Did you go to the cinema in 1960s Britain?
We are conducting a major AHRC-funded research project which aims to shed light on the social and cultural history of cinema. To many writers, sixties films summed up the changes transforming British society, but the films themselves reveal nothing about how they were received and remembered. We want to find out how cinema-goers remember the films they saw.
We are asking anyone who went to the cinema in 1960s Britain to share their memories with us by completing a short questionnaire.
The Project Team
Project Director: Dr Melvyn Stokes
Research Associate: Dr Emma Pett
Honorary Research Associate: Dr Matthew Jones
Telephone: 020 7679 7960Follow @60sCinema
Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s Project,
Department of History,
University College London,
Cambridge U3A Film Group Event
On 14th October 2014, the project visited the Cambridge U3A Film Group for a screening of 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning'. The event was very well attended and we heard many fascinating accounts of memories of cinema-going in the 1960s.