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Out & about

Scotland's Home Movie Day for World Home Movie Day 2019


The Projected Picture Trust (Scotland) proudly presents FREE screenings of home movies and amateur films depicting 20th Century Scottish life. There will be an informal Q&A session and you can also explore home cine kit from the museum collections.
Do you have home movies of your own? We can accommodate 16mm, 8mm, Super 8, VHS or DVD subject to their condition and the time available.  

If you have any home movies in the listed formats that you’d like to bring along, it would be helpful if you could email Jenny Noble or Chris O'Kane in advance.

Northwest Film Fair Blackpool 2019

Film show

The Film Fair will be held at the Grand Hotel (former Hilton) on 15, 16 and 17 November, North Shore Blackpool FY1 2JQ.

Friday 15. Evening film show 8pm start. All welcome.
Saturday 16. Evening meal, quiz, film show and, of course, the excellent raffle.
Sunday 17. The convention with film shows, auction, bring and buy and many dealers selling films and equipment - 8mm 16mm and 35mm.

Admission prices for the convention have been held at just £6.00. Doors open 10am.
For table enquires contact Elaine Guest on 07931457817.
For booking rooms at hotel contact Kerry Eastwood on 01253 627977. Mention film fair when booking.

The PPT has a stand booked on 17 November. Delegates will be able to purchase equipment, spares, memorabilia and films. Plus find out the work done by the PPT and join for a reduced fee (only available over the weekend).


Duxford Air Display

Alex Cooper, Nigel Wolland and Dion Hanson represented the PPT at the Duxford Air Display. They spent Friday 20 September setting things up, and the Saturday and Sunday running films and talking to visitors. Fifteen Spitfires were in the air for the impressive final flypast

Duxford air show projection


Duxford air show display


Duxford air show flypast


Keeping the PPT in the news

PPT members Mike Taylor and Bob Mandry featured in recent publications giving welcome exposure for the trust.

Mike Taylor letter

Church hunt

Heritage Open Day at the Abbeydale, Sheffield

Abbeydale frontage

Members and non-members were welcomed on Sunday 15 September to walk in and have a coffee and see the various areas of the Abbeydale Picture House where the PPT has been involved in the ongoing restoration project.


projection room