Part 1, Huw Bowles of OMSCo

Followers of Farm Radio will remember Geoff Pagotto's contributions. We're really pleased that Geoff is now able to take part in Transition Vision, the successor to Farm Radio. Here is the first ...

tags:   dairy show  geoff pagotto  huw bowles  omsco  organic milk suppliers co-operative  farming  agriculture  organic farming  the royal bath and west showground 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Somerset County Farm Tenancies - Discussion at Sunrise Off Grid, Part 2

Dan Hurring of Sunrise Off Grid chairs a discussion on the proposed sell off of the Somerset County Council agricultural holdings at their gathering in August. James Small of th...

tags:   somerset county council farm tenancies  dan hurring  sunrise off-grid  sunrise celebration  mendips  somerset  james small  nfu  simon keyte  jennifer newbury  farming  agriculture 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Dairy Show. Part 3, David Pettitt of Kingshay

Followers of Farm Radio will remember Geoff Pagotto's contributions. We're really pleased that Geoff is now able to take part in Transit...

tags:   dairy show  geoff pagotto  the royal bath and west showground  somerset  dave pettitt  kingshay trust  farming  agriculture  feed costs. 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Picnic on the Path - Phil Minton's Feral Choir

In support of a local initiative, supported by Sustrans to turn the route of the disbanded railway branchline between Maiden Newton and Bridport and West Bay in west Dorset into a trailway for walk...

tags:   sustrans  anna best  phil minton's feral choir  phil minton  maiden newton village hall  west dorset  john holman  bridport branchline 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

The Black Farmer

Visiting the Travelling Souk at Kilver Court in Somerset, The Farming Channel correspondent Colleen Jackson encountered Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, probably better known as The Black Farmer. He was th...

tags:   the black farmer  wilfred emmanuel-jones  sausages  young city farmers  travelling souk  kilver court  somerset  farming  clothing  fashion  agriculture  food  colleen jackson 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Feast of Dorset

The Farming Channel correspondent Colleen Jackson visited the Feast of Dorset at Deans Court, Wimborne, Dorset and later caught up with organiser Kate Graeme-Cook for an interview

tags:   deans court  wimborne  dorset  kate graeme-cook  festival of dorset  food  agriculture  farming  colleen jackson 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Empire Farm

The Empire Farm is tucked away in a quiet corner of Templecombe in Somerset. Since Sally and Adrian Morgan moved there they have been developing a great resource for training wouldbe smallholders ...

tags:   the empire farm  jenny morgan  adrian morgan  templecombe  somerset  farming  agriculture  smallholding  pigs  geese  hens  courses  chillis  

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Natural Solutions to a Changing Climate on the Dorset Downs and Cranborne Chase ...

This video demonstrates graphically what the future will probably hold for this area in the year 2080. A group of experts spell out the consequences of global warming and the subsequent climate ch...

tags:   climate change  cranborne chase  dorset downs  natural england  dorset county council  the environment agency  the duchy of cornwall  dr. stephen perriss  dr. john conway  nick snelgar  simon meaden  emma rouse  david blake  robin walter  peter moors  tob 

Channel:   Environment

Tractor Girls

Jenny Coles was on a mission. She wanted to raise £100,000 for charity. Colleen Jackson visited her at her home near Shaftesbury and talked to her and her friend Claire Moore from Mullingar,...

tags:   jenny coles  tractor girls  claire moore  john o' groats to lands end  ireland  tractors  farming  agriculture  fund raising 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Paul Hillard of FACE

Reconnecting the current generation with the realities of farming and food production is a vital task. Farmers who organise school visits to their farm can find the exercise very rewarding and of ...

tags:   paul hillard  face  farming and countryside education  dorset county show  dorset  school children  agriculture  farming  john holman 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Sturminster Newton Cheese Fair - Vox Pops

John Holman spent a weekend at The Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival and spoke to those people who were brave enough to be interviewed.

tags:   sturminster newton cheese festival  dorset  vox pops  john holman  agriculture  farming 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Somerset County Farm Tenancies - Discussion at Sunrise Off Grid, part 1 ...

Dan Hurring of Sunrise Off Grid chairs a discussion on the proposed sell off of the Somerset County Council agricultural holdings at their gathering in August. The Farming Chann...

tags:   somerset county council farm tenancies  dan hurring  sunrise off-grid  sunrise celebration  mendips  somerset  simon keyte  jennifer newbury  farming  agriculture 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Part 4 - Malcolm Creed-Castle

Correspondent Colleen Jackson interviews Malcolm Creed-Castle and finds out about his cider making and honey production and the philosophy that underlies his approach. ...

tags:   malcom creed-castle  colleen jackson  cider  honey  gillingham and shaftesbury show. agriculture  farming 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Purbeck in the Past - Trailer

This is one of a series of videos produced by the rural media charity Trilith as part of a Heritage Lottery funded project to put selected pieces of archive film back in to circulation by adding co...

tags:   trilith  kingfisher productions  purbeck in the past  barnston manor farm  corfe castle  swanage  mary spencer-watson  the seaside  farming  agriculture  holidays 

Channel:   The Showcase

The Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust

John Holman came across the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust stand at the Stock Gaylard Oak Fair and spoke to Helen and Rick about their work. Helen mentions their Sliding Scales project w...

tags:   amphibian and reptile conservation trust  john holman  sliding scales  snakes  conservation  keir holman 

Channel:   Environment

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Part 3 - Simon Hope of Natural England ...

