Brilliant Britain - Brilliant England: Episode 2

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24 April 2014, 01:32

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This week, Joel Ryan and Rob Bruce present brilliant, diverse and colourful projects from across England, from inner city farms to gypsy orchestras, from the Spice FM studios in Leeds.

London Gypsy Orchestra
The largest ensemble of its kind in Western Europe, the London Gypsy Orchestra brings together 45 musicians from all backgrounds and nationalities to perform music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Join Mikey Aveline as she meets the orchestra and takes part in a gypsy dance class! Find out more about the London Gypsy Orchestra at

National Space Centre
Jonjo and Tina are in Leicester, visiting the National Space Centre, one of the UK's leading attractions specialising in space science and astronomy. They'll be looking around the centre and meeting some of the people who make it such a success. If you'd like to visit the space centre, check out

Freightliners Farm
Founded on wasteland behind Kings Cross station in 1973, Freightliners Farm provides the opportunity for local individuals and group to learn from and interact with the environment. James Stewart visits the newer site in Highbury & Islington to meet some of the amazing animals and volunteers there. If you're interested in visiting the farm click here

A Taste of Leicester
Lois Ackerly and show us some of the country's best loved food — mostly originating from Leicester! Watch more videos at

Doreen Hargeaves
Max De Jong is in Bristol meeting the UK's oldest fitness instructor. Doreen Hargeaves is over 80 years old and has been teaching her classes for over 50 years! Max takes part in one of her keep fit classes and shows us just why Doreen is such an inspiration for the community.

Guvna B
Guvna B is an award winning Christian and Gospel artist. His accolades range from winning a MOBO in 2010 and being a celebrity ambassador for The Princes Trust Charity. If you want to hear more from Guvna B you can check him out at