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NEW FARMING IN THE SIXTIES DVD

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This DVD follows on from Primetime’s very popular Farming on Film series which is written and narrated by Alan Stennett.  The 1960s were a fascinating time in British agriculture. The years of hardship during WW2 and the big changes that came then and in the 50s were leading to a new kind of farming. Tractors and combine harvesters were the norm on most arable farms, mechanised handling was common place and manual labour was gradually being replaced by new machines that lifted potatoes and beet. In this production, filmed on just three farms by the farmers themselves, those changes are obvious and well...

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Carrington Rally Cancelled for 2020

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Carrington Rally has been cancelled for 2020 owing to the pandemic. So why not relive the best years with Primetime's latest DVD Carrington Rally Then & Now. Features highlights of last year’s 60th Anniversary Event and also looks back to the very first event in 1959, and other key years in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. 

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NEW Farming on Film 4

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The fourth volume in this award winning series features more films shot by working farmers and their staff, but also follows their crops into factories that turn it into processed foods. It ranges over half a century from idyllic 1939 harvest scenes of working horses, men and binders, through steam cultivation, vintage tractors and the early stages of mechanisation of crops like sugar beet and potatoes right up to 4-wheel drive articulated tractors in 1989. Along the way, we watch a wheelwright fitting steel rims to wooden cart wheels; work through reed cutting and thatching; look at how farmers attempted...

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Carrington Rally Then & Now

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Primetime Video has announced its new Carrington DVD today. It features this year's 60th Anniversary event, and some of the machines on show including the fairground and model sections, but also looks back to the very first event in 1959, and other key years in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. These include main ring parades and performances by aircraft and motor cycle teams, some of the games that used to be played in the ring, including people versus steam tug-of-wars, barrel rolling by engines and pram races, as well as the legendary piano-smashing competition. A unique look at this historic event, and its traditions...

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Tractors, Tools and Traditions Parts 1 & 2

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Trevor Kerfoot is an enthusiast for the farming of days gone by. He still uses vintage tractors and tools, as well as following the traditions of how to live and work on the land. This new two DVD set has been 3 years in the making and follows Trevor and some of his friends through the year as they work a ‘yesteryear farm’. In this first DVD we join him in the spring and early  summer as he uses Fordson and other vintage and early classic tractors and implements to prepare the land, then to drill barley, oats and fodder...

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