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4 edition of The Flower of Gloster, found in the catalog.

The Flower of Gloster,

Ernest Temple Thurston

The Flower of Gloster,

by Ernest Temple Thurston

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Williams and Norgate in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Canals -- England.,
    • England -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E. Temple Thurston; illustrated by W.R. Dakin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA630 .T65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6536775M
      LC Control Number11028824
      OCLC/WorldCa35246697

        The "Flower of Gloster" by Ernest Temple Thurston; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Canals, Description and travel; Places: England, Great Britain. She is the Flower of Gloster, a converted canal barge which over the course of the series winds her way from Wales, through the inland waterways of England to the Pool of London at Tower Bridge. Blending drama with semi-improvised encounters and taking in a wealth of local history, the series offers a fascinating insight into Britain's rich.

      Warwickshire and Gloucestershire, 'The Flower of Gloster' first published in Producer Bill Grundy went on to television notoriety when he interviewed the Sex Pistols on live television, inadvertently kicking off the whole punk rock era, and ending his own TV career. The Flower of Gloster was horsedrawn, and lacked a propellor. Perhaps Eynsham Harry was able to make such good time because he didn't have to slow down to 2mph when going past all the moored boats waiting for boatyard service. More likely they got out of bed earlier in those days.

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The "Flower of Gloster." by Thurston, E. Temple (Ernest Temple), Publication date Topics The Flower of Gloster Publisher Newton Abbot, David The Flower of Gloster Charles Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user Pages:   With Richard O'Callaghan, Elizabeth Doherty, Michael Doherty, Bill Grundy.

A boy and his sister and brother pilot a canal narrow boat from north-east Wales to London. With a girl they meet on the way, they learn about the history of British canals and of 8/10(4).

The Flower of Gloster book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This b /5. This book is in a way a precursor to Rolt's classic 'Narrow Boat', and indeed the fact it's mentioned there is why I tracked a copy down and bought it.

'Flower of Gloster' follows the travel of a sophisticated and somewhat poetic Londoner who, looking for a new distraction, settles on a canal tour.5/5(5). I've finally got around to reading "The Flower of Gloster". This book is one of the mileposts of waterways history and it was about time I got around to marking it.

The book is out of print, and my copy came from my local library. The short story: Around Ernest Temple Thurston hires a horse-drawn narrowboat from Oxford, and in a month he. This book is in a way a precursor to Rolt's classic 'Narrow Boat', and indeed the fact it's mentioned there is why I tracked a copy down and bought it.

'Flower of Gloster' follows the travel of a sophisticated and somewhat poetic Londoner who, looking for a new distraction, settles on a canal s: 6. The Flower of Gloster falls into this category and it didn't let me down.

I have book special appreciation of books about canal journeys and have been overindulging in the wartime era just lately. I saw a copy of The Flower of Gloster in a bookshop in Upton on Severn,which I snapped up along with another half dozen publications at considerable.

The Flower of Gloster DVD Review. by Roger Crow. It’s a curious oddity The Flower of Gloster.A mix of drama and documentary, or edutainment that shoehorns chunks of historic factoids into a loose narrative; scenes occasionally stitched together with urgent narration. The tale of a foot converted canal barge en route from Wales to London Bridge with her young crew is simple but weirdly.

Books. Thurston's most successful books include The City of Beautiful Nonsense () and The Flower of Gloster (), a story about a canal journey in England. Two film versions of The City of Beautiful Nonsense were made: a silent version inand a sound version in The first drama series to be filmed in colour by Granada Television (two years before ITV's regular colour service began), The Flower Of Gloster was about four youngsters who crew a narrow-boat from North Wales to London and their adventures on Britain's inland waterways.

In fact, the series was largely experimental in more ways than one, the tales being a mixture of plotted storylines. THE FLOWER OF GLOSTER. by E. Temple Thurston. Published by Alan Sutton. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of a leisurely voyage in a narrow boat up the Oxford canal, along the Warwick line, down the Stratford-Upon-Avon, then by Avon and Severn to the Thames and Severn Canal and so to the Thames again. Dakin. (Williams and Norgate. net.)—Mr. Thurston spent a delightful spring holiday in wandering about some of the canals of England in a barge called the `Flower of Gloster,' and in this book he tells us of the thisigs he saw, the people he met, and what he thought about it all.

He was lucky in finding a newly painted barge and an excellent bargee, who was ready to talk about life. The Flower of Gloster, inwas a wistful portrait of a changing world, documenting the decline of the working waterways as they gave way to the rising leisure boating industry, and a lost way of life.

The narrowboat itself, the Flower of Gloster, is somehow symbolic, a converted coal carrier being delivered to its new owner and new purpose Reviews: The Flower of Gloster When I first became interested in canals there were really only two books that everyone had to read: Tom Rolt's "Narrow Boat" and "The Flower of Gloster" by E Temple Thurston.

I managed Narrow Boat several years ago but have only recently got round to The Flower of Gloster after finding a copy in the local Oxfam shop. ‘The Flower of Gloster’ is a book by E.

Temple Thurston (Septem – Ma ), an Anglo-Irish poet, playwright and author and was somewhat a study of canal traditions. The series is only loosely based on that, and is set in contemporary () Britain.

The "Flower of Gloster" by Ernest Temple Thurston,David & Charles edition, in EnglishAuthor: E. Temple Thurston.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thurston, E. Temple (Ernest Temple), Flower of Gloster.". Newton Abbot, David & Charles []. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thurston, E. Temple (Ernest Temple), Flower of Gloster, ". New York, Dodd, Mead, (OCoLC) The Flower of Gloster was the then Manchester-based broadcaster and production company’s first series to be filmed in colour back inthough the episodes were initially transmitted in black.

The boat on the inside of Flower of Gloster is the PHOEBE (named as a joke between myself and Peter Shrubsall), later given to the boat Museum and I think currently undergoing repairs there.

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