Production Company: BBC
Locations used: Ramsgate Harbour, St Augustine’s Church, Ramsgate.
BBC’s Songs of Praise comes to Kent to film in the beautiful St. Augustine’s Church in Ramsgate, built by famous 19th century architect Augustus Welby Pugin.
Presented by Aled Jones (Escape to the Country, Cash in the Attic), Songs of Praise allows the nation to pray together, join in the singing of hymns and songs and discover uplifting stories of faith.
Aled explores the week’s theme, which is ‘Pugin – God’s Architect’. Augustus Welby Pugin built St. Augustine’s Church between 1845 and 1852 and became most famous for his design of Big Ben for the Palace of Westmister
The Songs of Praise team was welcomed to Thanet in May this year, and throughout the episode, images of Ramsgate Harbour can be seen along with views of Thanet’s beautiful coastline.
Ramsgate is a popular coastal filming location and and home to the only “Royal” harbour in the country. It has been used for productions such as True Love (2012), Ruby Blue (2007) and Hancock and Joan (2008).
Songs of Praise: Pugin God’s Architect will be shown on 24th June 2012 on BBC One at 17:30.
For more information about filming in Kent email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about this programme visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006ttc5
For more information about Ramsgate visit: http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/destinations/ramsgate/10539?microSiteId=210
For more information about Ramsgate Harbour visit: http://www.portoframsgate.co.uk/welcome_to_the_marina.aspx
For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: http://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/