The hugely successful bbc period drama series films many of its exterior scenes at chatham dockyard and this is where your official call the midwife walking tour takes place. Call the midwife locations original black taxi tour 2020. Call the midwife official location tours 2020 chatham historic. Call the midwife season 9 full cast and guest stars 2020. A memoir of birth, joy, and hard times the midwife trilogy book 1 book 1 of 3. Call the midwife audiobooks listen to the full series. We start at the nuns and nurses headquarters, the reallife nonnatus house, still there today, and the streets where chummy and the other midwives rode. Be greeted by your very own midwife next to the second world war destroyer hms cavalier and be taken on a guided one and half hour tour of the various filming locations used for the popular television drama series call the midwife. Call the midwife tour at the historic dockyard chatham for two.
Book 2 was very sad, but also had some stories that were featured on the tv show. The chances of seeing scenery from the show vary drastically depending on when the tour is taken. Entry for two for the historic dockyard chatham a walking tour for two through filming locations for hit bbc show call the midwife explore over 400 years of british naval history through 10 exhibitions and three warships experience gift pack including personalised voucher and. An official call the midwife tour has been announced for 2018, allowing fans of the show to step on the set of the beloved bbc drama and see props and costumes up close and personal. The book that sparked the awardwinning tv series details jennifer worths very real experiences as a young midwife based in a convent amid the chaos of postwar london docklands. Call the midwife official location tours in partnership with the creators of call the midwife, neal street productions, were excited to bring you the official call the midwife location tour. In the company of your very own midwife, youll explore exterior filming locations at londons historic dockyard chatham. The following hotel offers doubletwin rooms for 1 night including breakfast plus 2 tickets for the call the midwife tour. Step into the outdoor world of call the midwife on a tour filled with anecdotes and stories wander through years of british naval history with entry to the historic. It will feature material from the latest series, as well as props, costumes and set. Call the midwife official location tours 2020 chatham. In the afternoon be greeted by your very own costumed midwife as youre taken on a 90 minute tour of the various locations used for the popular tv series. Call our team on 01708 802350 to book or find out more about this tour.
Visit the historic dockyard at chatham for a call the midwife tour. Full cast list for call the midwife series 9, airing on bbc one in 2020 plus guest stars for christmas special 2019. Originally based on the series of books written by jennifer worth, the award winning tv adaptation of call the midwife has attracted fans worldwide since it first. The drama of life in postwar london, farewell to the east end. Season 9 of bafta nominated call the midwife might have come to a close but the call the midwife official location tours at the historic dockyard chatham are in full swing. Follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters from the bbc period drama call the midwife on a walking tour of chatham historic dockyard led by your very. Step behind the scenes of the hit bbc series call the midwife, guided through the areas history by your very own midwife, and picture the historic dockyard chatham transformed into 1950s london poplar dock with this call the midwife tour for two. The tour finishes in the mess desk where a delicious cream tea is served. Her truelife stories show how tough conditions were in the east end, especially for women, who often lived in slum accommodation grateful if they had a coldwater. Accompanied by a costumed midwife guide, walk the streets of chatham dockyard, see the sets that grace our screens, you are then free to explore the rest of the.
Call the midwifes producers neal street have partnered with the historic dockyard chatham to create the official call the midwife tour. Walk along the roads, pass slums and warehouses, where the midwives cycle to help the many motherstobe give birth hear anecdotes and behindthescenes stories of the filming of. The call the midwife location tour is an introduction to the ever increasing number of locations around our eighty acre site that have been used in the television drama. If youre one of the many fans that fell in love with the award winning tv adaptation of call the midwife then you can jump in to the heartwarming world created by jennifer worth with the official call the midwife tour, overseen by the shows producers at neal street productions. The deprived poplar area of the east end is experiencing a baby boom, with calls to the midwives of nonnatus house to deliver 80 to 100 newborns every month. Find call the midwife books, blu rays, dvds, and more from shop follow the nurses, midwives and nuns from nonnatus house in 1950s east end london who visit the expectant mothers of poplar. Cast and characters jessica raine as nursing sister jennifer jenny lee series jenny agutter as sister julienne pam ferris as sister evangelina series 15 judy parfitt as sister monica joan helen george as nurse beatrix trixie franklin bryony hannah as nurse cynthia miller later sister. Delivering the call the midwife location tour at the historic. The tour culminates with our exclusive call the midwife exhibition containing set. Call the midwife location tour in chatham provided by. If youre a fan of the hit series, a trip to see where call the midwife is filmed should be top of your bucket list. By purchasing your call the midwife official location tour, you will have access to the historic dockyard chatham including its fantastic collection of historic warships and galleries for the day of your visit. Features material from the latest series, props, costumes, sets and. Call the midwife season 9 is almost over, meaning the women of nonnatus house will soon be leaving our screens for the best part of 2020 the series finale is set to be an emotional one given it.
