Festival TV Catch Up

This year we bring you Festival TV. A programme of online content from our Festival Partners. Check back daily to see what we have to offer. On the Festival TV page use the ‘Refresh’ button to see the latest content or scroll through the thumbnail videos beneath to ‘Watch Again’ on Festival Catch Up.

Programmes available on Catch Up are listed bellow:

Taste the Gorge Online Cooking Demo - With Adam Purnell - 'Shropshire Lad'

Taste the Gorge Online Cooking Demo - With Adam Purnell - 'Shropshire Lad'

Category: Catch Up TV, Taste the Gorge

Date & Time: 18:30 - 19:30 on Fri 18 Sep 2020

Live On Festival TV - To Tune in Refresh the Festival TV page from 6:30pm Friday the 18th September.

Join Adam Purnell 'Shropshire Lad' as he shows us how to cook his spicy fish stew & rice with Langoustine cooked over charcoal in the shadow of Ironbridge.

On Saturday the 26th September Adam will be treating us to a Taste the Gorge Pop Up Take Away - where he will be cooking up lamb and venison as whole beasts on an Argentinian asado Cross over the embers of timber from the woodlands within the Gorge, with nothing but smoke and salt to enhance the flavours of this wonderful locally sourced meat. Plus spiced bulgar wheat (or brown rice), flatbread, dirty veg & chimmichurri. Pre-ordering essential!

Environment TV: How to Age a Hedge

Environment TV: How to Age a Hedge

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn

Date & Time: 10:00 - 11:00 on Sat 19 Sep 2020

Partner: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

In this fascinating short video, John Box introduces a tried and tested technique to age hedges. By taking us along, around, and even inside a very old hedge in Lloyds Meadow Madeley, John teaches us how to read this hedge’s secret past.

Catch Up TV Walk the Gorge Online: The Sabbath Walks

Catch Up TV Walk the Gorge Online: The Sabbath Walks

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 10:00 - 11:00 on Sun 20 Sep 2020

Partner: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Join Harriet Devlin on a guided walk through Dale Coppice and Lincoln Hill, to learn about the Sabbath Walks and the fascinating history of this area. Find out how the Gorge area was the Silicon Valley of its time, discover signs of the past hidden in the landscape, and learn why the Sabbath walks were revolutionary.

Catch Up Coracle TV: Ironbridge Gorge Coracle Drift

Catch Up Coracle TV: Ironbridge Gorge Coracle Drift

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 18:00 - 18:15 on Mon 21 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust



The Ironbridge Coracle was made from a lightweight frame of narrow ash laths or splints. Coracle frames were made with whatever was available locally -  such as split ash laths, or woven Hazel or Willow withies. They were originally covered with animal hide and later with calico or similar material waterproofed with pitch and tar. They were used on rivers in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland.

Sit back and watch this relaxing short video of the crew from the Ironbridge Coracle Trust drifting down the gorge.

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Catch Up Coracle TV: Harry and Eusty’s Coracle Half-hour - 01

Catch Up Coracle TV: Harry and Eusty’s Coracle Half-hour - 01

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:30 on Tue 22 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Harry and Eusty historic films including Pathe News 1948, ATV Today and a film by Ron Miles

Due to licencing of archive footage this film is no longer available on Festival TV but you will soon be able to watch again on The Ironbridge Coracle Trust's website. 

Story of the Gorge: Blists Hill Online Fish and Chip Walk and Talk

Story of the Gorge: Blists Hill Online Fish and Chip Walk and Talk

Category: Catch Up TV, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 18:00 - 18:30 on Tue 22 Sep 2020

Back by popular demand Andrew Naylor and John Box revisit Blists Hill in this 30 min video for another Fish and Chip Walk and Talk

Catch Up Coracle TV: Eusty makes a coracle - 02

Catch Up Coracle TV: Eusty makes a coracle - 02

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:30 on Wed 23 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Eusty talks about making coracles - film donated by Peter Badge.

Catch Up TV Intro for the festival to ‘Zero Waste Life’ Talk by Charlotte Watkivs

Catch Up TV Intro for the festival to ‘Zero Waste Life’ Talk by Charlotte Watkivs

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn

Date & Time: 18:00 - 18:10 on Wed 23 Sep 2020

Partner: Soroptimist International – The Wrekin Branch, A Zero Waste Life

Charlotte Watkivs from A Zero Waste Life shares her top tips for reducing waste. This is her intro for the Festival to her inspirational TEDTALK on her expeiences of starting her plastic free living challenge. Refresh the page after the Intro to watch the TedTalk.

