Famed for its large Norman castle which has hosted many film crews including the Harry Potter franchise, the beautiful Alnwick Garden which opened twenty years ago, and Barter Books which is set in the converted railway station, this attractive and historic market town has been captured on film for decades. 1926 New Year’s Percy Hunt…
Clifton Cinema on Spencer Street, Leamington Spa, was reopened in 1956. The British Pathé cameras were there to record the arrival of the town’s dignitaries and a few local people .
In 1919, less than a year after the first world war ended, General Lord Horne received the Freedom of Northampton. Who was Lord Horne, and what was his connection to Northamptonshire?
On 21st October 1954, crowds lined the streets of Wigan, St Helens and Liverpool to cheer the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.