27. Feature film - the River Beane!

Theme: People


  • To increase the public's appreciation of the unique chalk stream environment and their participation in its conservation

Project description

A film charting the River Beane's past glories, its present condition and local people's hopes for the river in the future is being produced.

Included in the film will be interviews will various local people, stakeholders and MPs, including Stephen McPartland MP for Stevenage, local river group members, representatives of Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust and Affinity Water, and the Angling Trust.

The film, 'On the banks of the Beane' was shown in the Hertford Theatre in October 2014 before a VIP audience. Following this:

  • DVD's are being sold 
  • CD's of the backing music are being sold with proceeds going to Herts & Essex Wildlife Trusts
  • The film is being shown to local schools and socieities upon request
  • The next film show will be at the Hitchin Festival on 14th July 2016


Project lead: River Beane Restoration Association
Project partners: University of Hertfordshire
Funding source: University of Hertfordshire, RBRA, various
Project start: Summer 2013
Project end: Winter 2013
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Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.