A film location visit
for devotees of Michael Powell's
A Canterbury Tale
on Sunday August 28, 2011
By popular demand we will revisit Fordwich Town Hall, the inspiration for 'Chillingbourne Town Hall,' where 'Alison' and 'Bob Johnson' reported their encounter with the 'glueman.'
The Town Hall will be open from 1.45 - 4 pm (admission £1.50). We will visit the Court Room and watch a DVD of the history of Fordwich in the Undercroft.
We will also see St Mary's parish church (where Chillingbourne's parishioners were filmed arriving for matins), the entrance to the 'Colpeper Institute', and other nearby places that represented Chillingbourne village.
Meet on Fordwich Quay at 1.30 pm
or join us from 12.30 pm at the Fordwich Arms for refreshments.
No need to book. Just turn up. Please give generously to our collection in aid of
Kent Kids Miles of Smiles
There are very few public parking spaces in Fordwich village. Please find one on or off the road leading from Sturry to Fordwich. For details of bus and rail services to Sturry (½ mile from Fordwich) visit www.stagecoachbus.com and www.nationalrail.co.uk. Please check the National Rail website the day before you travel to ensure that there are no timetable alterations due to engineering works etc.
This is a Powell & Pressburger Appreciation Society event
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