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Coventry The Way We Were (DVD)
This remarkable DVD combines archive film of a host of local events and images of many aspects of local life with reports from the Evening Telegraph to bring the Coventry of the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s back to life and is guaranteed to bring memories flooding back for those who lived through them, and intrigue those who didn’t.
It includes fascinating scenes from the early 1900s, remarkable film of the aftermath of the blitz, morale boosting visits by George VI and Winston Churchill and
rebuilding of the city centre, the new cathedral and the ring road. Running time 55 minutes approximately.
The Story of Coventry’s Villages (DVD)
Coventry’s suburbs were once independent rural communities with their own district identities, but the relentless spread of the city has turned country lanes into suburban streets and sprawling farms into housing estates.
This superb DVD combines archive photos, historic maps, modern footage, and exclusive aerial film to delve into the history of Coventry’s villages and paint a fascinating picture of life there in times gone by.
Running time 55 minutes approximately.
Coventry Through Time (Paperback)
This full-colour book shows, through old and new photographs, how this iconic city has risen from the ashes of the WW2 blitz and how, despite it’s destruction, the heart of the city beats as strong as ever. It takes the reader on a fascinating journey around Coventry, showing how the changes that have taken place have produced a city the residents can be proud of.