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Posts Tagged ‘local history’

Railways: The Making of a Nation

A little while ago, over on our old blog site, we mentioned that the BBC had popped by to film the presses in action. We were expecting the documentary, Railways: The Making of a Nation to be aired around Christmas-time, but as it happens, it was shown on BBC1 last week. It’s a fascinating look at the…

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Making progress

Our new space is in good shape overall but a little tired around the edges, so we’re decorating throughout, removing the grubby carpet and adding our own touches. Some days it feels like it’s going on forever and then we remember that we’ve only been there 3 days, a week, 2 weeks… It’s actually shaping…

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BBC4 visits the studio!

The BBC4 popped by to film some shots of the presses for a show to be aired around Christmas time recently. Railways: The Making of a Nation has a lot more to do with letterpress than you (or I) realise! Simply put, industrial centres -towns and burgeoning cities – produce something which in Derby’s case was…

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