National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
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Snow Llanelli 1982
Llanelli becomes a winter wonderland as snow covers its streets, and icicles hang from the roofs of buildings.
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You can ask anyone born before, or around, 1975 if they remember the snow in the early 1980s, and they will most likely reply ‘yes.’ Depending on their age at the time, you will hear tales of schoolchildren who were happy that school was closed and they could play with their friends outside, and adults will tell you stories of buried cars, undriveable roads, and how the community came together to dig out shop fronts, and help push start cars that needed a little help to get moving.