The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Visit to Silk Factory in Sudbury, Suffolk
Silk of every colour is used inside an East Anglian factory where women weavers work to produce the world's finest textiles.
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Textile manufacturers to the world's monarchs, Warner & Sons, in existence since the seventeenth century, are now based in East Anglia. Anglia TV visit a factory in Sudbury, Suffolk where a number of women weavers work with silk of all colours. Managing Director, David Walters, explains the business is thriving as many people still prefer textiles woven with natural fibres compared to textiles woven with man-made fibres.