Archive for the ‘Cine’ Category

Radleys School, c.1973

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

This clip is probably of interest to fewer people: it’s footage of a 1970s sports day at Radleys School (Warning: Comic Sans), in Kings Road, Rushall. Here’s the modern school from above, rebuilt in the 90s (I think) after a fire, with what was the sports track in the cine film outlined in red: The […]


Rushall Carnival, c. 1973/4

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

More old cine footage. Though I live in Walsall Wood, I grew up in Rushall. This clip shows just how big a deal Rushall Carnival was in the 70s, and that it took in more of Rushall too: the floats are heading into the industrial estate in Westgate, right on the fringes of Rushall. Look […]



Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Well, it took a while, but finally I delivered on my promise over at BrownhillsBob’s blog. Bob had asked for images of Chasewater, and as it was a place I visited a lot as a kid, i thought it was almost certain there’d be images somewhere at my Mom’s. An epic trawl through slides returned […]