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Ally Pally 75 celebratory afternoon at the National Media Mu

Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:03 pm
by G8GQS
An announcement of a special event at the National Media Museum, “Ally Pally 75” – happening here in Bradford on Saturday afternoon, October 22nd.

Alexandra Palace 75: A Celebration

As the 75th anniversary of the world’s first regular high definition television service approaches, the National Media Museum will mark this important milestone with an afternoon of presentations and screenings. The day will include a screening of the BBC film Television Comes to London (1936), rare archive footage, and a discussion about the ground-breaking technology used to introduce high definition television circa 1936 with television historians, Don McLean and John Trenouth. The event will be hosted by Curator of Broadcast Culture, Iain Logie Baird, and will include guided behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum’s internationally significant television technology collection.

Tickets £12, £10 concession (Lunch is not included but refreshments will be provided)

Tickets can be booked by calling the museum box office on 0844 856 3797, or on the National Media Museum website

(includes driving directions, parking information, etc.)

More information: http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/E ... lly75.aspx

Seating is limited (80). It is recommended to purchase tickets well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Best regards and thanks,