Next Episode of Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages is
Penelope Keith takes to the road to explore our changing relationship with that most quintessential of British institutions, the village.Cream teas, bunting, thatched cottages swathed in roses. For generations this rural idyll of the village has conjured the very best of Britain.Penelope Keith explores our relationship with the village, discovering traditions under threat and communities undergoing huge changes, as she looks at what the future holds for rural communities.
Penelope is in the land of rugged coastal communities and cliff-edge fishing villages, but also of huge numbers of holiday makers. She visits the most exposed theatre in the country and Fowey Harbour.
Penelope is in the far north-west of England, learning about life amidst the renowned landscape of Cumbria and discovers there is much more to life in a Cumbrian village than tourists and tea shops
Penelope travels through Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, exploring its considerable links to the royal family. She also goes gamekeeping and takes to the skies in a glider
On a trip across the South Downs and The Weald, Penelope visits the Cuckfield Donkey races, Rudyard Kipling's home and a cricket bat maker
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