These films were made by community partners as part of their Imagine North East project and have been edited by Vincent Chu (Durham University).

They are now available on you tube via the Imagine Durham University playlist or click on the film titles below:

The Story of Grafitti Art in North Shields: This film shows interviews with grafitti artists from North Shields and was made by the Phoenix Detached Youth Project for Imagine North East.

 Memories of Meadowell: This film shows an interview with David Peel and was made as part of a community history project by Cedarwood Trust for the Imagine North East research project.

Imagining Benwell: This film includes extracts from four films, made as part of community projects for Imagine North East. ‘Filming change’ is a film about the historic graveyard at St James Church in Benwell made by the St James’ Heritage and Environment Group; ‘Growing old in West Newcastle’ shows a boat trip down the River Tyne to reflect how the area has changed. The boat trip was one of several activities for older people organised by Search;  ‘Never Felt so Good’ shows the launch of an exhibition at St James’ Church, Benwell, the culmination of a felting art project by St James’ Centre for Heritage and Culture and ‘Hopes and Fears’, a film making project with young people by the Patchwork Project.and ‘Hopes and Fears’, a film making project with young people by the Patchwork Project.

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