Our Centenary

Our Centenary

When the early film pioneers arrived in a small rural village called Boreham Wood, in the parish of Elstree, one hundred years ago, who could have foretold the future? They began a unique legacy of motion

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Film & TV Heritage Trail

Since 2008 the “First Impressions” initiative has used film and TV images in public spaces to increase awareness of and pride in our unique heritage and to create a more welcoming environment. A key element of that programme has been the creation...

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Summerswood Primary School

Earlier in 2016 local teacher Danielle Boudry contacted us to say that “we will be doing a topic based around the film history of Borehamwood, and I was wondering if you knew of any workshops, speakers, tours or workshops that would be accessible...

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Permanent Display

You’ll find us on the second floor of the Community Centre at #96 Shenley Road where we have created an interactive Elstree Screen Heritage Wall. One screen offers touch-screen selection of presentations, videos and highlights from 20 interviews...

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Book Signings

As part of our programme of publications our Chairman, Paul Welsh, regularly signs copies of his popular book Elstree Confidential. We also support other authors who have written about the unique local film and TV heritage. For example, in July...

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The Centenary Exhibition

During 2014, the anniversary of the start of film-making in the local studios we filled the Community Museum with an special 3 month long Centenary Exhibition. Feedback from over 1,700 visitors was positive and encouraging, with many calling...

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