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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From the costumed pageant to the dog show and motorcycle stunts. Nuneaton comes together to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
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The attractions on offer at Riversley Park ranging from precision marching to a funfair and dog show bring the crowds flocking. Even more thrills are provided for spectators at the nearby Royal Navy air station at Bramcote where a flying show is laid on including a look at the latest helicopter technology. Cameraman Len Bass, an audio enthusiast as well as a film-maker has also included an endearingly lo-fi commentary, a comparitive rarity in the world of amateur cine.