This new version
of the Ross-on-Wye time lapse film was shot in May 2010, although
the fast moving after dark scenes in the second part of the film
were shot during the summer of 2009.
gardens, which were donated to the people of Ross by 17th century
philanthropist, John Kyrle (the 'Man of Ross') affords beautiful
views and sunsets and these can be seen in the film.
are not a regular Saturday evening occurrence in Ross-on-Wye.
I was filming the 'from the market house' scene, looking down
Broad Street when they started unexpectedly, making me jump, and
so I moved camera position quickly to catch them. The occasion
was either a wedding taking place or Bilbo Baggins happened to
be staying over in town.
You may well
wonder about the hedgehog. No they do not sell hedgehogs at Ross
Market. I inadvertently forgot to include the 'Hedgehog Rescue'
sign in the edit. Maureen, the 'hedgehog lady' showed the hedgehog
(which is a Ross mascot and is included on the Mayoral chain)
to the camera - not to a hungry crowd.