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Jan Graffius with the film crew on the banks of the Hodder
If you live in the Northwest region of England, be sure to tune in to BBC1 at 7.30pm on Monday 10th December to watch River Walks: The Hodder This new series follows the watercourses of the area and explores their myths and not-so-known snippets of history.  In this first episode broadcaster Stuart Maconie follows the flow of the River Hodder in the Forest of Bowland.The river runs close to Stonyhurst College, which features in the programme. The filming took place few weeks ago and...
Aled Jones in north Wales for 'Songs of Praise'. Courtesy: BBC
Broadcaster and singer Aled Jones stopped off at St Beuno’s Jesuit Retreat and Spirituality Centre recently, when he visited north Wales to film an episode of Songs of Praise. He was following the pilgrim trail to Bardsey Island, reputed to be the resting place of 20,000 saints.Bardsey Island (Welsh: Ynys Enlli) lies less than two miles (3.1 km) off the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. Saint Cadfan built a monastery on it in 516, and it has been a major centre for pilgrimage...