St Ives film company to have Fenland skating documentary aired this week

PUBLISHED: 12:36 09 March 2016 | UPDATED: 12:36 09 March 2016

Chasing Ice: The Fen Skating Story, will be broadcast on Community Channel (Freeview, Channel 6) this Friday (March 11)

Chasing Ice: The Fen Skating Story, will be broadcast on Community Channel (Freeview, Channel 6) this Friday (March 11)


A St Ives film production company will see one of its documentaries air on television this Friday (March 11).

Fenland skatingFenland skating

Cambridge Filmworks has created a 30 minute special about ice skating in the Fens, also telling the story of the origins of the landscape and how the sport came about.

Barrie White, editor at the company, said: “It was a pleasure to put this film together, going through interviews and old archive, piecing together this uniquely Fenland story.”

The project was commissioned by Fen Skating Association, with support from the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Adam Giles, co-owner of Cambridge Filmworks, said: “The project started out as a local film to help promote Fen skating heritage within local schools and community groups and has ended becoming a programme on national TV, such has been the interest.”

‘Chasing Ice: The Fen Skating Story’ will air on the Community Channel (Freeview channel 63) at 10:30pm, and will be repeated on March 17 at the same time.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

A man has been sentenced today (Friday) after pleading guilty to drug driving and careless driving.

The support shown for an evening of musical entertainment was described as “absolutely superb” by organisers, who said hundreds of pounds had been raised for charity.

The candidates hoping to represent Huntingdonshire on Cambridgeshire County Council have been confirmed, with voters set to head to the polls next Thursday.

Police were sent to Earith this morning (April 28) after a woman was hit by a car.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter