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A Journey Down The River Anker


This unique film follows the Anker from its source near the village of Wolvey to its meeting with the Tame at Tamworth. It looks into the rich and varied history of the towns and villages that have grown up on its banks and the vital part the river has played in their development.

Historic battles, Anglo Saxon kings, famous writers, a Norman Castle, medieval abbeys, stately homes and disastrous floods are all part of this fascinating story.The film also explore the picturesque rural stretches of the Anker between the towns and villages, where almost every delightful meander reveals a new surprise.

So, sit back,enjoy the scenery, delve into the history of where you live and get to know your river. The interactive features of this DVD allow you to watch the whole film or select your favourite stretch.

Running time approx 55 mins.