Suffolk Archive Film Festival


The latest programme of events for Suffolk Record Office includes the following details for Suffolk Archive Film Week.

‘Flicks in the Six’

Suffolk Record Office and East Anglian Film Archive will be showing extracts from archive films at several events between January and March 2011. These events are FREE but spaces are limited so please book your seat. Each film lasts approximately 45 minutes with a chance to reminisce and discuss your experiences afterwards.

Suffolk: Community

Tuesday 1 February 10.30am Ipswich
Saturday 12 February 2.00pm Lowestoft
Saturday 12 March 2.30pm Bury

This film includes:
‘Football in Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich’, 1928; ‘Poor Children’s Outing’ Ipswich and Glemham Hall, 1928; ‘The Silver Jubilee’, Halesworth, 1935; ‘Flood Damage Repairs’ Felixstowe and Orford, 1953; ‘Coffee Bar’ Newmarket, 1961; ‘Here and Now: Summerhill School,’ Leiston, 1964; ‘Gone West Out East’, Suffolk, 1966; ‘Christmas Party at Stradishall for Ugandan Asians’, Stradishall, 1972; ‘About Women: Women’s Land Army Reunion,’ Ipswich, 1974.

Suffolk: Rural Life and Traditions

Friday 4 February 2.30pm Bury
Tuesday 1 March 10.30am Ipswich

This film includes:
‘Here’s Health to the Barley Mow’, Blaxhall, 1955; ‘The Suffolk Show’, Ipswich, 1962; ‘Flintknapping Interviews,’ Brandon, 1960; ‘The Last Barsham Fair’, 1976; ‘GVs of The Show Ground and the Crowds’, Bucklesham, 1982; ‘Village Scenes’, Exning, c.1960; ‘The English Village is Alive and Well’, Peasenhall, 1970; ‘Suffolk Shore – About Britain’, traditional craftsmen at work, 1973; ‘About Women: Women’s Land Army Reunion,’ Ipswich, 1974

Suffolk: Economy and Industry

Friday 18 March 2.30pm Bury
Tuesday 29 March 10.30am Ipswich

This film includes:
‘Years of achievement’, Ipswich, 1961; ‘Greene King’s Brewery’, Bury St Edmunds, 1929; ‘The Farm Factory’, Leiston, 1934; ‘Bygones Special: Gone to Burton’, Framlingham, 1975; ‘The English Village is Alive and Well’, Peasenhall, 1970; ‘Milk’, Suffolk, 1949; ‘North Sea Herring Harvest’, Lowestoft, 1939; ‘Up Anchor and Away’, Lowestoft, 1968; ‘Growth Port’, Felixstowe, 1972

Suffolk: Culture

Tuesday 15 February 10.30am Ipswich
Saturday 26 March 2.30pm Bury
Saturday 2 April 2.00pm Lowestoft

This film includes:
‘Benjamin Britten and his Festival’, Aldeburgh, 1967; ‘The Bury St Edmunds Pageant’, 1907; ‘Folio (Series 4, Episode 1) The Quay, Sudbury, 1983; ‘Opening Night at the new Ritz Cinema’, Ipswich, 1937; ‘Anything Goes’, Kentwell Hall – Long Melford, 1985; ‘Gainsborough Celebration’, Sudbury, 1927; ‘A Kingdom of my Own,’ East Bergholt, 1962; ’Recollections of George Orwell by Mr David Collings’, Southwold, 1966; ‘S.S. Caroline—Pirate Radio Station,’ Off Felixstowe, 1964; ‘Steve in Bohemia’, Ipswich, 1937

To book a seat at any of these showings please phone:

01284 352360 Bury St Edmunds
01473 584560 Ipswich
01502 405357 Lowestoft

Via Programme of events at the Suffolk Record Office Spring 2011.

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