Monday, 11 October 2010

Wayland in Image and Sound - A Special Project Event on Sat. 16th Oct, 10am - 5pm at Queens Hall, Watton.

This special event is a celebration of the Wayland Area in Image and Sound. We have films and videos of the area that will be showing throughout the day. Several filmed are by members of the project produced on a recent film workshop run with the BBC. There will also be photographs taken by the projects photographic group who have been working through the summer on their collections, including images taken from the same spot as early photographs to show how the landscape has changed.

Local History and Archive Groups are also going to be showing there latest work, including the Saham Toney History Group's Illustrated Time-Line. Ashill Archive Group will be showing a range of films and photographs of the village. There will be an exhibition of old photographs of Great Cressingham recently gathered together for the first time. The Scoulton History Group will have a display of images of school life in the village, you may be able to help them name some of the people in their photographs. Other local films include a remarkable film following the history of a medieval brass in Merton Church by Helen Riley, and a film about the Merton Estate shot in the 1970s. From the Griston Archive Group we have a video about the church - clock, bells and repairs to organ. It also includes visits by the American servicemen who were based in Griston and views from the top of the tower. They also have a CD of Ken Godfreys talk about the Americans in the village during war. There will be lots to see and entrance is free.

If any one would like to exhibit on the day it is not to late, please contact Sue White on 01953 880216 or 07526 909714.

No comments:

Post a Comment