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Welcome to the North West Film Archive, the professionally recognised public home for the moving image heritage of the North West of England.

Returning Home to Manchester

Remembering a Swiss adventure for
Manchester and Salford children 70 years ago.

Upcoming Events

April 19th: Sefton on Film
May 23rd: Pendle on Film
June 25th: Cheshire West on Film

See our Public Screenings and Events page for more details.

Take a look at our FREE iPhone App - Manchester Time Machine.

Set up in 1977, the Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.

The BBC North West Collection.

A Message HOME.  The Calling Blighty Collection.

A new project from the North West Film Archive


Glimpses of Manchester Then and Now