Moorland Memories


A nostalgic look at Leek and the Moorlands, featuring the villages of Cheddleton, Endon and Rudyard Lake, from 1925 to 1988.

Featured items are: Horses working on the farm. The railway in the days of steam. Armistice Sunday at the outbreak of World War II. The restoration of the Caldon Canal The annual events of Club Day, Endon Well Dressing and Cheddleton Carnival. Leek's last working silk mill captured on film in 1988. The Century of Motoring event held at Brough Park in 1966. Together with personal interviews and reminiscences, these "Moorland memories" and archive film bring to life a lost age.