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100 years of Lincolnshire Film Archive

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The Lincolnshire Film Archive and Primetime Video have launched a major new series of films showing life and work in the historic county throughout the 20th Century. Drawing on its extensive motion picture collection, much of it never before made available for home viewing, the Lincolnshire Film Archive has set out to present a wide-ranging picture of a hundred years of Lincolnshire life. Town and country, work and play, wealth and poverty, peace and war, youth and age. You’ll find them all here, preserved on archive motion picture film. Volume One of this exciting new series, written and narrated by Alan...

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Time lapse of tidal river to aid planners

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  Primetime has been approached to produce a time lapse of the tidal movements of the river Witham through Boston and compare it to a speculative equivalent, were the river to be have a dammed.  We produced the film above as an indication of tidal movements to help councillors and local businesses realise the full potential of this area of Boston and the dream for regeneration in this area.

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Rural Support Network video

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Primetime’s Steve White has been criss-crossing rural Lincolnshire, recording the work of four of the county’s leading charities for a video presentation at a joint fund raising event.  The videos were shot in high definition and shown on large screens at a gala dinner event, which was attended by about 520 people representing Lincolnshire’s farming, growing and rural businesses The aim was to raise funds for the four Lincolnshire charities.  The commentary was recorded by LincsFM’s agricultural broadcaster, Sally Elkington who is closely involved with the charities. Chairman of Lincolnshire Rural Support Network (LRSN) and of the event organising committee, Meryl Ward,...

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Lincolnshire's Airfields From Above

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Camera/Producer Joanna White has been busy recording the airfields of Lincolnshire from the air, and is now gathering video footage of the 86 airfield sites, past and present, from the ground.  Along with DVD researcher/narrator Alan Stennett, Joanna hopes to produce a lasting record of Lincolnshire’s aviation history, which began in October 1811.  On that date James Sadler (the first Englishman to ascend in a balloon) landed his hydrogen filled balloon at Heckington, near Sleaford, having been blown 112 miles from Birmingham.  Two years later he returned again landing at Dekin Lodge, Stamford. Lincolnshire’s first aviator was Montague F Glew...

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Waterbird - a rebirth

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Primetime has been filming on location at Wickenby Airfield in Lincolnshire, and Lake Windermere in Cumbria, with the team dedicated to returning a record breaking aviation relic to the skies.  The Waterbird was built and first flown off Lake Windermere in 1911, the first time any aircraft had flown successfully from water in the UK or from British colonised countries.  The hydro-aeroplane, based on the Curtiss aircraft, was commissioned by Captain Edward Wakefield, and first flown by Herbert Stanley Adams on November 25th. What is less well known is that the Waterbird was the fourth aircraft ever built by A.V.Roe & Co making...

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