Chris Witts has been giving talks to various societies for many years, covering many
aspects of the River Severn. He also can be seen regularly on television, having
appeared on GMTV, BBC Television News and is featured in the BBC Schools film about
the River Severn. He has recently completed filming about the River Severn for BBC
He is a regular on BBC TV and radio and has been interviewed by Pam Ayres on BBC
Radio 2 and in the past with both David Bellamy and Mark Horton.
As a member of the audience said to him after listening to one of his talks, "I felt
as though I was with you, in my overalls, getting my hands dirty”.
All talks are illustrated with the latest digital equipment, including a short film
or two, and last for about 1 hour. A basic fee of £35 is charged, plus travelling
expenses of .20p per mile outside of the Gloucester area.