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Southport on Film: A Nostalgic View of the Classic Resort

Southport MovieMakers is pleased to present a compilation of some of its productions focused on its home town of Southport:


Royal Visitors to Southport

Walk a Gentle Mile

Southport (1958)
Made for Southport Corporation Tourism and Attractions Department. Commentary by BBC newsreader Alvar Liddell.

Royal Visitors to Southport (1955)
The visit of HM the Queen and HRH Prince Philip. Also includes a visit by HRH Princess Margaret later that year.

Walk a Gentle Mile (1985)
A look at how our famous Lord Street originated and developed. 

The End of the Pier? (1991)
The history of Southport Pier from its construction in 1859/60 to the threatened demolition in 1990.

Our Coastal Heritage (2003)
A survey of the Sefton Coast from Litherland to Marshside.

Local Events (from 1911- 1977: Various unknown contributors)
A selection of local events, including early aviation, the last launch of Formby Lifeboat, Formby Gala, Lancashire Cotton Queen, Pleasureland, the 1927 Southport Flower Show; and film of old Southport including a very early Carnival. 

Southport on Film:  
A Nostalgic View of the Classic Resort

As screened at the Atkinson Centre Open Weekend.

The End of the Pier?

Our Coastal Heritage

Local Events