History Hit TV
A new History Hit original series presented by James Strawbridge uncovering the stories and history of Cornwall.
Episode 1 / Call Of The Huer
In the first episode of this series, James is in his home county of Cornwall. He visits Huer's Hut in Newquay and the small fishing village of Mousehole, renowned for its thriving Pilchard industry. Whilst the scale of the industry has changed, the fish is as important as ever to the local community. James speaks to local historians and fisherman to understand why, and tell the fascinating story and history of the Pilchard.Watch Now
Episode 2 / Cornish Mining
In the second episode of this series, James returns to his home county of Cornwall and travels along the Tin Coast to explore the long and rich history of the mining industry that defined the area for generations. He visits Levant Mine, which is home to the world's last remaining Cornish beam engine that is powered by steam, as well as South Crofty Mine, where he is given a tour of the vast network of tunnels that lay beneath the surface. To finish off his journey in a true miner's spirit, James cooks up a staple of his home county, a delicious Cornish Pasty.Watch Now