Category Archives: Britain

Britain, especially England, especially Hertfordshire.

Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E6 – Musical tour of the British isles


Original YT playout date: 11 October 2008
Duration: 29:08

This is a concert for our worldwide network in Grosvenor House hotel. Over 60 musicians performed pieces from all over the United Kingdom. Caveat to Welsh speakers – the pronunciation in Suo Gan will hurt your ears. Other that that, a fantastic concert.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E5 – Three Waiters


Original YT playout date: 8 October 2008
Duration: 23:23

The famous Three Waiters perform at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. This was taken with the Vado so the quality of image is not so high, but it was a very memorable concert, comedy and fine music blended with great food, so I wanted to register it here and share it with you.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E4 – Westminster Cathedral


Original YT playout date: 4 October 2008
Duration: 6:31

Some of the atmosphere in a Sunday afternoon service at the main Roman Catholic cathedral in London.

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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E2 – A Walk Around the East of Hemel Hempstead


 

 

Original YT playout date: 25 September 2008
Duration: 58:53

Which is precisely what it says on the tin, whatever that means. See our marvellous industrial estate, Grove Hill, Highfield and Adeyfield as well as Leverstock Green, a place so posh it sets your accent back three hundred years.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E1 – Flight Over and Walk in Central London


Original YT playout date: 24 September 2008
Duration: 1:11:14

Here I am setting off for the third series of Uncle Davey’s Herts Content. This is what flying the cheaper airlines means in practice! Later after arriving I take a walk in Central London, around St James’ park, whitehall etc and come back through Chinatown and Tottenham Court Road
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E19 – Return Home From Herts


Original YT playout date: 21 September 2008
Duration: 30:04

Here we take the road back through Germany and Poland. It includes a rendition of Wordsworth’s “My heart leaps up” and also a view of Turek, as well as driving through a typical Polish summer storm.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E18 – Pitstone to Marsworth


Original YT playout date: 19 September 2008
Duration: 17:47

A continuation of the walk from Leighton Buzzard. The delights of an ancient church await, with live coverage of its bellringers
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Quote of the clip: “An idyllic village with murders going on and they’ve got the cemetary to prove it.”

***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 1,471
Likes at the time added to HTV: 5
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 1
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 83.3%
Comments at time added: 7
Total interactions at time added: 13
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Location: Grand Union Canal
Other people featured: None
Genre: Herts Content, canalside walk
Music used: Several pieces of music used, hence blocked in some places.
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None

Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E17 – Leighton Buzzard to Pitstone


Original YT playout date: 8 September 2008
Duration: 35:06

This is a canalside walk in two parts (which are also parts 17 and 18 respectively of the larger series from our holiday in the UK in the summer of 2008).

Towards the end of this episode a quite remarkable natural drama plays out before our eyes whereby a seagull attacks a canalside heron and gets seen off by a crow. The inland birds sticking up for each other against an intruder from the coast? Hopefully you will enjoy this walk though some of the natural beauty that has emerged around the man-made canal, and also enjoy the background music selected for your listening pleasure.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E16 – Horse Riding


Original YT playout date: 6 September 2008
Duration: 29:10

Sophie got some horse-riding in out of this holiday, something she likes to do very much.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E15, Nicky Line!


Original YT playout date: 1 September 2008
Duration: 1:07:32

Here is a full showing of the Nicky Line, a disused railway line connecting Hemel Hempstead, Redbourn and Harpenden, now a public footpath used for walks. On the way my family intercept me at Redbourn for lunch, and in the end I still have space for a little footage of Harpenden, a lovely small town where people take Australian lizards for walks instead of dogs!
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E14, London Zoo 3/3


Original YT playout date: 29 August 2008
Duration: 20:13

This concludes one of the most detailed looks at London Zoo done by a visitor currently up on YouTube – but don’t miss the ZSL’s own channel and subscribe to them. You can also support the conservation projects at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade by joining http://www.zsl.org
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E13, London Zoo 2/3


Original YT playout date: 26 August 2008
Duration: 28:42

The second of three films, as I divided the footage taken into three parts. This part has hornbills and lemurs and quite a bit more.
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