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ACT Location Walk, Fordwich, 28th August 2011
This year's PaPAS A Canterbury Tale film location walk will be held on Sunday, August 28 in Fordwich. 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.
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.
Your guides will be Paul Tritton, author of A Canterbury Tale - Memories of a Classic Wartime Movie and Michael Powell's Canterbury Tales and Steve Crook of the Powell & Pressburger Appreciation Society.
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