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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
'An Adunka' - Sugal Aug 19 2017 6 mins 55 secs Being a City of Sanctuary has had the secondary advantage of Swindon gaining some special world musicians. Here is Sugal from Somalia performing in aid of refugee week at an arts evening in Central...  Thumbnail
Swindon Exhibition of Commerce 1950 May 2 1950 3 mins 20 secs From 26th April 1950 to 3rd May, Swindon Chamber of Commerce held an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of a unified Borough of Swindon. It was apparently hit by a black-out...  Thumbnail
'Open' - BGTO Sep 13 2017 4 mins 50 secs BGTO open their set at this year's Swindon Shuffle with (appropriately) a tune called 'Open'  Thumbnail
'Tune In' to the 70s Mar 30 1979 3 mins 2 secs Interesting look at Seventies technology - this was Swindon Viewpoint's notice board service back then. This particular excerpt is from (and followed) 'Tune-In' which was our regular...  Thumbnail
'Coming Home' - Misfires Jul 31 2017 8 mins 2 secs 'Coming Home' by the Misfires, launches a set for Swindon Shuffle redolent of Libertines and Oasis  Thumbnail
Marnie - Global Tea Party Jul 27 2017 3 mins 1 secs Marnie dances for the Global Tea Party at Christchurch Community Centre in aid of Refugee Week and organised by Swindon City of Sanctuary  Thumbnail
'Jewellery' - GETRZ Jul 25 2017 2 mins 53 secs At this year's Swindon Shuffle, Viewpoint aimed to cover some of our newer upcoming bands; here are the GETRZ, live at The Castle, with 'Jewellery'  Thumbnail
Swindon in the Past Lane - Six-a-side in 1950 Aug 19 1950 34 secs Surviving snippets from as Six-a-side tournament held at Faringdon Road GWR Park on 19th August 1950  Thumbnail
'Catherine Dependent' - Shore Jul 14 2017 4 mins 38 secs Newcomers 'Shore' boldly open the 2017 Shuffle early last night at The Castle. Swindon Shuffle has always been commendably strong on showcasing emerging talent in the area. Make sure you...  Thumbnail
Slow Train, Over The Hills - Bruce St Bridges Jul 1 2017 5 mins 13 secs Bruce St Bridges at the Swindon Shuffle with 'Slow Train, Over The Hills' live at the Beehive.  Thumbnail
Scenes from Swindon New Town in 1950s Jun 29 2017 2 mins 25 secs New Town in 1950s, including a pan of Swindon Works.  Thumbnail
Global Tea Party Jun 27 2017 15 mins 28 secs At the weekend, Swindon City of Sanctuary and Christchurch Community Centre held a 'Global Tea Party' to highlight Refugee Week: an enjoyable event with a serious message. Find out more...  Thumbnail
Refugee Week 2017 Jun 24 2017 2 mins 47 secs Annie Vickers of The Harbour Project outlines Refugee Week at an arts event in Central Community Centre last night and Tony Hillier delivers a poem inspired by Artsite's current exhibition of...  Thumbnail
Different Pasts / Shared Future - Art Exhibition Jun 22 2017 1 min 40 secs This is Refugee Week - pop along to Artsite's No 9 Gallery in Theatre Square and take a look at the colourful exhibition that Swindon - City of Sanctuary have organised.  Thumbnail
What Will Keep Young People In Swindon? Jun 18 2017 11 mins 52 secs After the premiere of the film 'Railway Town' at the Wyvern Theatre a number of topics were discussed. here the panel were asked 'what will keep young people in Swindon?'  Thumbnail
A New Union Flag Jun 21 2017 3 mins 43 secs Respected artist Gil Mualem Doron made a special visit to Artsite Swindon last night for his new piece 'A New Union Flag' which reimagines the union jack to represent contemporary ethnic...  Thumbnail
Your Evolution - Dennis Costello Jun 19 2017 2 mins 55 secs Dennis Costello live at the Castle, Prospect Place with 'Your Evolution  Thumbnail
Swindon's Industrial Exhibition 1950 Sep 25 1950 2 mins 11 secs Swindon, home of great engineering, holds an Industrial Exhibition in 1950. Locations include the Town Hall and Milton Road Baths.  Thumbnail
Heave Away My Johnny Boy - Craig Boswell Jun 11 2017 2 mins 1 secs Craig Boswell live at the Beehive for Hammerman night - with 'Heave Away My Johnny Boy'. The evening was to honour Swindon factory worker, writer, poet and collector of folk-songs - Alfred...  Thumbnail
The Merchant Of Venice - 1950 Mar 6 1950 1 min 32 secs The Swindon Library, Museums and Arts Committee presents 'The Merchant of Venice' in 1950. The venue is noted as 'The Arts Centre, Regent Street'.  Thumbnail