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
The Shoe Memorial Dec 6 2016 8 mins 40 secs The Shoe Memorial in the GWR Park pays tribute to the ordeal refugees undergo to free themselves from oppression and the terrible price many pay. The poem 'Ocean Floor' is written and...  Thumbnail
Loss of Swindon buildings - Wyvern Discussion Dec 3 2016 6 mins 48 secs At the recent screening of the film 'Railway Town' the audience were concerned to discuss the loss of fine buildings from Swindon  Thumbnail
Taking our Time - The Vooz Nov 30 2016 4 mins 30 secs The Vooz are taking their time with the Swindon Shuffle a few years back  Thumbnail
David Bowie Photography Exhibition Nov 28 2016 6 mins 39 secs Find out what it was like to tour with David Bowie: - Denis O'Hagan's photographs of Bowie came to Swindon recently and were shown at Dick Lovett Mini. See a selection and hear from the...  Thumbnail
'Jack Robinson' - The Mess Session Nov 26 2016 5 mins 49 secs Join the Mess Session here for a relaxed rendition of 'Jack Robinson'. Performed at the Beehive, Prospect Place, in tribute to local Hammerman Poet Alfred Williams.  Thumbnail
A Shared Vision for Swindon? Jul 1 2008 8 mins 18 secs What do you want for the future of your town? A range of you were asked your views  Thumbnail
'Collide' - Skyburnsred Nov 9 2016 2 mins 53 secs Collision abounds with Skyburnsred here, - live at 'The Furnace'  Thumbnail
Swindon School Games 2012 Jul 1 2012 3 mins 27 secs The Swindon School Games of 2012 as recorded by students at Lydiard Park, Isambard Community and St Joseph's Schools.  Thumbnail
She Moves Thru the Fair - Mabsant Jul 1 1983 5 mins 10 secs Rare early and previously unreleased recording of these legends! In 1983 in collaboration with Swindon Folksingers we invited Mabsant, upcoming folk musicians from Wales, into the Swindon Viewpoint...  Thumbnail
Viewpoint in 1983 Sep 23 1983 19 mins 26 secs This 1983 public meeting shows an active (though poorly funded) Swindon Viewpoint (and Community Television) ten years after being founded in 1973. Swindon Viewpoint had been the sole survivor of the...  Thumbnail
'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