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From a Beach Hut on the seafront of Worthing in West Sussex, at the foot of the South Downs and the edge of the English Channel comes The Vobes Show. Every day you can catch Richard Vobes fun packed audio show in the form of a thirty minute podcast which can either be listen to online , downloaded to your computer’s hard drive , an mp3 player or your mobile device.






Richard Vobes Radio Show RV180

On 19th July 2005 the Richard Vobes Radio Show, a podcast started at the beginning of that reached it’s 180th show. (It went on to make 2000 shows) In a special show I was invited to visit the BBC at broadcasting house and take a tour with journalist Darren Waters, including a visit to the […]

Duration: 00:34:18

The Royal Tournament – Chapter 3

Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament: Book 1 Chapter 3 Splidge ran home and told his mother that he had a job and was required to work for the King of Gud straightaway. He stuffed some clothes and the few home comforts he could find into a bag and explained that he needed to […]

Duration: 00:29:22

The Royal Tournament – Chapter 2

Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament by Richard Vobes – Chapter 2 Splidge had never been to the Palace before, but he could see it from his village. It wasn’t always visible. The City was often shrouded in a thick layer of smog. Rain made everything damp, so people stoked their fires to keep […]

Duration: 00:31:26

The Royal Tournament – Chapter 1

Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Chapter 1 It was always raining in the land of Gud. It never stopped, so umbrellas were essential. One boy who didn’t have an umbrella was Splidge. He was dripping wet and soaked to the skin, and surprised the City hadn’t flooded long ago. Seeking shelter, the […]

Duration: 00:49:02

The Royal Tournament – Prologue

Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Prologue The door creaked open and the Clockmaker looked up. A tall thin man dressed in black stood in the doorway, a hood hiding his face. The cold February chill blew into the room. The old hunched Clockmaker hated interruptions when he was working. It was early […]

Duration: 00:03:45

Like Walking? I head out with the Rambers

If you like walking, why not get out with the ramblers? The Rambling association is nationwide. I popped out one evening with the Brighton and Hove Ramblers to find out what it is all about: Have a listen: Part 1 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers1.mp3 Part 2 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers2.mp3 Part 3 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers3.mp3

Duration: 00:05:31

Windows (Hacker) Technical Department calls

Be warned hackers might call you and try to get you to change your machine so they can manipulate your machine – listen how convincing they can be – but don’t fall for it. Windows technical department called – no – it was a hacker!!! Have a listen:

Duration: 00:12:26

My Book – Part 1

This is a reading from my book, Splidge, the Cragflinger, a children’s book aimed at the 9-12 age range. It is a 20 minute except as an introduction to the more full audio book that will be available later in the year. The book started life as a book for young children, but encouraged to […]

Duration: 00:19:18

Vobes 500th Show for 2008

This is a mix of the best bits from the first 500 shows I recorded with all the team in 2008, Georgie and Jimmy and all the various listeners. Of course I have done over 1800 shows, plus another 1300 naked Englishman episodes. Had to put this up as a trip now memory lane. Enjoy […]

A Visit to a 17th Century Village

A few years ago I took my family to the 17th Century living museum and village Little Woodham, near Gosport in Hampshire. I met there James Hodgeson, or master John from the village as he prefers to be known. In the April of 1642 the King of England, Charles Stuart and his Parliament stood on […]

Duration: 01:14:56

Vobes Show 1870

A beer show with some book talk too.

Duration: 00:59:44

Vobes Show 1869

A free style podcast with Phil Clark and Jimmy Hastel, tasting beers from America.

Duration: 01:17:19

Vobes Show 1868

Merry Christmas! A Christmas day extra show with my friend down under, Lloyd Bayley, recorded on Christmas morning. It’s all very silly.

Duration: 00:59:40

Christmas Beer Show

It is the Christmas Beer Show with Jimmy and Richard in a Beach Hut in Worthing sampling more local ales, this time donated by one of our lovely listeners. Will they make it through the evening or fall about into a pile of laughing nitwits. Have a listen to find out.

Duration: 01:11:38

Vobes Show 1866

I am back from filming in my coracle for the Bald Explorer programme and thinking about what the next one will be about. Have you got a friend with benefits and are you resisting change to your countries traditions?

Duration: 00:30:01

Vobes Show 1865

I see that people are hacking into Skype, people want to take over the worldm computer graphics and emails from listeners – its all in today’s wonderful Vobes Show. Go on have a listen!

Duration: 00:30:15

Vobes Show 1864

It is a beer show and we are looking at the Christmas selection of real ales. Also, I challenge Jimmy on a personal note and it gets quite heavy. We are still friends though.

Vobes Show 1863

Are falling out of love with your vitamins? I am back in the beach hut with another mad cap and slightly silly show. I do hope you enjoy it. If you did, tell someone or tweet it out.

Vobes Show 1862

I am baking a pudding with my friend Nigel Cooper and looking at Jimmy’s new Kindle Fire in today’s show.

Vobes Show 1861

Harriet and I are taking a walk along the Shrewsbury Canal. It is an abandoned canal and there are plans to restore it to its former glory. We chat about the history of canals and why they were so important in England.
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