Category Archives: Britain

Britain, especially England, especially Hertfordshire.

Passing the Banner To China (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E 14/18)


Original YT playout date: 23 November 2008
Duration: 14:56

The closing of the London conference and the passing of the banner to China which was to take over the Conference the following year. Unfortunately I didn’t go to that, but I did go to the Beijing Baker Tilly one some years later.
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Young Musical Talent (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E13/18)


Original YT playout date: 19 November 2008
Duration: 39:09

Here we see some of the most promising young musicians from around the world, nurtured under the tender care of Sir Yehudi Menuhin’s School in England.
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Guildhall (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E12/18)


Original YT playout date: 15 November 2008
Duration: 30:34

In this twelfth part of the third UK series, we visit the Guildhall, an historic building in which the Lord Mayor hosts his banquets and courts in the second largest banqueting hall in the realm. See also statues to heroes from Britain’s past, and the imperial yard and foot measures, which are kept here.
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Managing Cross-Cultural Business (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E11)


Original YT playout date: 3 November 2008
Duration: 45:21

Our colleague Jean from Belgium gives us the benefit of his years involved in resolving cross cultural issues in business, and a jolly good stand-up act it is! We all appreciated this, as you can tell. Read the rest of this entry

Business Lessons from Jazz (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E10)


Original YT playout date: 26 October 2008
Duration: 15:10

Jazz principles applied in the workplace can assist in encouraging innovation, says this speaker, with ample musical illustration. It’s the vado again, so the image is not that crisp and the sound level too low, unfortunately. But without the Vado, there wouldn’t have been space to record this great talk at all!
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E8 – Zhongguo Chen / China town.


Original YT playout date: 16 October 2008
Duration: 2:39

China town in London.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E7 – 1000 years of Great Britain


Original YT playout date: 12 October 2008
Duration: 1:00:09

Gyles Brandreth, author and former MP, presents his unique perspective on Britain’s past. I ran out of good camera space during this fine address so the last part is with only the back-up camera, but hopefully you will still be able to enjoy that part of this memorable speech from a speaker who has to be heard in the same room to get the full charisma that he has. Try to get him for your event or catch up with him on one of his speaking tours. He is still going strong in 2020.
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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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