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Festive Films from the Archive


A selection of Festive Films digitised for the 'Unlocking Film Heritage' Project can now be seen on the big screen in the Peniarth exhibition space at The National Library of Wales.

Featured clips include:

The Iles - in the garden, at the seaside, at Christmas (1940)

Ingot Pictorial No. 18 (1954)

Dyma’r Urdd (1975)

Seasonal deliveries: hay on a sleigh and milk from Ma  (1960)

Christmas 1952 Santa Claus Comes to Craig Cefn Parc (1952)

Roath Park 1962 (1962)

Christmas 1957 (1957)

Trebettyn : snow and selling up (1955)

To see these films in full, or to browse the whole collection of Welsh films now available on the BFI Player

NEW RESOURCE! These films can now also be viewed on the new Digital Screen and Sound interface via the Library’s public Reading Room PCs.

The Film Team, NSSAW

Further Information

Elin-Hâf 01970 632471 or