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…featuring Doc Rowe, and the Merry Month of May

— Posted on 26th April 2024

The March 2024 issue of Country Living magazine has a feature on Doc Rowe’s recording and archiving of seasonal events: read a summary here, or subscribe for the whole article 

Also, the May 2024 issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine has a piece on Doc’s ’60 years documenting the strange rituals of Britain’: the magazine is available in newsagents and by subscription via https://www.countryfile.com/magazine

There is a free ‘Echoes of Padstow’ exhibition 26 to 28 April 2024 at Padstow Social Club featuring some of Doc Rowe’s photographs and films of May Day: download the flyer here

And on Wednesday 1 May 2024, at 10:00 and again at 16:00, BBC Radio 4 Extra will be rebroadcasting the 2006 BBC Archive Hour documentary ‘Same Time, Same Place, Next Year’, in which Malcolm Taylor, OBE (former Director of The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library), explored Doc Rowe’s work recording events like the Obby Osses dance in Cornwall. Details here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076zt4. Or listen to the 2006 broadcast on YouTube.