Our film and video library is extensive, numbering around 1000 items. In partnership with Western Film Archive, we aim to eventually make all of these available here for public viewing.

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Title Produced Duration Description
'One As Fine As You' - The Pagan Fringe Oct 25 2016 4 mins 27 secs Pagan Fringe - live tribute to recently departed drummer Steve Carvey  Thumbnail
Swindon Summer Fair 1984 Aug 24 1984 19 mins 18 secs Majorettes, Majorettes - oh and Cowboys! That was Swindon Summer Fair back in 1984  Thumbnail
'Got to take her Out' - The Witch Doctors Nov 9 2009 2 mins 34 secs A blast from the past here with The Witch Doctors performing live at the Vic aeons ago  Thumbnail
'And I love you so ' - Steve Malpas Nov 2 1978 2 mins 50 secs From the Viewpoint Studio in the 70s, this version of 'And I love you so' by Steve Malpas  Thumbnail
Isambard Brunel's 200th Birthday celebrations Jul 1 2006 4 mins 43 secs From the Archive, but only ten years ago: In 2006 Swindon celebrated Isambard Brunel's 200th birthday. Here is a record of the colourful procession followed by the fabulous Children's Fete...  Thumbnail
'Don't believe in Anyone' - The Labradors Oct 21 2016 6 mins 36 secs The Labradors are feeling cynical at this point in their set for Swindon Shuffle. Live at the Beehive, Prospect Hill.  Thumbnail
Swindon Carnival 1934 Jul 1 1934 58 secs Unique and recently uncovered footage of Swindon Carnival in 1934  Thumbnail
Tribute to Geoff Lawrence Oct 11 2016 3 mins 3 secs In tribute to Geoff Lawrence, the well liked singer and saw player with local band S'Go, who died prematurely this week; - here is a relaxed rendition of 'St James Infirmary' from one...  Thumbnail
Bold Privateer - Canute's Plastic Army Sep 16 2016 2 mins 55 secs Canute's Plastic Army here with 'Bold Privateer' - for Hammerman Night (tribute to Alfred Williams) at the Beehive. Words collected by Alfred Williams  Thumbnail
The Oinktown Battles Jul 1 2014 1 min 47 secs Swindon has a long history of 'Breakdance' - and somewhere, you can always find a workout  Thumbnail
Grains - Jim Blair Sep 16 2016 3 mins 47 secs Jim Blair performs 'Grains' in a slide-acoustic set at the Beehive, Prospect Hill.  Thumbnail
Where Do Flowers Grow? Jul 1 1953 7 mins 58 secs From the archive: A dance and dream-based independent film made in a run-down looking Swindon just after the Second World War.  Thumbnail
Shockwaves - Colour The Atlas Sep 1 2016 3 mins 51 secs Swindon Viewpoint celebrated its 40th anniversary at the MECA and Colour The Atlas performed their powerful song 'Shockwaves'  Thumbnail
The position with the Mechanics Institute Apr 29 2016 5 mins 39 secs Councillor Bob Wright prompts discussion on the position with the Mechanics at the premiere of the film Railway Town  Thumbnail
'Temptation' - The Bataleurs Aug 25 2016 3 mins 55 secs The Bataleurs, live at The Castle for Swindon Shuffle, with 'Temptation'  Thumbnail
Another Pub Bites The Dust Jun 1 2016 8 mins 11 secs Local pub landlords outline the changing landscape of the public house  Thumbnail
Banana Boat Song - S'go Aug 24 2016 3 mins 57 secs S'Go launch into the 'Banana Boat Song' at the Village Fete in the Railway Village  Thumbnail
The Victorian Home Jul 1 1984 54 secs On the 10th and 11th of September Swindon's Railway Cottage Museum opens its doors for a rare glimpse of times gone by. Here are a few snippets from inside recorded in 1984. No guarantees these...  Thumbnail
'Jack of all Trades' - Dirty Old Folkers Aug 19 2016 3 mins 37 secs The Beehive is regaled by the Dirty Old Folkers - with 'Jack Of All Trades'  Thumbnail
Swindon's Mechanics' Gem Aug 9 2016 3 mins 52 secs Daniel Rose of the Mechanics Trust gives an update on the much loved building at the heart of Swindon.  Thumbnail