Leek - Focus on Leek


This collection of films, presented by Robert Cartwright, takes a fascinating look at life and times in the Staffordshire Moorlands town of Leek.

Lest We Forget (Dedication of the Nicholson War Memorial), 1928. Leek Agricultural Show, 1925. Flying Displays at Birchall, 1935. Rambles in the Countryside (Dovedale, Manifold Valley, Rudyard Lake), 1937. Days at the Seaside (Smugglers Cave and the Mermaid Inn), 1936. Two Hours to Wait (Brief Encounter at Rushton Station), 1939. Club days.

Victory Celebrations, 1945. A Visitor Sees Our Town (Festival of Britain Celebrations), 1951. Coronation Year, 1953. Pied Poudre Medieval Fair, 1977. Leek Agricultural Show, 1994.