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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Royal Leamington Spa
Tradition and a sense of history. That's what this film of Royal Leamington Spa promises for new arrivals Paul and Susan shown around by one of the town's older residents.
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From the Georgian crescents that attracted the gentry of the leisured age after Waterloo to the thriving, modern industrial units on the edge of town this promotional film aims to depict Royal Leamington Spa as both a historical tourist attraction and a place to settle. Paul and Susan certainly seem happy as no sooner has their introductory tour finished, Paul has a job with a local firm, and Susan is wheeling a pram through Jephson Gardens.
Warwickshire County Record Office collection AV11.