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
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
Hollow Crown - Mr Love and Justice Aug 8 2016 3 mins 46 secs Mr Love and Justice live at the Beehive for Swindon Shuffle, with 'Hollow Crown'  Thumbnail
Recently diagnosed with Parkinson's? Jun 10 2017 0 secs Are you - or is one of your family - recently diagnosed with Parkinsons? This video shows many ways of alleviating the condition. The film has been produced to advise those newly diagnosed with...  Thumbnail
We Will Not Be Lovers - The Pagan Fringe Aug 1 2016 6 mins 37 secs The Pagan Fringe live at the Castle, Prospect Place, with some wistful observations on romance  Thumbnail
Alternative Life Drawing Aug 1 2016 1 min 41 secs Artsite offers another way to approach life drawing, check out this great resource umbrella for local artists at  Thumbnail
Traditional Wiltshire Sea Shanty - The Mess Session Jul 27 2016 3 mins 59 secs The Mess Session here - honouring Alfred Williams with a jaunty number from that most nautical county of Wiltshire. Live at the Beehive on Hammerman Night  Thumbnail
Vickers Armstrong at Swindon - Cameo Jul 1 1957 2 mins 44 secs The Vickers - Armstrong works at South Marston filmed just after the war - as the Supermarine Scimitar was developed and tested  Thumbnail
Swindon’s First Years - The Childrens Fete 2016 Jul 21 2016 31 mins 39 secs The first 25 years of New Swindon told in Theatre, Dance and Circus - courtesy of Swindon Dance, Prime Theatre and Faldings Fandangos  Thumbnail