Riviera People – Angela Gilbert, Lady of the Castle

Riviera People – Angela Gilbert, Lady of the Castle

Aug 9, 2016 | No Comments

First lady of Compton Castle, recently appointed High Sheriff of Devon, professional photographer, yachtie and sheep breeder, Angela Gilbert is always on the go

Riviera People – Rex Latham, Blacksmith

Riviera People – Rex Latham, Blacksmith

Aug 9, 2016 | No Comments

One of the best-loved and longest standing craft studios at Cockington Court, a visit to Rex Latham’s real working forge is always a treat

Riviera People – Toni Knights

Riviera People – Toni Knights

Apr 15, 2016 | No Comments

Fisherman, artist, boat restorer, heritage skipper – Brixham’s Toni Knights manages to combine it all and always has an eye for the next adventure. Anita Newcombe tracks him down to find out more.

Riviera People – John Risdon

Riviera People – John Risdon

Apr 15, 2016 | No Comments

Renowned local historian and ‘disciple of heritage,’ John Risdon has long been immersed in the maritime world that is Brixham. Now as new president of Brixham Heritage Museum he wants more people to discover this precious treasure ‘vault’.

Riviera People – Colin Matthews

Riviera People – Colin Matthews

Apr 14, 2016 | No Comments

Colin Matthews is celebrating 30 years at Babbacombe Theatre where he has perfected a crowd-pleasing menu of in-house variety performances plus touring shows that keep the 600-seater theatre a truly vibrant and thriving part of the community. Anita Newcombe meets up with Colin to find out more.

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman

Apr 13, 2016 | No Comments

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman, a dedicated follower of fashion

Riviera People – Gwyn Gibbons – a woman in command

Riviera People – Gwyn Gibbons – a woman in command

Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments

The appointment of The Imperial Hotel’s very first female General Manager is a significant milestone in its illustrious history. Anita Newcombe chats to Gwyn Gibbons

Riviera People – Anita Newcombe meets Ali Marshall, Head Gardener at Torre Abbey

Riviera People – Anita Newcombe meets Ali Marshall, Head Gardener at Torre Abbey

Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments

Anita Newcombe meets Ali Marshall, Head Gardener at Torre Abbey and delves into a world of philosophy, horticulture, vegetable gardening and Agatha Christie.

Riviera People – Chris Slack, Brixham’s Storm Chaser

Riviera People – Chris Slack, Brixham’s Storm Chaser

Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments

Well-known Brixham photographer, Chris Slack talks to Anita Newcombe about the attraction of storm-force weather conditions, moonlit beaches at midnight and sunrise over the sea – all to get the perfect shot.

Riviera People – Emma Curtis and Elizabeth Parnell successfully combine business with family life on the English Riviera

Riviera People – Emma Curtis and Elizabeth Parnell successfully combine business with family life on the English Riviera

Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments

Some wonderfully creative artists and craft makers are housed in the Stable Yard and Sea Change Studios, tucked behind the 17th century manor house at Cockington.

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