s Hay-on-Wye in 8mm films

All the films are  protected by copyright to prevent unauthorised copying. Hope that this will not stop you enjoying the films.
All the films were taken by members of  the former Hay & District Cine and Photograph Society which existed between 1965 and 1980.

Carnival 1971 ©-1.mp4 Market Day ©-1.mp4 Scouts Fete ©-1.mp4 Gasworks ©-1.mp4 Telephone ©-1.mp4 Firewyecliff ©-1.mp4 Railway©-1.mp4 Penywrlodd ©-1.mp4

The Hay carnival of 1971. Miss Wendy Salter was Carnival Queen.

Market Day in the summer of 1971.

Hay & Cusop Scout Troop had a sports day in Cusop in 1966.

All that remains “off cuts”of a film made to close the Hay Gas Works in 1965.

One of the last days in Hay manual telephone on The Pavement 1966


The fire which destroyed Wyecliffe House in about 1970.

Stacy Jones and Son and the Penatock Prize winning Hereford cattle breed.

All that remains of the film made to show  the closure of the railway in Hay, 1963. This complete film was loaned out  to Cardiff University but never returned.

Raf Parade ©-1.mp4 Council-1.mp4

Hay Urban District Council.

5th June 1968.

Mr. Norman  Keylock succeeds Mr. Tom Pritchard as Chairman of the Council at the old Council Chamber in Broad Street.

Hay Civic Parade.

After the new chairman of the council was elected, a parade and church service was organised where he or she invited their fellow councillors, together with other prominent bodies within the town, to join them.  This civic parade took place during June 1968.


Hay firemen have a ladder exercise at the fire station in Brecon Road under the supervision of the Station Officer Jack Lewis.

C 1968

Infants Xmas  Music-1.mp4

Infant's School Christmas play in 1969

The Headmistress was Mrs. Sylvia Mayall and the infant's class was held in Hay Community Centre.

School Concert 1971-1.mp4

The following film was shot by Mike Williams  and shows Hay Primary School pupils performing a play and concert at the Community Centre School in 1971.

Blacklion Music-1.mp4

The Old Black Lion

When Tom & Jean Beattie were "mine hosts"

about 1969

Wi Party-1.mp4

Hay & Cusop  Women’s’ Institute held a fancy dress party to mark the
anniversary of its formation in Hay.
It was  in The Parish Hall in c1968.

Snow 63 65-1.mp4

Snow scenes around

town in

1963 and 1965