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SHOPPING - THE POWER OF RETAIL THERAPY
Old shop c/o Beamish Museum
Grab your shopping bag as we journey back in time to the shopping streets and markets of yesteryear. Visit the old street market stalls and go inside the newfangled shopping malls of the 1970s.
Market stall (Read about the markets of Newcastle) Trendy young woman (Watch  a short film about short skirts) Shop workers (Watch a film about shopping inYork)
FULL CLIP LIST

Hot Pants - Sixties Fashion (1960s/b&w/sound)
Hot pants were a popular fashion choice for women in the 1960s. (1 minute 45 seconds ©NRFTA)

Mini Skirts - Sixties Fashions (1960s/b&w/silent)
Higher hemlines raise eyebrows in the 1960s. (1 minute 37 seconds ©BBC)

Newcastle Fashion Shoot - Sixties Fashions (1960s/b&w/silent)
A fashion shoot on Tyneside. (1 minute 40 seconds ©BBC)

We Know Our Onions - French Onion Sellers in Tyneside (1960s/b&w/sound)
French onion growers come to Tyneside in a cultural entente cordiale. (2 minutes 53 seconds ©NRFTA)

Sixties Catwalk Fashion - Fenwick's Fashion Show (1960s/b&w/sound)
The style setters at Fenwick's fashion show in Newcastle during the swinging Sixties. (1 minute 23 seconds ©NRFTA)

Clothes Shop Advert - Jacksons The Tailor (1960s/colour/sound)
The Swinging Sixties - a 1960s advert for Jacksons' suits. (59 seconds ©NRFTA)

Quayside Market - A River Speaks (1952/colour/silent)
A trip to Newcastle's Quayside Market with its many market traders. (1 minute 57 seconds ©BBC)

Home Movies Advert - Movies for You (1960s/colour/sound)
Bell and Howell Advert for home cine 8 equipment showing projector and family film footage. (5 minutes 21 seconds ©NRFTA)

Inside a Camera Shop - Turners Shop (1947/b&w/silent)
Turner's photographic shop on Pink Lane in Newcastle boasted the latest cameras in the 1940s. (3 minutes 20 seconds ©NRFTA)

The Royal Opening - The Washington Galleries (1975/colour/sound)
Princess Anne opening The Galleries shopping centre in Washington in the mid 1970s. (54 seconds ©NRFTA)

Inside a Shopping Centre - The Washington Galleries (1975/colour/sound)
Inside the new Galleries shopping centre in Washington New Town. (37 seconds ©NRFTA)

Market History - Grainger Market (2002/colour/sound)
The early beginnings of the Grainger Market, showing how this indoor market revolutionised shopping on Tyneside." (1 minute 12 seconds ©BBC)

The Weighhouse - Grainger Market (2002/colour/sound)
History of the Grainger market weigh house - with comments from shoppers. (1 minute 39 seconds ©BBC)

The Air Raid Shelter - Grainger Market (2002/colour/sound)
Inside the air raid shelter at Grainger Market - the entrance hidden under the arcade floor. (20 seconds ©BBC)

Fenwick's Extension - Fenwick's New Store (1960s/colour/sound)
The modern Fenwick's takes shape with an extension to Newcastle's famous department store. (2 minutes 2 seconds ©NRFTA)



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