An anthology of reminiscences and photos from those who attend the annual reunion of the Minchin family in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire. Historical and informative, serious and respectful, humorous and entertaining.
Taped in Time: Hear the Voices In the 1980s, Simon Riding went abroad to work. After one of his trips back home, Vic and Peggy were visiting May Minchin at her home in Bourton at the time, namely Market Close. After Simon left the UK to return to work, they had the idea to tape a message to him. This is that recording.
Bourton on Film Further examples of Bourton on film have been unearthed by Simon Riding on You Tube. Birdland 1964. A fascinating film about Birdland when it was still in the centre of the village. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV0y3l_AjJI Shakespeare Country 1960. Minutes in we get to the Cotswolds villages. At 10 minutes, we reach Chipping Camden, Stow and Moreton. At 11.10, Bourton on the Water,