Tag Archives: film

Photographic collection gets its own room in the Archive Stores

A recent move of material over to the Northern Region Film & Television Archive at Teesside University www.nrfta.org.uk meant that a small room became vacant in the archive stores at Discovery Museum.  The Archivists and the Conservation Officers agreed that this… Read more

An explosive flower show

Towards the end of August a member of the public dropped some items off at the reception desk in South Shields Museum & Art Gallery. The individual preferred not to leave a name or contact details, but the items were… Read more

Sooty and Sweep (1963)

Sooty and Sweep star in ‘We Dispense With Accuracy’ on BFI Mediatheque. For those of us of ‘a certain age’ Sooty and Sweep were stalwarts of our childhood, along with Andy Pandy and Captain Scarlett. This 10 minute gem from… Read more

BFI Mediatheque

I’m the senior manager responsible for Archives, where we generally work with historical documents on parchment or paper, sometimes hundreds of years old. The most exciting recent development for the Archives, however, has been the opening of the BFI Mediatheque… Read more