Cumbria Film Archive
Welcome to Cumbria Film Archive
If you love travelling back in time to discover what the county was like decades ago then this is the place for you. We have a vast collection of rare cine films which have been restored. Museums and private collectors have collaborated with us to compile a unique archive which is nothing less than a feast of nostalgia … just waiting for you to discover. The archive is growing and we will be regularly updating the website with new material so make sure you keep dipping in to see what is new.
WHAT'S NEW - AUGUST 2020
OUR NEW MOVIE OF THE MONTH
We have a new Movie of the Month for you to enjoy throughout August. This time we are featuring the long lost and lamented Carlisle to Silloth railway. Thousands of people used to travel from Carlisle and the South of Scotland to the West Cumbrian holiday resort. It’s about fifteen minutes in duration and starts with the story of the demise of the Carlisle Canal and how it was transformed into the railway. Your narrator is television presenter Kim Inglis.
GOOD NEWS - OUR EVENTS ARE BACK!
We’re delighted to let you know that some of our popular shows where we take the archive out to public viewings are soon to resume. Look at the EVENTS section for more details or where you can find out where the archive is going next for entertaining presentations.