As the 55-year anniversary of England’s only World Cup victory approaches, Jenny Rowan considers how TV and radio companies prepared for the task of broadcasting the event.
Our guest authors include researchers and students working with our collection, volunteers, friends of the museum, and representatives of other museums, charities and organisations we work with.
What do Star Wars, Kung Fu Panda and Red Dead Redemption have in common? The answer may sound familiar to you…
Iva Dobreva takes a look at some examples of the ‘spirit photographs’ taken by William Hope in the early 20th century, and explores what they can tell us about the practice and meaning of spiritualism.
Bradford Museums and Galleries’ John Ashton worked with us to produce a new exhibition about the Belle Vue Studio—one of the best photography stories Bradford has to offer.
Lynn Wray, Research Fellow at the National Science and Media Museum, introduces a new research initiative, ‘Communities and Crowds’.
Nigel Hazell LRPS CPAGB, Wakefield Camera Club member and album art enthusiast, shares his infrared photography project, Into the Red.
A new display pays tribute to some pioneering figures from the early days of cinema. Find out more about these film-makers and discover how the display came to life.
What do Coronation Street and University Challenge have in common? Both were filmed at the legendary Granada Studios, of course!
It’s the 57th anniversary of the launch of BBC Two. Antonia Lenon recaps the story of how the channel was introduced to TV audiences.
This week marks the 109th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Ashleigh Green takes a look at some of the ways the historic disaster has been immortalised on film.