English Connection

Glynn Burrows, historian and owner of Norfolk Tours in England, shares what to experience in England. Hear about the scenic countryside and coastal areas, historic castles and cathedrals, gardens and villages, unique lodgings and dining establishments, where to celebrate the arts, and how to trace your family roots, and more.

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Episodes

Saturday May 25, 2024

On this episode of Big Blend Radio's "English Connection" show with Glynn Burrows, he discusses Family History Research with three special guests, and everyone has some fascinating stories and findings from their genealogy adventures to share! Read Glynn's Family History Research article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/family-research-in-many-guises/  
FEATURED GUESTS* ARYN YOUNGLESS is a writer and genealogist in the Los Angeles region. Visit:  https://www.genealogybyaryn.com/* JO CLARK is a travel writer and photographer in South Carolina who is actively researching her family history in the UK. See her Gettysburg Family History story, here: https://nationalparktraveling.com/listing/gettysburg-in-the-footsteps-of-ancestors/ * ELAINE POWERS is a retired biologist and author in Tucson, Arizona and board member of the Tucson Sisters in Crime writers group. She's related to Edgar Allan Poe! Visit: https://elaineapowers.com/ 
GLYNN BURROWS is the owner of Norfolk Tours in England. He appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research.* Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/  * Follow his podcast here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um 
This episode is also featured on Big Blend Radio's "Way Back When" History channel. 

Saturday Apr 27, 2024

On this episode of Big Blend Radio's "English Connection" show with Glynn Burrows, he shares some of the historic highlights not to be missed in Edinburgh, Scotland including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and Mary King's Close. Read Glynn's article about his visit to Edinburgh here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/over-the-border-to-historic-edinburgh-scotland/ 
Glynn Burrows is the owner of Norfolk Tours in England. He appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um
Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/

Saturday Mar 23, 2024

This episode of Big Blend Radio's "English Connection" show with Glynn Burrows focuses on the life and legend of Boadecia who was known as the Queen of the Iceni, a tribe in Norfolk, England. She led a massive uprising against The Romans around AD 60-61 and she died (it is thought by poisoning herself), after her army was defeated. Read Glynn's article about her, including why and how she has so many variations to the spelling and pronunciation of her name: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/boadicea-queen-of-the-iceni/ Glynn Burrows is the owner of Norfolk Tours in England. He appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Saturday Feb 24, 2024

From Medieval Churches to Historic Steam Trains, Bed & Breakfasts in the Countryside, and even a Brewery, this episode of Big Blend Radio features Glynn Burrows, owner of Norfolk Tours UK, who talks about unique wedding destinations in England. Read his article about it all, here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/getting-married-in-england/ Glynn Burrows appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Saturday Jan 27, 2024

From ancient human footprints to mammoth findings, this episode of Big Blend Radio features Glynn Burrows, owner of Norfolk Tours UK, who talks about fossil hunting and ancient history of Norfolk, England. Read his article about it all, here: http://tinyurl.com/yhh62zeu WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/IEZwDR4EGnw Glynn Burrows appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Saturday Dec 23, 2023

From jewelers to glass blowers, this episode of Big Blend Radio features Glynn Burrows, owner of Norfolk Tours UK, who shares how artisans and craftsmen and women provide an authentic local experience in England. Read Glynn's article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/experience-real-local-life-of-england-by-visiting-artisans/ Watch this Podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8dfPVmh_YFg Glynn Burrows appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a travel destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Rail Travel in England

Saturday Nov 25, 2023

Saturday Nov 25, 2023

This episode of Big Blend Radio features Glynn Burrows, owner of Norfolk Tours UK , who shares the history of rail travel in England and what visitors can experience today as part of their vacation. Read Glynn's article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/rail-travel-in-england/ Glynn Burrows appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Saturday Oct 28, 2023

On, or about, the 5th of November every year, England celebrates the foiling of a plot, in 1605, to kill the King and Members of Parliament, which very nearly succeeded.This episode of Big Blend Radio features Glynn Burrows, owner of Norfolk Tours UK , who shares the history of Guy Fawkes and the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605, and how England celebrates Bonfire Night. Read his article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/guy-fawkes-and-bonfire-night-in-england/ WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/zJ9YEBdUh48 Glynn Burrows appears on Big Blend Radio every fourth Saturday covering England as a destination as well as family history research. Follow his podcasts here: https://tinyurl.com/4bjzn3um Learn more about Norfolk Tours at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Big Blend Radio's ENGLISH CONNECTION Podcast with GLYNN BURROWS

With new episodes airing every fourth Saturday, this Big Blend Radio channel features Glynn Burrows, historian and owner of Norfolk Tours in England. Hear about the various unique experiences you can have in England, Scotland, and Wales including how to trace your English ancestry. Watch episodes on YouTube or follow the podcast on PodBean, Spotify, Apple, iHeartRadio, ListenNotes, and more.

From tours of castles and medieval ruins to hiking and birdwatching adventures, Glynn is known for creating personalized tours of England. He wants you to experience England your way! He also helps people trace their family history – even taking them to the sites where their ancestors were born or perhaps lived. Learn more at https://norfolk-tours.co.uk/ 

Read Glynn's articles on BlendRadioandTV.com and NationalParkTraveling.com, and follow him on Facebook, Twitter (X), Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Big Blend Radio podcasts are hosted and produced by Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter publishing team behind Big Blend Magazines, and full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour.

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