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  • "It was June, and the world smelled of roses"

    June: a month of long bright days, beautiful gardens, the scent of the wisteria, cream teas and village fêtes, a nostalgic picture of Britain from the past when the sun always seemed to shine. YFA volunteer, Val Baxter, has been enjoying an array of films on a horticultural theme, and here she shares her picks of the bunch ...

    12 June, 2017
  • Love is in the Air

    The month of June, named after the Roman goddess of marriage, Juno, is all about weddings and this June we're celebrating the marriage of our NEFA colleague, Dave Parsons, and his partner Rachel, who tied the knot on June 3rd. We wish them every joy and happiness, and to send them on their way, we're taking a look at some of the wonderful weddings captured on film in our collection.

    1 June, 2017
  • On the FA Cup trail

    A great mash-up of spectacle, thriller, tragedy and farce, boots, balls and small town teams who dare to dream, football fever returns to Wembley Stadium this weekend. Join us on the terraces and rediscover a fascinating legacy of 20th century football and film on the FA Cup trail.

    25 May, 2017
  • National Walking Month

    With National Walking Month upon us, plus brighter days and longer evenings, what can be better for your wellbeing than a daily stroll?  A quick ask around our office reveals a mixed result of casual walking to work to the more serious 20,000 steps a day, but if you don’t have time you can let the camera do the walking, while you sit back and enjoy the views.  

    23 May, 2017
  • Welcome to the North East, Mr President!

    Over time, United States presidents come and go … and 40 years ago one came to Tyne & Wear. In the year of one of the most unpredictable US presidential election in living memory, we look back to a memorable day in the 1970s when a brand new US President, Jimmy Carter, spent a day in the North East on his first overseas trip. The occasion was captured on film by television crews and amateurs alike, and is now preserved in the vaults of North East Film Archive.  

    3 May, 2017

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