Farming Channel correspondent, Colleen Jackson talks to Simon Hope about the magnificent longhorn cattle that he looks after on Natural England Parsonage Farm on Salisbury Plain.

tags:   simon hope  parsonage farm  natural england  salisbury plain  wiltshire  colleen jackson  agiculture  longhorn cattle  livestock 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Sowing Seeds at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show ...

Sue Holman caught up with Michael Mounde, chair of the executive of Sowing Seeds and asked him what it was all about.

tags:   sowing seeds  gillingham and shaftesbury show  dorset  turnpike showground  dorset squared  sue holman 

Channel:   Enterprise

Didgeridorset ...

Mike Rigby of Didgeridorset was at the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival. Mike makes and, as you can see here, plays didgeridos. He also leads workshops including for schools. Contact him by e-M...

tags:   mike rigby  didgeridorset  sturminster newton cheese festival  john holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Geoff Foers of GMT Timber Frames

This year's Stock Gaylard Oak Fair was bigger and better than ever, reflecting the increasing interest in a greener approach to life. John Holman encountered Geoff Foers of GMT Timber Frames and re...

tags:   geoff foers  gmt timber frames  shepton montague  somerset  john holman  keir holman  stock gaylard oak fair  woodworking 

Channel:   Enterprise

Paris in Springtime: An Episode. A Struggle between Ego and Spirit ...

Andrew Webster reads selections from his new book "Paris in Springtime: An Episode. A Struggle between Ego and Spirit" and talks to John Holman about the episode that sparked off the writing of t...

tags:   andrew webster  paris in springtime: an episode  a struggle between ego and spirit  chipmunka publiishing  e-book  john holman  mental health  psychosis 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing

Somerset County Farm Tenancies - The Council

David Huxtable, cabinet member for resources at Somerset County Council talks to John Holman about the Council's position on county farm tenancies.

tags:   david huxtable  somerset county farm tenancies  somerset county council  john holman  farming  agriculture 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Somerset County Farm Tenancies - The Farmers

Sue Holman interviewed Ben Smith and Dave Crabb about the situation for Somerset County farm tenants. Please also see the item "Yur 'Tis" here on the farming channel that features Dave and Janis C...

tags:   ben smith  dave crabb  somerset county farm tenancies  dowlish wake  sue holman 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Wincanton Museum

Wincanton in Somerset has an interesting museum in a cottage in the High Street. Curator John Atkins recounts how it was set up orginally and talks to John Holman about the work of the museum. w...

tags:   john atkins  curator wincanton museum  somerset  john holman  somerset 

Channel:   Heritage

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show part 2 - Jon Colman and bees

Jon Colman has developed an intense interest in bees and has developed bee-friendly boxes for solitary types and hives. Here he talks to volunteer correspondent Colleen Jackson about his work. Jo...

tags:   gillingham and shaftesbury show  www.beehappy.org.uk  turnpike showground  john colman  bees  beekeeping  colleen jackson  dorset 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show, part 1 - Bob Walter MP

Bob Walter, MP for North Dorset, kindly gave John Holman some time to talk about his thoughts on agriculture and what farmers may expect from the new government.

tags:   bob walter  john holman  gillingham and shaftesbury show  conservative party  government  agriculture  turnpike showground  north dorset 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Trailer

The Farming Channel were out in force at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show on 18th August 2010. This is a trailer for the items that will appear on this channel in due course

tags:   the farming channel  colleen jackson  sue holman  john holman. gillingham and shaftesbury show  turnpike showground  agricultural  bob walter mp 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Warminster Information Centre

When the funding from the late West Wiltshire District Council for Warminster Information Centre ended, a group of local people weren't prepared to simply let it go. The Warminster and Villages De...

tags:   warminster information centre  warminster and villages development trust  michael mounde  len turner  survive and thrive  development trusts association  somerset film 

Channel:   Community

Yur 'tis

It was suggested to Janis and Dave Crabb that they should "diversify" when their tenancy agreement came up for renewal. They decided to set up Mongolian Yurts as a holiday enterprise. Sue Holman ...

tags:   janis crabb  dave crabb  oxenford farm  dowlish wake  ilminster  somerset  somerset county farms  sue holman  diversification 

Channel:   The Farming Channel

Fungus Foray

Margery Hookings went to the Kingcombe Centre in Dorset to go on a Fungus Foray with reknowned expert John Wright and recorded this audio item

tags:   margery hookings  kingcombe centre  john wright  fungus foray 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Stourhead Horse Show

Transition Vision visited the Stourhead Horse Show on August 1st 2010. Correspondent Sue Holman interviewed some of the crafts people who were displaying their work; Nick Baxter and sculptor Rach...

tags:   stourhead horse show  stourhead house  craft  rachel huggett  nick baxter  roy aplin  dorset coppice group  martin little  marnhull leather crafts  sue holman 

Channel:   Arts and Leisure

Town and Country Fayre

John Holman visited the Town and Country Fayre at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Showground in June for the Farming Channel. Using a pocket HD camcorder, he recorded these "vox pops" with some of ...

tags:   john holman  gillingham and shaftesbury showground  charles buckler  paul gould  helen darvill  clive tuffin  the seed company  dave bartlett  wooton organic dairy  andrew gould  

Channel:   The Farming Channel

The Balsam Centre, part 1

Transition Vision is based at the Balsam Centre, an unusual community resource in Wincanton. This is the first part of a series about the many and various activities and services that the centre p...

tags:   balsam centre  wincanton  sue place  wincanton community venture 

Channel:   Health and Wellbeing