The Rural Media Company is an award winning production, education and development charity that uses creative and digital arts as a catalyst for community engagement and social change.
The Frank Dale films are a unique picture of rural life. In all there are 111 reels - 11 miles of film, filmed in the relatively short period 1953-58.
Five Years in the Fifties is a new film created from the archive complete with poetic narrative and musical score played live.
The film has played to sold out audiences at Hay Festival and Lyde Court and can next be seen at Cawley Village Hall on 14th August. For tickets call 01568 615836
The Life Loves to Change book is now available to buy.
The beautiful eighty four page hardback book contains Philip Well's 32 sonnets for Ledbury, complete with photographic portraits and a DVD of all 32 films with two performances of the poem; one by Philip and the other by members of the community.
The book also contains a new essay, 'Whose line is it anyway' by writer, researcher and consultant Francois Mattarasso.
Work with us.
We innovate and create ground breaking digital projects and productions, creatively connecting and engaging people of all ages and abilities in order to share their stories, enrich their lives and to make themselves heard.
We can work with you to reach and engage new audiences and communicate your message.
Applications are now open to young people between the ages of 16-19 for our second BFI Film Academy
If you missed the sell out Five Years in the Fifties at Hay Festival and Lyde Court you have another opportunity to see it at Cawley Village Hall on 14th August
ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) has received close to £1.4 million from the Big Lottery Fund to lead a nationwide partnership of eight organisations that will help and inspire rural communities across the UK to set up social enterprises.
Education & Training
Since 1992 the company has built a national reputation for the development and delivery of high quality media, films and arts education with young people and communities.