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Published on Nov 8, 2010
The skyline profile of Moel Famau gives it a special affection and pride of place in the hearts of many folk throughout North Wales, Cheshire and Merseyside. The Jubilee Tower 200 celebrationof 2010 was a unique day in the history of this area of outstanding natural beauty. Thousands of people from all over the North West came along to process up the gentle slopes of the mountain and commemorate the bi-centenary of the laying of the foundation stone of the iconic monument at the summit.. This is the second part of a documentary film trilogy. It attempts to set down something of the people attending and the commemoration events at Moel Famau which took place on Sunday 24 October 2010. The final, late afternoon-evening part, will include scenes, at the summit of the playing of the alpen horn, the samba bands and, of course, the closing firework displays. Interviews included are with, David Hanson MP, Mark Isherwood AM and Arnold Woolley,Leader of FC Council
If you have any of your own video/camcorder footage which you would like to be considered for incorporation in this archive -please make contact right away!
This work is one of a series of not-for-profit, community heritage projects produced by John Butler and a team of local amateur filmakers. Its made entirely without public subsidy or government assistance and, hopefully, might serve to show others just what can be done on a shoestring budget!. If you would like to know more -or volunteer help with similar heritage archive projects in the future, please email: email@example.com
On completion, this project will be deposited with the National Film & Sound Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Series producer, John Butler wishes to record thanks to all those lovely, friendly folk who shared their thoughts with him whilst answering the questions that others might find of interest in 200 year's time! Also, the many who freely gave of their time and efforts to make this archive project possible.
Cameras: Fred Snowden, Dave Jones, Ennis Hall, Brian Cotgreave Interviews: John Butler Additional sound: Brian Cotgreave Production Assistant/Goffer: Ann Cotgreave
Special thanks to the talented "Nia", for her singing and playing of the hauntingly beautiful -and specially written song, Ser Uwchben Moel Famau, Diolch yn fawr iawn Cariad!
Panasonic cameras kindly sponsored by Butlers Home Entertainment, Hawarden, Flintshire, North Wales
Studio stills compilations of fireworks were kindly provided by David White Photography http://bit.ly/dfAyU1
This special compilation edition may be freely quoted and embedded. Please state attribution to "John Butler Community Archive Project". HD library quality versions are available on request.