Footage of local people from the past 110 years to be screened at library (From Runcorn and Widnes World)
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Historic films of old Widnes and Runcorn to be screened at library
RARE films featuring historic and sometimes seldom seen footage of old Runcorn and Widnes are being shown at Halton Lea Library.
Fascinating footage which captured the life and culture of people working in various industries over the past 110 years will be screened.
The films will be introduced by staff from the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Movies from old Runcorn and Widnes will will be screened from 1pm to 2.30pm on Tuesday, February 19, Tuesday, February 26, and footage of old Liverpool will be shown on Tuesday, March 5.
Places are limited.
To book, call Sally Shaw on 0151 511 7744 or email firstname.lastname@example.org The screenings are part of a Halton Council project to encourage older people to use library services.
Halton Lea Library received a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to establish the library as a key community building for people older people.