North West Film Archive
BBC North West Regional News and Documentary Film 1966-1986: Sample Film Clips - Culture
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Extract on multi-racial education: school children read aloud and are shown cookery techniques (1977)
Richard Duckenfield reporting on the final eviction of gypsies from a site in the centre of Liverpool (1979)
Debi Davies reporting on five Vietnamese families who visited Chester Zoo (1980)
Chinese centre
Richard Duckenfield talking to Brian Wang, community officer, about the fears for the security of the new Chinese community centre in Liverpool (1981)
Felicity Goodey reporting on the problems faced in Liverpool and Manchester over racism (1981)
School meal
Alistair Macdonald reporting on a new type of school meal for Asian children in Accrington (1982)
Chinese food
Colin Philpott talking to Willy Chang, Restaurant Manager, about the dishes which form part of a Chinese Emporer's state banquet (1984)
Sikh wedding
Lynda Lee Potter follows the preparations, celebrations & ceremonies of an arranged Sikh wedding (1984)
Lloyd Blair
Lloyd Blair recounts his experiences of his arrival in Manchester in 1960 from the West Indies (1972)
Mavis Griffiths
Focuses on Mavis Griffiths, who came with her family to Old Trafford from the West Indies in search of a better life (1972)
Asian photographer
Follows a project involving Asian youths photographing Asian life in Blackburn (1983)
A programme which contrasts Liverpool's neglected Chinatown with Manchester's, which has received investment and is thriving (1983)
West Indians
Follow-up to the BBC North West series Long Live Our England, which was made in 1972, about the West Indian community in Manchester (1982)
Lady Mary Stocks
Presenter Barry Askew interviews eighty-year-old Lady Mary Stocks, educationist, writer and broadcaster (1971)
Fish and chips
Gyles Brandreth visits 'The North' and speaks to customers at a fish and chip shop (1971)
North West food
Presenter Frank Mellor enjoys a traditional Cumbria and Lancashire-produced meal (1981)
Pope's visit
Follows the policing of the Papal visit to Heaton Park, when Pope John Paul II celebrated mass on 31 May 1982 (1982)