Thematic DVDs

These DVDs can only be ordered via telephone by calling MACE on 01522 837750.

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Bits Stuck Anywhere: The Decline of BSA and the Birmingham Motorcycle Industry

From the post-war boom years of mass produced motorcycles to the 1970s when motorcycle giant BSA faced closure and the auction of its assets.

£9.99

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Clothing the Nation: The East Midlands Textile Industry

This compilation remembers the boom years, and reflects on the work of the textile machinist which was both an art-form and a way of life. 

£9.99

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From Picture Palace to the Multiplex: Cinemas in the Midlands

This nostalgic compilation of archive film, is a look back at the shared experience of a night at the flicks.

£9.99

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Life on the Cut

Looking back at the final days of freight transportation in the 1960s and the fight to save our canal heritage.

£9.99

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Target: Midlands - Living with the Cold War Bomb

Cold War fear and the threat of nuclear obliteration as seen in the Midlands.

£9.99

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The Last Train to Woodford Halse

Remembering the lost stations and lines that didn’t survive the modernisation of British Railways in the 1960s.

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The Sporting Midlands

With the success of the 2012 London Olympic Games we look back at the Midlands history of the games.

£9.99

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Top Deck Tales

Remembering the days when Midland Red buses ruled the roads of the region and the Bull Ring bus station was an exciting new development.

£9.99

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The Finest Skilled Blokes: Memories of Glass Making in the Midlands

A look back at the West Midlands glass making industry curated by the Media Archive for Central England (MACE).

£9.99

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