Another chance to see unique footage of Worcestershire,
from times gone by..
Following the success of previous year's
unique film showing of 'Worcestershire on Film'. The Archive &
Archaeology Service will be repeating last year's popular event
'Worcestershire on Film' is a screening of
archive footage from the vaults of Worcestershire Archive &
Archaeology Service and the Media Archive for Central England.
Over three thousand people have already
attended previous screening sessions in the series, but many more
have been unable to get tickets.
This year's showing will coincide with the
Queens Jubilee Celebrations and will feature a special
additional clip of home cine from 1977s Silver Jubilee parade in
The film will show also footage of the
flooding at Kidderminster; cricket at the County Ground in
Worcester (in colour) which includes a visit by the touring West
Indies side of May 1957; a busy day at the Three Counties Show of
1955 (also at Worcester before it moved to Malvern). There
will also be transport material including local canals and
the building of a bypass at Ombersley as well as a 1940s training
exercise for the Bewdley fire brigade.
Paul Hudson, Learning & Outreach
Manager, said, "We're pleased to be able to reshow this
collection of films again for those who couldn't come last time. It
will be another great evening viewing bygone eras. Many times
people recognise friends or relatives and there's always a buzz as
The screening will take place at the Swan
Theatre on Monday June 4 (Bank holiday Monday) at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £6 and can be booked from
Worcester Live box office, 01905 611427.
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