Blow by Blow offers nine popular DVDs. Six are Bygone DVDs showing families and schools what their home town looked like years ago. They show street scenes of yesteryear and events such as Royal visits, the local fair, sporting occasions or wherever the cine cameramen of the day pointed their lenses. All films are researched, edited and narrated for modern audiences.
A seventh DVD explains the history of the Stonebow and Guildhall, iconic buildings in Lincoln which house the civic treasures.Lincoln has the third oldest Mayoralty in the country, dating back to 1206, and a civic history can barely be matched anywhere.
Birth of the Tanks tells how the world’s first fighting tanks were invented in Lincoln during WW1 and includes film and images from the period. Lincoln Tank Weekend shows how the City celebrated the Centenary of the first tanks, including the unveiling of a new £100,000 memorial. Presenter and Military Historian Richard Pullen and Andrew Blow, Filmmaker, shed more light on the tank story with a travelling Tank Tour Lecture and Film Show. For details see: facebook.com/birthofthetanks and Events page.