The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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Bruckshaw: Glossop Carnival
Happiness is bread shaped' or 'Use your loaf!': Glossop bakery joins the carnival parade with their own travelling display.
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Bruckshaw's of Glossop in Derbyshire were local bakers and this 8mm film shows their contribution to the 1966 carnival parade in the town. Joining the usual array of brownies, marching bands and the carnival queen the Bruckshaw's float provides us with a reminder of the days when local names ruled the high street; a time before the national chains moved in with their ubiquitous corporate colours.