The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Bank Holiday Crowds at Resorts
Sailors and their sweethearts, jive dancing teens, grandpa in a pac-a-mac - a carefree day for many on August Bank Holiday Monday in Sheringham, Cromer, Southend and Felixstowe.
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For many, August Bank Holiday Monday means a welcome extra day off school or work, extending a summer weekend's merriment. East Anglians choose a day at the coast, whether waterskiing, enjoying a beer and jive dancing on the beach or taking in the sea view from the comfort of a deck chair. Anglia Television news document all the fun on Southend's seafront, Cromer promenade and beach, Sheringham funfair, and Felixstowe.