On 8th May 2020, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day: Victory in Europe. To mark the occasion, we've put together a short compilation of footage filmed across the Yorkshire and North East regions during those celebratory days in 1945.
Howway the Lasses was produced in the 1970s by prolific North Eastern animator Sheila Graber. It is an early example of regional amateur animation on a particular theme; in this case women’s liberation. It typifies the increased interest in single issue politics that was a particular feature of...