Posts Tagged "history"

Bootle Bull Ringtone

Bootle Bull Ringtone

I found this on the Ships Nostalgia website today. The Bootle Lighthouse on the Mersey was first built in 1877 to serve the Port of Liverpool and the fog siren was situated – on the north wall of Gladstone Dock in Liverpool. The fog siren was called the Bootle Bull because the sound could be heard for miles around, it…

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BOA70

BOA70

Battle of the Atlantic Memories is a specially commissioned film to document the 70th anniversary commemorations in Liverpool, with surviving Royal Navy and Merchant Navy veterans of the Battle of the Atlantic campaign. The film is a unique project documenting the reunions, the ceremonial and the personal. Liverpool plays host to an emotional, poignant and timely record of a historic…

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The Seamen’s Orphanage

The Seamen’s Orphanage

Here’s a short video featuring some aerial shots of the orphanage at Newsham Park. As you can see the building is in a poor state of repair but there is a team of volunteers who are hoping to do some restoration work on the building. You can find out more about this and the history of the orphanage here.

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A Tour of the Liverpool Docks

A Tour of the Liverpool Docks

We filmed this a little while ago with the intention of doing some experimental animation, but actually it works quite well on it’s own. It’s slightly longer than our normal films but Pat, as usual is a fountain of knowledge on the area, so just sit back and enjoy the ride. This video is also dedicated to Tony Rainford who…

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Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

This was the project that really initiated this site. It was a collaboration between National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool University and Re-Dock, looking at particular place and time – the south-central Liverpool waterfront from to the 1950s to the 1970s. It is also about Liverpool in the twenty-first century. The project involved a year of research and development, the results of…

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