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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Crowle Celebrations for the Queen's Silver Jubilee
Beefeaters at the village pub must mean that something regal is afoot at Crowle in Worcestershire.
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From an ambitious NASA themed float from the Crowle Players to a somewhat dubious Idi Amin skit from a group claiming home rule for the nearby hamlet of Sale Green, the villagers are out in force for this typical celebration for the 1977 Silver Jubilee. Once the fancy dress is out of the way it's down to the serious business of the sports day although, as was common at the time, there's an element of 'It's a Knockout' creeping in to proceedings.