10 June 2015
As this year's series of BBC Springwatch draws to a close, ACE Tour Director and environmental consultant Kevin Hand reflects with Ian Barthorpe of RSPB Minsmere about the challenges and rewards of filming at the world-renowned reserve named by Chris Packham as ‘the Disneyland of wildlife’.
Posted in: News
03 June 2015
The Cévennes mountains in Languedoc is one of the most remote parts of France – rugged and beautiful, yet little visited. The area has also been the backdrop to some of the most significant events of French – and European – history. On this late summer tour with historian Dr Lionel Laborie, we shall immerse ourselves in this breathtaking landscape whilst exploring France’s rich religious past.
Posted in: Tours
23 January 2015
In 2013, ACE Tour Director and expert on WWII military intelligence, Dr Mark Baldwin, was approached by the makers ofThe Imitation Game for the loan of a rare 4-rotor Enigma machine. Here he gives his account of his day in the studio and reviews the finished film - now nominated for eight Academy Awards.