Delve into your local history with the British Pathe Website


The British Pathe Website contains 90,000 historic films. One of the most interesting ways to use this site is to search for your home town and watch a few videos to get a real sense of your local history.

Here are a few videos that mean something to us and will also give you a sense of what is available on the British Pathe site.

“The Prince of Wales opens 3 Bridges – Chiswick – Twickenham & Hampton Court – within the hour, one of the most remarkable of the many public ceremonies he has performed.”

1958, FA Cup Final Highlights – Bolton v Manchester United [HD] at Wembley Stadium. Noted as one of the Top 10 FA Cup Finals of all time after Manchester United reached the final in the aftermath of the Munich air disaster and the deaths of the Busby Babes.

Enjoy!