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`A Canterbury Tale'
comes to Fordwich
YOU are invited to join other admirers and veterans of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1944 feature film A Canterbury Tale fond an afternoon 'on locations at Fordwich. near Canterbury on Sunday, August 29, 1999.
Discover 'Chillingbourne Town Hall', the 'Hand of Glory Inn', 'Chillingbourne Parish Church" and the 'Colpeper Institute' visit the smallest town hall in England see hundreds of years of history in one afternoon!
Your guides will be Paul Tritton, who is writing a book about the film, and Michael Beck of the Fordwich Trust.
Meet informally at the Fordwich Arms on Fordwich Quay from 12.30 onwards for a drink or meal with your Friends, then in Fordwich parish church at 2.15 for an introductory talk followed
by a short guided walk around 'hidden Fordwich' and a visit to the Town Hall.
There are no public car parks in Fordwich so please take care not to cause an obstruction when parking in the village streets. You may find it more convenient to park in or off the main road between Sturry and Fordwich and walk the short distance to the parish church and quay.
If using public transport take a bus from Canterbury bus station to the Welsh Harp, Sturry, or a train from Canterbury West to Sturry. The Welsh Harp and Sturry railway station are a level, 15 minute walk from Fordwich. Bus enquiries: tel 01227 472082 Rail enquiries. tel 0345 484950
For further information telephone Paul Tritton on 01622 741198.
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