NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Dublin: River Liffey and Temple Bar Wednesday, November 16th A stroll along the Liffey River in the heart of Dublin is bound to take you to the places steeped in Irish history. Enjoy a relaxing walk with spectacular views of the river and get to know one of the most touristic places of Dublin, Temple Bar. Join in and let Dave show you everything!
London: Wonders of the West End - Leicester Square and Soho Thursday, November 17th At the beautiful Leicester Square you will get to discover icons from a century of cinema in London's home of film and entertainment. And just nearby you will find Soho, one of the most popular and vibrant areas of London for both locals and tourists alike. It is well-known for its eclectic and buzzing combination of different restaurants, bars and much more. Join us and let Gerard show you around!
St. Stephen's Green Park - Dublin's most popular City Park Thursday, November 17th St Stephen's Green is one of Ireland's oldest public parks, located in the center of Dublin. It is both beautiful and very historical. Join us, and let our local guide, Dave take you for a walk through it and enjoy the beautiful views while hearing all about the interesting stories of the place.
Bolivia's Moon Valley Wednesday, November 16th Let's join Renan at the Moon Valley. If you're wondering, it's called that due to its rocky formations that resemble the Moon's soil. So I guess we could say you can "walk on the moon" with us. I wouldn't say no to that if I were you.
The most secluded area of Venice Friday, November 18th Let’s visit the neighbourhood of Cannaregio with Giacomo. Perhaps due to its location being the farthest from the famous St Mark’s Square it is also relatively free of tourists. As a result you will be happy to find yourself in one of the most authentic and less touristy areas of Venice where notable Italians have lived throughout the ages. Our main stop there will be at the church of Madonna dell’Orto is one of the most important monuments in Venice, inside we will find a whole array of beautiful artwork including original paintings by Tintoretto!
Exploring Shawbury And Its History Friday, November 18th Come explore with Lesley as we take a walk around this wonderful little village, so steeped in history, from the Anglo-Saxon days to the present-day armed forces. Besides the local village, we will also explore the woodlands, taking in the wildlife!
History Russian Revolution Series Season 2 Friday, November 18th Let Anna tell you about her new series: "Ukraine, the world shattered, my own life too. A look at the history of the Russian revolution. I’m inviting you to the Museum Of Russian Revolution in Saint Petersburg. We will share live the footage that I am getting filmed in Russia and sent over to me for this series. Russian Revolution Series. Season 2. Episode One. November, 12. Roots of the Problem. I’m inviting you to the Museum Of Russian Revolution in Saint Petersburg. We will share live the footage that I am getting filmed in Russia and sent over to me for this series.
This early XXth century mansion will help us trace the history of inequality and the gigantic gap between the people and the aristocracy. Also, it will highlight for us many processes and events that for dozens of years had been contributing to the tensions. To get the dots connected, we need to go back in time, to 18 and 19 centuries."
The Spanish Golden Age (7 Pt series) - Spanish Religion Pt 5 Wednesday, November 16th In this series of 7 episodes we will explore one of the most fascinating periods in Spanish history: the Golden Age. This will run through the 15 to the 17th century, with episodes giving prior and later context for the formation of this huge empire where the sun never set! Episode 5 explains the development of the Christian faith in Spain during the Golden Age, including the controversial creation of the Inquisition!
Culture African Ugandan Wedding: The Church Ceremony Friday, November 18th We all saw the traditional ceremony! Now it's the live church ceremony we y'all been waiting for & are now invited to. African Ugandan ceremonies start with in-law visits for the traditional wedding with blessings from elders for bride and groom which was done last week as we all saw. Finally, it's the church ceremony. The ceremony will be this Friday divided into two sessions; 1. Put a ring on it and prayer blessing session in the church. 2. Reception session- to drink, eat and dance and more dancing. Don't miss it! Come we continue the dancing💃🕺
Fun All you need to know about Dragons! Thursday, November 17th Did dragons actually exist? Join this live show, and you will receive answers to this and to many more questions, with Lilian and with historian James Reah. You have met an incarnation of James Reah before, as a roman soldier. This time, using his research at the university of Exeter, James will explain how the ideas of dragons started to take over the minds of humans. And why dragons still matter in this day and age. Bring your questions and your dragons.
Series - NEW Episodes Paris Chronicles with Patrick Thursday, November 17th Discover Paris with your favorite host Patrick! Every week he'll take you to a new place, filled with different stories, and show you some only known to locals gems. Don't miss this week's episode, it will be a surprise.
Treasures of Rome Friday, November 18th Rome never gets boring! As Federica always says: "This city is such a lasagna of history!" Every corner you turn, there is a treasure to discover. And each one of them has an unexpected story to tell. Legendary rivalries. Monumental landmarks that have shaped every city around the world. The glamour of Dolce Vita lifestyle. And narrow alleys with the most curious details.
Coming Soon Travel Chester, Timeout's "World's Most Beautiful City" Sunday, November 20th Chester in Northern England has been named “World’s Most Beautiful City” by Timeout magazine. Let's travel together and investigate how the Roman Fort has been turned into a Stylish Modern City. Today Chester is celebrated as one of the most fashionable cities to live in and to visit.
