A Christmas Time Machine


Archive Films of Winter and Christmas time


Archive films spanning over a Century, Family Christmases, Santa on film over the years, a Potted History of Pantomime, images of Pantos in Hanley and Stafford, performers of the past, Cinema announcements – including Christmas in Wartime - and lots of winter items brought to life in moving pictures enhanced by personal reminiscences and interviews... and a special feature on the famous child dance troupe The Hanley Babes of the Theatre Royal, Hanley - from 1919 to the theatre's closure in 2000.

Fascinating film, photos and memorabilia bring alive the Christmases of the Past.

65 minutes