Quick Flicks

Every year since 2015 we have held an annual event as part of Ashby Arts Festival in which we screen around six of the film dramas we have made during the year. Click the links below to see some of our previous Quick Flick films.
Quick Flicks 2015 ..... Quick Flicks 2016
Quick Flicks 2017 ..... Quick Flicks 2018

Town Digital Heritage Trails

In 2016 we produced six digital heritage trails for Ashby using Historypin. Each trail takes visitors round the town on a different theme.
Click TOWN TRAILS to go to the trails.

Digital Story Telling

In February and March of 2014 we worked with members of the St Helen's Church community in Ashby to enable them to produce their own personal digital stories.

CLICK HERE to find out more about this project and see some of the stories produced

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip E Bent, DSO VC

Philip Bent was killed in action in the First World War on 1st October 1917 and was awarded the Victoria Cross. On 1st October 2017, a commemorative service was held in Ashby de la Zouch and a specially carved stone was unveiled. At the request of Ashby Museum, Pudding Bag Productions made this short film about the ceremony and the life of Philip Bent.

12. Quick Flicks 2017. View here.
2015 Quick Flicks 2015 - films made for this showing can be seen here.
2014 Charlie's War. This film is not available on the internet but stills from it can be seen here.
2013 A Town Divided. This film is not available on the internet but stills from it can be seen here.






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Current Projects

The Earl Ferrers murder case of 1760, a film drama project with Grace Dieu Manor School.
Thomas Pestell, a 17th-century Vicar of Packington.
We are also taking part in projects with Diseworth Heritage Centre, Sir John Moore Foundation, North West Leicestershire District Council Ashby Arts Project and 1620s Arts project.

Completed Projects

1. A Step on the Ladder, an historical drama about women over 30 voting for the first time in the December 1918 General Election.
2. Two films for Ashby Town Council: The Sealed Knot visit to Ashby de la Zouch, August 2018 and Ashby Remembers, November 2018.
3. Grace Dieu Priory, a story about the tomb of e foundress, Roesia de Verdon, working with the Friends of Grace Dieu Priory and Grace Dieu Manor School. This project is now finished. View here.
4. Melton Carnegie Museum, a drama about The Marquis of Waterford painting the town red. Working with teenage museum volunteers. View here.
5. A First World War animation, Maplewell Hall School and A Century of Stories (LCC). View here
6. Characters associated with St Helen's Church, working with St Helen's Church Heritage Officer and Ashby CE Primary School. View here.
7. Terror in the Trenches, another Century of Stories project with Maplewell Hall School. View here.
8. Philip Bent, a film of the centenary ceremony commemorating his death for Ashby Museum. View on this page opposite.
9. Ashby Town Project. Two Tourist Information Films for Ashby Town Council. View here.
10. Ann Ayre Hely, A Crimean War Nurse from Ravenstone. View here.
11. Murder on the Maplewell Express, a project with Century of Stories and Maplewell Hall School. View Here.


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