Quorn: A Guided
This informal audio tour around the south-west of Quorn was recorded and
photographed by Alan Cesarano on April 11th, 2000. Terry Allen currently
works as administrator at Charnwood Arts. He has traced the Quorn branch
of his family tree back to the 14th Century. Sophie Dubois lives near Paris,
and worked at Charnwood Arts for several months as part of her Leonardo
The Lost Villages
Bradgate, Dishley, Garendon, Hamilton, Knightthorpe,
Maplewell, Nanpantan, Shelthorpe and Thorpe Acre.
It was established in the 1980's on former gravel workings at the southern
end of the Borough of Charnwood. The park is split into a southern part managed
by Leicester City Council and a northern half run by Leicestershire County
River Soar Walk
Excursion to Barrow Upon Soar and The Footpath Back by Jorg Linke.
Old Shelthorpe, New Shelthorpe, Houses, Churches,
Cemetery/Crematorium, Shops, Other Buildings And Features, Shelthorpe: A Personal
Dispelling the quiet Sunday afternoon stroll through Bradgate Park the strains
of Lord Thomas Grey's troops with their drums and banners. An unexpected trip
back in time to the park's turbulent past.
A short photo essay of this south Charnwood town.
This short 'film' is one of a number of such walks
undertaken by Leonardo students Sophie Dubois and Esther Matilla whilst working
with Charnwood Arts. This journey includes interviews with people they met
on their way east to west across the central part of Charnwood taking in Quorn,
Mountsorrel and Woodhouse Eaves.
Mountsorrel Mummer's Play
by Pink Granite Community Arts Project
This video diary was made by Barkby resident Nick
Toms and edited down to a short film for Charnwood Arts by Adrian Towell to
show life in the villages of Barkby and Barky Thorpe around the turn of the
millenium. Nick didn't stop there though.
South Croxton has a tradition of housing both exotic and domestic animals
from far flung places.
These photographs were taken on a day out in the woods with my children. The
manipulated photographs were based on a rock we played shadow games with -
fantastic creatures and inhabitants of the forest!
A small collection of photos by Joerg Linke celebrating
the ornamental brickwork in a small area of one of Loughborough's streets.
The restored and working portion of the Great Central
Railway runs between the station on Great Central Road, Loughborough, and
Leicester North (originally Birstall). The stations along the line, with the
exception of Birstall, have all been beautifully restored with careful attention