The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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Old Age Pensioners First Visit to Seaside
Far from their Black Country home, Edie and Mick experience their first trip to see the sea.
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A momentous day for Edie and Mick Atkins from Portobello in Willenhall in the industrial West Midlands - it's their first ever trip to the seaside and it's being recorded by a film crew from local news programme ATV Today. Joy and pleasure abound, particularly from Edie, who goes as far as getting her feet wet, as they find out what they've been missing during a trip to Llandudno.