Looking after the environment is a key theme of the Festival and this talk is brought to you by the Soroptimist International The Wrekin who are, as part of the Festival, promoting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Catch Up How I live a Zero Waste Life (Almost) Every Day | Charlotte Watkivs | TEDxWolverhampton

Catch Up How I live a Zero Waste Life (Almost) Every Day | Charlotte Watkivs | TEDxWolverhampton

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn

Date & Time: 18:10 - 18:20 on Wed 23 Sep 2020

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Soroptimist International – The Wrekin Branch, A Zero Waste Life

Charlotte Watkivs from A Zero Waste Life shares her insights following setting a personal challenge to reduce her waste. Charlotte has recorded us an Intro to this talk you can watch it here. Come back here to watch the full talk.

Looking after the environment is a key theme of the Festival and this talk is brought to you by the Soroptimist International The Wrekin who are, as part of the Festival, promoting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Catch Up Coracle TV: Conversation with Wayne Owen, relative of the Rogers family - Part One - 03

Catch Up Coracle TV: Conversation with Wayne Owen, relative of the Rogers family - Part One - 03

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:25 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Wayne Owen shares memories of his family, featuring the stories of the strong women and life in Ironbridge.

 

Catch Up Coracle TV: Conversation with Wayne Owen, relative of the Rogers family - Part Two - 04

Catch Up Coracle TV: Conversation with Wayne Owen, relative of the Rogers family - Part Two - 04

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:25 - 10:55 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Wayne Owen shares memories of his family, featuring the stories of the strong women and life in Ironbridge.

Catch Up Art TV: Artist's Talk with Bridget Irving - 'Animals in Illustration'

Catch Up Art TV: Artist's Talk with Bridget Irving - 'Animals in Illustration'

Category: Art & Artists, Catch Up TV

Date & Time: 18:30 - 18:45 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Partner: Secret Severn Arts Trail

Artist Bridget Irving gives a talk on 'Animals in Illustration'.

Catch Up Art TV: Artist's Talk with David Walton - 'Portraiture'

Catch Up Art TV: Artist's Talk with David Walton - 'Portraiture'

Category: Art & Artists, Catch Up TV

Date & Time: 19:00 - 20:00 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Partner: Secret Severn Arts Trail

Coracle TV: Fishing for souls - Anecdotes and tales of the Coracle men - with Mike Rust -05

Coracle TV: Fishing for souls - Anecdotes and tales of the Coracle men - with Mike Rust -05

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:20 on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Anecdotes and tales of the men and their coracles every one of which is guaranteed to be the truest of true. Tales of what did happen! What might have happened, and maybe what's going to happen !!


Watch and listen to the culture of the River Severn as told by Mike Rust of 'Get a word in Edgeways' literary festival.

Coracle TV: A Talk on Coracle World Heritage by Marion Blockley - 06

Coracle TV: A Talk on Coracle World Heritage by Marion Blockley - 06

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 18:00 - 18:30 on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Marion Blockley delivers an illustrated talk on Coracle World Heritage. The talk includes Home videos of coracles and coracle making in India and Vietnam by Peter Badge and includes some fascinating Vietnamese water puppets. Read more...

Catch Up Coracle TV: Colin in a Coracle - an animated adventure - 07

Catch Up Coracle TV: Colin in a Coracle - an animated adventure - 07

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:05 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust

A new animated story about the coracle adventures of Colin the Dog by Cal Westbrook, animated by Sam Gough. Designed for children ages 6-8 years old, but a delight to people of all ages with a sense of Imagination. Special thanks to Toyah Wilcox for the wonderful voice over.

The Ironbridge Coracle Trust are planning on publishing this book in the near future so contact them via the Ironbridge Coracle Trust Facebook page or website if you are interested in stocking or buying a copy.

Catch Up Coracle TV: Ironbridge Gorge Coracle Drift

Catch Up Coracle TV: Ironbridge Gorge Coracle Drift

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge

Date & Time: 10:00 - 10:15 on Sun 27 Sep 2020

Partner: Ironbridge Coracle Trust



The Ironbridge Coracle was made from a lightweight frame of narrow ash laths or splints. Coracle frames were made with whatever was available locally -  such as split ash laths, or woven Hazel or Willow withies. They were originally covered with animal hide and later with calico or similar material waterproofed with pitch and tar. They were used on rivers in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland.

Sit back and watch this relaxing short video of the crew from the Ironbridge Coracle Trust drifting down the gorge.

Read more...

Catch Up Walk the Gorge Online: The Sabbath Walks

Catch Up Walk the Gorge Online: The Sabbath Walks

Category: Catch Up TV, Environment & The River Severn, Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 11:00 - 11:20 on Sun 27 Sep 2020

Partner: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Join Harriet Devlin on a guided walk through Dale Coppice and Lincoln Hill, to learn about the Sabbath Walks and the fascinating history of this area. Find out how the Gorge area was the Silicon Valley of its time, discover signs of the past hidden in the landscape, and learn why the Sabbath walks were revolutionary.

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