1. The Park Keeper


    from Excavate Added

    One of a series of ten short films as part of the Breathing Spaces project - an exploration of the social history of the 'green lungs' of Nottingham.

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    • Peter Lord book launch of The Tradition


      from Culture Colony Added 19 0 0

      Peter Lord gives a lecture at the National Library of Wales at the launch of his book The Tradition - A New History of Welsh Art 1400 to 1990. The Tradition is published by Parthian Books.

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      • Poison Panic


        from Helen Barrell Added 38 0 0

        Poison Panic: Arsenic Deaths in 1840s Essex by Helen Barrell When highly poisonous arsenic could be bought by anyone for mere pence over the counter, it's no surprise that people died. After…

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        • And So They Lived


          from Nick Wood Added 665 28 13

          It is winter, 1940, and school offers hope for one family struggling with poverty. “And So They Live” (John Ferno & Julian Roffman, 1940) has been described as a stark, realistic…

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          • The Savoy Ladies Group


            from Wind & Sky Productions Added 49 0 0

            This short documentary follows Rosa, President of the Savoy Ladies Group, as she tells the story of Italians in South-Eastern Australia, tobacco farming, women, family and friendship. Every fortnight…

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              from Ian Phillips Added 32 0 0

              Author Ian Phillips briefly discusses his best-selling book Skins: Oxblood, Sweat & Beers - a history of the UK Skinhead culture which features anecdotes from many skinheads and forewords by Neville…

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              • 'What we did on Sundays..."


                from Dallas Simpson Added 22 0 0

                Social history from my dear mother Peggy Simpson (1916 - 2015) posted on the first anniversary of her passing 28/02/16. Born in 1916, this is a short extract from my extensive record of her memories…

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                • Ten Four


                  from Henry Iddon Added 551 3 0

                  Produced, by Henry Iddon, as part of a seven month 'Artists Residency' at Forton / Lancaster South Motorway Services, on the M6 in Lancashire, this short photofilm looks at B & D Electronics.…

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                  • Orford Girl


                    from Michael Brooks Added

                    Brought up in the Suffolk village of Orford, Margaret Taylor, 96, recalls her childhood in conversation with the broadcaster Paul Heiney.

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                    • Beating the Bounds (2015)


                      from Sanna Charles Added

                      Using the oral and written memories and histories from residents of the borough of Waltham Forest, Beating the Bounds (2015) plays on the subjectivity of memory as historical truth. I grew up in…

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