STAFFORDSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE
FREE SCREENINGS AT THE FILM THEATRE, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent
WEDNESDAYS, 7.45pm. Bar open from 7.00pm. Free parking, wheelchair access.
Wed 6th November at 7.45pm
SMALLTHORNE – A CELEBRATION
First showing of archive films of this thriving Potteries community. Includes wartime Digging for Victory, Chapel Queens from the 1970s and 80s – and special filmed comments by Arthur Berry, born in Smallthorne in 1925.
SEARCH FOR THE QUEENS:-
VICTORIA METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL QUEENS; 1971 to 1985
And SMALLTHORNE CARNIVALS
These Sunday School Queens will be featured on the big screen this Wednesday – 6th November.
1971 JANET HURST
1972 SUSAN SMITH
1975 JANE BARKER
1977 CLAIRE BOWYER
1978 SHARON ROWLEY
1979 MELANIE ROWLEY
1980 DEBRA GIBSON
1983 KAREN PRUNELL
Where are they now? We would like to find them if possible and invite them to come along and see themselves, families and friends. And anyone from Smallthorne who went to these annual carnivals, with parades through the streets and carnival events on the fields behind Ford Green Hall.
Films unseen for 30 to 40 years.
SPECIAL FEATURE ON ARTHUR BERRY
One of Smallthorne’s most famous sons, Artist, Poet and Playwright ARTHUR BERRY was born in Smallthorne. He’ll be shown walking the streets of Smallthorne, talking about the Community – people and places – and working on his paintings.
Staffordshire Film Archive
If you know any of the ladies named above please contact firstname.lastname@example.org