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The revival of clog dancing in Portmadoc and of the craft of clog making
Documentary 1959 15 mins
“An impromptu expression of enjoyment” - the revival of clog dancing in Portmadoc and of the craft of clog-making.
The Hardings in Llandudno and North Wales
Home movie 1965 15 mins Location: Llandudno
Can anywhere beat north Wales for views and thrilling modes of transport? Llandudno has an irresistable hinterland…
Destination Blaenau - Rhoslyn Spiral
Amateur film 1966 28 mins Location: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Exciting new works at the Ffestiniog Railway, involving the Chair, the Colonel and the Earl of Merioneth.
Their Purpose Served
Amateur film 1977 16 mins Location: Aberystwyth
The iron horses of yesteryear, and the railways they ran on, may be down but they are not out. Slate, cattle and coal are still carried as are passengers and restoration is in the air.
Ffestiniog Railway - Rough Cut
Amateur film 1956 10 mins Location: Ffestiniog Railway
Coach restoration, weed killing and Bessie Jones, wearer of Welsh costume, gathering visitors for tea at her station cottage at Tan-y-Bwlch on the Ffestiniog Railway.
The Ffestiniog Railway
Amateur film 1957 16 mins Location: Ffestiniog Railway
It’s all go to get the Ffestiniog Railway back on track after its 8 year closure (1946-1954). The Ffestiniog Railway Company, the new owner, is undertaking its restoration.
Visit to North Wales
Amateur film 1950 17 mins Location: Criccieth
Let the Rev. Albert Knowles of Grindleton be your guide to the attractive and interesting places of north Wales e.g. Llanystumdwy, Harlech and Aberdaron.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.