• Val's Winter Blog

    Here we are at the end of January!  Christmas is but a distant memory, you’ve lapsed on at least two new year resolutions, caught up on all the box sets and it’s wet, cold and dark outside. So, make yourself a nice cup of tea and snuggle down for a trip back in time.

    28 January, 2019
  • Born a Rebel blog: Part 2

    For her latest series of blogs, our fabulous volunteer, Val, has taken inspiration from a newly-commissioned short film, Born a Rebel: a collaboration between Cinema for All, Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives (find out more about the film). Here's part two - if you haven't seen part one, you can catch up here.

    15 January, 2019
  • 60 Years on Air with Tyne Tees TV

    Tyne Tees Television went on air at 5pm, January 15th 1959 from the City Road studios in Newcastle. A quarter of a million viewers watched on the first night. 60 years on, we’re inviting all the region’s goggle boxers to grab an armchair and binge watch some classic programmes and news clips created in the station’s first year through to the 80s, all from the huge archive collection of Tyne Tees telly on film preserved here at the North East Film Archive.

    14 January, 2019
  • Newcastle on Film - now available on DVD!

    There’s nowhere on earth quite like Newcastle - and now, thanks to overwhelming demand, you can enjoy the moving story of the city as captured on film over the past 100 years, with our astonishing new DVD revealing ‘Newcastle on Film’.

    10 January, 2019
  • New festive footage added to our collections!

    As a holiday treat watch some amazing newly-digitised films, put your feet up and relax.  December’s additions include festive celebrations from the collection of Darlington amateur filmmaker Peter Dobin, family celebrations, a couple of visits to the pub and finally a quiz to round things off!

    20 December, 2018