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Topics pertaining to the local St Albans community, including Faith, nature and family.,

Topics pertaining to the local St Albans community, including Faith, nature and family.,
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United Kingdom

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Topics pertaining to the local St Albans community, including Faith, nature and family.,

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English


Episodes

Little brown birds

10/15/2019
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Nature correspondent Rupert Evershed is on the lookout for these 'Little Brown Jobs' that make up much of Britain's bird population.

Duration:00:04:02

What’s on in October & November

10/15/2019
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Peter Burley previews music, theatre, talks and more - it's all coming up across the City & District in the next few weeks...

Duration:00:19:27

Ver Poets David and Gillian

10/4/2019
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Two more Ver Poets - David van Cauter and Gillian Knibbs - read their selection of poems to add to the increasing store of local writers' work now available on Local Life's podcast series.

Duration:00:18:04

Concerts coming up in October

9/27/2019
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David Ireson tells Jill Burridge about concerts and recitals due to be performed in the next few weeks at venues including St Peters, St Saviours, St Albans Cathedral, the Abbey Theatre Studio and the Western Auditorium in Hatfield.

Duration:00:17:22

Milkman by Anna Burns

9/27/2019
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Local writer and teacher Clare Hobba tells Rob Pearman why she wanted to talk about Man Booker 2018 prize winner 'Milkman' by Anna Burns.

Duration:00:19:23

More from the Ver Poets

9/18/2019
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Katharine Gallagher and Belize McKenzie offer a few of their poems for our pleasure and enjoyment.

Duration:00:19:18

More short stories

9/8/2019
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Two more members of the BeauSandVer Writers Group - Liz O'Connell and Rachael Simpson - offer us some of their work.

Duration:00:19:08

Music, theatre, talks and events of many sorts

9/6/2019
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Local Life's Events & Entertainment correspondent Peter Burley offers his preview of what's coming up in venues around the City and District over the next few weeks.

Duration:00:19:35

Looking for the Emperor

9/6/2019
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Local nature expert Rupert Evershed is in search of butterflies but above all he wants to find The Purple Emperor.

Duration:00:03:50

Ian Hamilton – TV director & producer

8/29/2019
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This month's guest in the series 'Me & My Job' on Local Life on Wednesday evening and Sunday morning is Ian Hamilton, TV producer/director. He lives locally but has worked everywhere from The London Palladium to the Australian Outback and most studios in between. He tells Jill Burridge about his career from early days on [...]

Duration:00:18:28

National Allotment week Special

8/17/2019
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The Good Morning St Albans team got together with the Cottonmill & Nunnery Allotment Association to explore the benefits of allotments and the effects of the River Ver development on the allotment for this National Allotment week special. Join Jonny Seabrook and Lady Jen as they explore the Cottonmill allotment with allotment holders Keith and [...]

Duration:00:24:44

Chris Delaney and Sandra Galton

8/15/2019
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This month on Local Life, Ver Poets Chris Delaney and Sandra Galton share with us just a few of their poems, including several prize winning contributions.

Duration:00:18:08

A stroll around Heartwood Forest

8/12/2019
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I love to learn new things and even though we all feel strongly about environmental issues, we don’t actually know the ins and outs of the subject. So I saw this talk as an opportunity to learn more about carbon emissions and farming in relation to climate change. Walking around the forest with a group [...]

Duration:00:05:28

What’s coming up soon?

8/9/2019
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This month's preview by Peter Burley of events & entertainment coming up locally from mid-August to mid-September.

Duration:00:09:35

Returning nature to a British farm

8/9/2019
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Nature correspondent Rupert Evershed looks for timely lessons for all in Isabella Tree's book 'Wilding' which describes the impact of efforts to restore nature to Knepp Farm in West Sussex.

Duration:00:04:11

Lincoln in the Bardo

8/1/2019
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Rob Pearman tells regular reviewer Debbie Heath why he chose George Saunders' Man Booker prize winning novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo' for this edition in the series 'Talking about Books and Audiobooks'

Duration:00:18:43

Pam Firth:- psycho-social counsellor

7/28/2019
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In the latest in the series "Me & My Job", Jill Burridge chats with Pam Firth, psycho-social counsellor in palliative care about this demanding and challenging work and about other work Pam has undertaken during her career internationally as well as in the St Albans area.

Duration:00:21:07

Two more short stories

7/19/2019
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In the series by members of the BeauSandVer Writers Group, Nick Churton reads another of his short stories (An Unwanted Appearance) and then Clare Hobba brings us a longer story about 'The Ginger Beer Bug'.

They might bug you, but….

7/14/2019
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Nature correspondent Rupert Evershed focuses on the importance of - and threat to - the insect species.

Duration:00:04:07

What’s on from mid-July to mid-August

7/14/2019
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Peter Burley previews music, theatre and other events and entertainment around the City & District over the next few weeks.

Duration:00:11:07