Saturday, 6 December 2014

Merry Christmas From Ryedale Folk Museum & Don't Forget Tomorrow Is Last day For Free Entry

Richard & Wendy Getting Into The Christmas Spirit



Free admission tomorrow.

Please come with the family and take part in the last day of the free admission weekend. There is plenty to do for all the family, extra activities and crafts on as well as the massive collection of artefacts from neolithic age to the 1950's. Don't miss out !

JMS

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Geoff Willey Cine Projector

Here is photographer Geoff Willey's Bell and Howell 613 16mm cine projector.



During the war, Geoff worked for the government and travelled around the North of England showing propaganda films. In his book - Ryedale In My Heart - he recounts the time when he came to Hutton-le-Hole village hall. There was no electricity and a generator was used to power the projector.
In the picture below, Geoff is shown putting on a film for army personnel.
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