The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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The Suffolk Show from a woman's angle
What attracts women to visit a County Show? A “guess the weight of the pig” competition? Or a “Woman’s Weekly” fashion parade?
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Anglia TV showcase some of the activities that might interest women, in particular, at the Suffolk Show in Ipswich. Activities such as ‘guess the weight of the pig’, or agricultural machinery displays are typical at County Shows, but it is the Woman’s Weekly fashion parade at the Suffolk Show that is a growing attraction, in addition to the many demonstrations of traditional craft work, including throwing pottery, stained glass decorating, and macrami.