Old and new. Past and Present. How does Chester manage the dialogue between the two? This show will investigate.
The great "B Sides" of Southampton Sunday, November 20th Do you remember tapes and their b-side? Well this is the same - only in a travel show version! There are always little bits and bobs that Lillian would love to show but they never quite fit any particular theme or show - so this is Lillian's compilation of them!
Madonna della Salute, a most heartfelt festival Monday, November 21st If St. Mark is the first patron saint of Venice, the Madonna della Salute (Our Lady of Good Health) became another for saving the city from the plague of 1630. As a votive offering, a magnificent church was built at the entrance of the Grand Canal. November 21 is a festive day in Venice and a temporary bridge is built just for a few days to get easily to the church from ST. Mark's area. Giacomo will cross the bridge with us until the Campo della Salute to give a hint of how the day is still dearest to Venetians!
Gerard's Choice - Mystery Show! Monday, November 21st This could be anywhere in the UK! Your host, Gerard, picks a place because of its beauty, its importance, and because it is fun. Somewhere hard to film because of crowds, size or signal. A labor of love, that will take you places you will likely never get to. Let yourself be surprised with in a mystery location each and every episode!
Chicago Icons Inside & Out - Chicago Cultural Center Monday, November 21st The Chicago Cultural Center is an amazing landmark originally catering to two different uses: the city's first permanent, public library and the headquarters for the Union veterans from the Civil War. Today it is filled with galleries and event spaces featuring GORGEOUS architecture and design, including the stunning Preston Bradley Hall by Tiffany Studios. The Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Rotunda just completed an extensive restoration this year, and it is looking better than ever! There is so much history and beauty to discover with this architectural icon!
Warwick - A Favourite, A Fire and a Fantastic Castle Tuesday, November 22nd Welcome to Royal England! From one of England's finest medieval castles to beautifully preserved Tudor and Georgian buildings, the streets of Warwick reflect its long and illustrious past. Let's enjoy some great views of the magnificent castle, whose impregnable walls and towers have played host to some of the most influential people in English history.
Rathmines - Dublin's "Flatlands" Tuesday, November 22nd If you've ever wondered where in Ireland you might elect to live, Rahtmines might be it! This Dublin "village" centres on a cluster of gastropubs, global bistros and coffee shops near a landmark clock tower on Rathmines Road. There are fashion houses and independent book stores and small art galleries which sell work by modern Irish painters. Redbrick Victorian houses line leafy streets. This area known across Ireland as flatland also provides rented accommodation to students of third level education.
Food Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte & History of Pumpkins Tuesday, November 22nd Join Lillian as we do a little bit of work around the kitchen to embrace this Fall and pumpkin season! After learning how to make a classic pumpkin spice latte all from the comfort of your kitchen, find out why pumpkins are so important in the history of mankind and how they become the stars of celebrations such as Halloween and Thanksgiving.
History Odessa Jews in WW 2 Victory Sunday, November 20th After 4 years of brutal occupation by Romania, Odessa is liberated in April 1944. Before the war, some 180,000 Jews lived in Odessa. How many survived the Romanian occupation, and what happened to them when the city was eventually liberated? Join Olga for the second part of the " Odessa Jews in WW2" show. It as a long 4 years for Odessa. After initial mass killings and deportations, how many Jews remained in Odessa? How many of them survived, and how did the Nazis and their allies treat them when they evacuated Odessa? The fate of Jews through to the end of Romanian occupation is relatively unknown. Live from Odessa, Olga will shed light on these painful events.
Re-enacting the Decisive Naval Battle of Red Cliffs Sunday, November 20th The Battle of Red Cliffs is one of the most decisive battles in Ancient China with not a lot of coverage in Western cultures. For all the silence, it is considered by specialists as the largest naval battle in human history, no less. Today we will tell you what happened during the time period that lead to this battle. We even go one step further! By using video-game technology we will recreate the battle itself so you can see and understand how ancient battles were, and the human impact of war. Two historians will join us for this most decisive show!
Great Shows in the Next Days Wednesday, November 16th Uganda's Dance Festivals: lets watch a traditional dance troupe on Wednesday. Just be patient in between the dance short breaks, until the next. Music has been known to be a main healing therapy for victims of war in this region. Join us!
Thursday, November 17th Baku: Exotica, wine and history!: Azerbaijan has always been between orient and occident. It is a country straddles both Eastern Europe and Western Asia, therefore expect a clash of east meets west.
There are hillside towns that hide ancient mosques and minarets, as well as some of the most impressive modern architecture in the world in the form of the Flame Towers in Baku.
Cloud forest hummingbirds in Ecuador: Mindo is a location that is famous for birdwatching. Come to see the beautiful hummingbirds that love the visitors, in one of the top places in the Cloud forest in Ecuador. Don't forget turn on your speakers or use headphones for a better experience, the sound of nature is super relaxing there.
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