Fascinating local films set to be screened in the New Year

Beccles Public Hall.

Beccles Public Hall. - Credit: Archant © 2011

The Beccles Public Hall team is delighted to announce a series of fascinating films in the New Year - “I Remember When” series of screenings will be presented over four Sunday afternoons commencing January 18 at 2pm. Doors will open at 1.30pm.

“With the kind permission of Neil Lanham who has devised Oral Traditions of Suffolk and Bordering Counties, we are thrilled to be screening the life experiences and fascinating accounts of some wonderful old characters from a bygone era. Neil Lanham has devoted his time to capturing the accounts of some wonderful old characters from Suffolk and bordering counties - folk traditions through song, tales, wisdom and cultural identity”. said Sue Bergin, Events Coordinator.

The first screening is “The Last of England - a Celebration of Life in a Country Pub” (51 mins) and will be screened on Sunday, January 18 at 2pm.

Other film titles and dates for your diary: Sunday, January 25 - Rodney Bullock - Compulsive Poacher and Organist (71 mins) Warning - this film is not suited for those who are unfamiliar with Suffolk bawdy humour! Sunday, February -1 Dick Ruddles - Lord Sainsbury’s Gardener (80 mins). Sunday, February 8 - My Life with Percherons - Syd Everett, A Norfolk Team Man (80 mins). For more information go to www.oraltraditions.co.uk.