It might seem unlikely that a piece of domestic knitting could be an iconic item from the First World War, but I feel this is one. This example was knitted for ‘Tell Them of Us’ from an original WW1 pattern. Knitted for the comfort and protection its owner, this glove is also designed to help them kill. Read More
We are delighted to announce that you can now watch our WW1 film ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo. It costs as little as £1.00 to view. Click here to go to Vimeo. Waiting – 1917 (c) Nick Loven
To mark the Centenary Stitches Exhibition running at the National Archive, Kew, from January to March 2016, we have produced a special Limited Edition DVD featuring Tell Them of Us, William’s Story, and interviews with come of the knitters when the Exhibition was first shown, at The Collection, Lincoln.
Monday 4th January 2016 was spent installing the Centenary Stitches exhibition at The National Archives in London. Here are some pictures of the team setting it up: L to R: Jessamy Carlson, Heather Crowder, Ali Shepley, Alison, Pauline Loven, Kate Loven, Alison Hinkley and Peter Halse. Thank you so much to our team for all their hard work! Here Read More
There will be a special showing of ‘Tell Them of us’ and William’s Story’ at The National Archives, Kew on Friday 15th January 2016. The films will be screened back-to-back, followed by a panel discussion featuring the director (Nick Loven), cast members and a direct descendant of the Crowder family. Further screenings will be held throughout February and March. Check online Read More
Charity Premiere of the drama-documentary ‘William’s Story’ sequel to the film ‘Tell Them of Us’ which told the WWI story of Crowder brothers. Tickets now on sale. All proceeds to the Thimbleby St. Margaret’s Church Restoration Fund.
I am very glad to say that the costume and knitting created for ‘Tell Them of Us’ and the ‘Centenary Stitches’ exhibition continue to do their work in helping to commemorate the anniversaries of the First World War. (c) Lincolnshire Echo, Ursula Lidbetter of the Lincolnshire Coop laying a wreath. October 13th 2015 marked the centenary of a Read More
During the last two film shoots we had few members of the Royal Photographic Society as guest photographers: Stewart Wall, Mark Graham, Jazz Hayer and David Jones. They created some memorable images. Graham (c) Stewart Wall Bryony Roberts (c) Mark Graham Jess (c) Stewart Wall Bryony Roberts (c) Mark Graham Bryon Roberts (c) Jazz Hayer (c) Read More
In August we filmed in the trenches and last weekend we filmed the connecting shots in No Man’s Land, completing 2nd Lt William Harrison Crowder’s account of the German Spring Offensive in 1918. Here are two screen grabs by Cinematographer and Director, Nick Loven, from the shoot: