Moving North: Coastal
Southport Fair circa 1975

From the busy mouth of the River Mersey and the Port of Liverpool to the far reaches of the Cumbrian Coast, the landscape of the North West of England’s coastal reaches is one of great contrasts and changes. The North West Film Archive with its Moving North screenings takes you on a tour of these areas, through the eyes of the film makers who have captured them in detail over the last 100 years and more. From the heady seaside resorts of Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe, through the bustling industrial ports of Liverpool and Barrow, to the tranquil fishing grounds of the estuaries of the Rivers Lune and Leven we explore these areas through cinema newsreels, promotional films and home movies.

Merseyside by the Sea
Using a mixture of cinema newsreels, tourism promotional films and home movies, the NWFA takes you on a tour of life in and around the Southport area over the last 100 years.
Lancashire by the Sea
Using a mixture of cinema newsreels, tourism promotional films and home movies, the NWFA takes you on a tour of life on the Fylde coast over the last 100 years.
Cumbria by the Sea
Using a mixture of cinema newsreels, tourism promotional films and home movies, the NWFA takes you on a tour of life on the Cumbrian coast over the last 100 years.

Southport Little Theatre
Tuesday 20th June
2.00pm and 7.30pm

St John’s Church, Blackpool
Wednesday 19th July
2.00pm and 7.30pm

Carnegie Theatre, Workington
Friday 8th September
7.30pm

Other Moving North Events