It had lots of stories that ive seen on the pbs series, call the midwife. The tour culminates with our exclusive call the midwife exhibition containing set, props and costumes. This tour is led by your very own midwife and takes you behind the scenes including an exhibition of original costumes and props from the popular show. Reflects on the experiences of jennifer worth as a midwife in londons postwar east end, including the nuns from whom she. The gossips choice by sara read historical fictionblog. Farewell to the east end is the last book in worths memoir trilogy, which the times literary supplement described as powerful stories with sweet charm and controlled outrage in the face of dire circumstances. Official call the midwife tour 2018 tickets for call the. Finally finished this 800 page book its really 3 books in one. Call the midwife, shadows of the workhouse and farewell to the east end chronicles jennifer worths career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the warscarred docklands as a wideeyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and subsequent closure of nonnatus house.
The call the midwife tour of locations is a gentlepaced walking tour led by your very own midwife. Discover authentic cobbled streets and fine georgian and victorian architecture that have provided the backdrop for an array of period films since the 1980s, so presenting an ideal opportunity to. Walking tour of call the midwife exterior sets in chatham dockyard. We then walk the streets where chummy learnt to ride a bike, smashed in to her policeman and made friends with the protective boy. Call the midwife tour of locations official brit movie. Call the midwife tour chatham historic dockyard midwife tour. The walking tour is led by your very own costumed midwife. Theres over 400 years of history to be discovered at the historic dockyard chatham. Call the midwife follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from nonnatus house, who visit the expectant mothers of poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care. A true story of the east end in the 1950s, is a memoir by jennifer worth, and the first in a trilogy of books describing her work as a district nurse and midwife in the east end of london during the 1950s.
See the original nonnatus house that inspired the books, visit a dockyard filming location, go inside ships and submarines, see props used in the show, and stand. Experience the official call the midwife tour brought to you by the makers of the show and see the filming locations. With a picture book to help trigger your memories, youll see just how neal. The midwife will take you on a guided tour of the various film locations used in the hit bbc drama. Your midwife will share with you fascinating anecdotes about the filming of the show, behindthescenes facts and will set the scene by providing a background to chatham dockyard itself. As a guide, i show them different locations around site which were used for filming the hit bbc one series. Call the midwife tour of locations official brit movie tours. Call the midwife location tour in chatham 2020 viator. It stars jessica raine, miranda hart, helen george, bryony hannah, laura main, jenny agutter, pam ferris, judy parfitt, cliff parisi, stephen mcgann, ben caplan, emerald fennell, victoria yeates, jack ashton, linda bassett, charlotte ritchie, kate lamb. If youre a fan of the tv series call the midwife, then this is the tour for you. Call the midwife location tour independent coach travel. Watch the drama of the nations favourite call the midwife is played out between the. Save hours of research time, and go on a guided tour of places that have a link to the show. You will see how neal street productions transform the 400 year site back to the 1960s.
Starting a call the midwife walk at the convent for midwifery is a must, and from the outside it looks just as its described in the book. The last days of the east end midwives, and several more. Historic dockyard chatham the good news for fans of the show is that you can visit the exterior filming area on a call the midwife official location tour. For fans of the tv show call the midwife, you wont get closer to the action than with this guided walking tour. Tripadvisor call the midwife location tour in chatham. Official guided walking tour of call the midwife locations at the historic chatham dockyard. Worth wrote the book after retiring from a subsequent career as a musician, and it was originally published in july 2002. This tour has a distinctly 40s theme, with visits to bletchley park famous for its coder breakers during world war ii, blenheim palace, birthplace of winston churchill, and a visit to chathams historic dockyard, for a call the midwife tour based on the popular bbc tv programme. Call the midwife is a bbc period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the east end of london in the late 1950s and 1960s. See and explore where the real drama happens as a costumed midwife takes you on a walking tour of the historic site.436 1385 1624 468 368 460 312 148 35 535 182 299 828 1112 1088 510 303 1304 1328 964 1216 847 176 809 384 669 1339 778 6 938 819 1084 1076 1411 1422 781 581