• 26 Jul 2013

    Griffin Brewery

    Part One – The History This is much more than a tale of a brewery. The history of the Griffin Brewery directly represents how a whole British industry endured all the social and economic changes throughout the centuries. This fascinating film traces the full story from the 1500’s - The colourful characters, personal tragedies and corporate battles that formed one of the most successful brewing comp...
  • 26 Jul 2013

    Brompton

    The story of the Brompton bicycle is much more than a tale of British Engineering achievement. This is a story of loyalty, passion and true British grit. How a bright young Engineering graduate with a dogged determination spent years in virtual poverty, trying to persuade a sceptical world that his ingenious little bike would challenge the very way we all use urban transport. This extraordinary tale i...
  • 26 Jul 2013

    Blue John

    In the mid 1700’s, Blue John was the single most important decorative stone in Great Britain and the unique blue and purple banding caught the imagination of the finest designers of the day. Championed by Matthew Boulton and Robert Adam, Blue John Stone soon became the envy of European art manufacturing and many pieces were commissioned by George III. It’s still the only semi precious stone still m...
  • 26 Jul 2013

    Camra

    THE HISTORY OF CAMRA Since the 1930s, Britain’s mighty brewing industry seemed determined to replace traditionally brewed ale with a filtered, pasteurized and tasteless fizzy brew known as keg. The drinking man was hoodwinked into believing keg was the future and the profits rolled in. But in 1971, four young friends decided enough was enough and from the back room of a pub, formed their own protes...
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