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19876 Visit of King Queen Gateshead 08 copy

We're delighted to welcome you to our updated and enhanced website for the North East Film Archive. We hope that you'll enjoy exploring the site, which features a selection of great films from our collection - free to view online - including documentaries, newsreels, advertisements, and home movies.

We're always interested to hear about any film collections featuring the North East of England, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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19876 Visit of King Queen Gateshead 08 copy

Washington on Film

Saturday 28 February

We have teamed up with the Washington Trust to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Washington becoming a New Town. From a coal mining community to a 1960s town of the future, American presidents to Nissan cars, join us for a special curated screening at the Biddick Academy.

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John Rostron

1976 | Film No. 13201

As Executive Director of The Washington Trust (North East), John Rostron has selected a poignant film that celebrates the heritage of a now lost age of steam and mining, and the spirit of mining communities in the Washington area before the rise of the New Town.

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Feb 28, 2015

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