Entries by Sheila Orford

The Mayors of Guildford

Previously a slide and video lecture, this fascinating topic has now been made into a film. It tells the story of some of the more interesting and notable Mayors of the Borough from 1362 to date.

Guildford Festival Show

Our Guildford Festival show in July 2019 at the Guildford Guildhall was a complete success with the audience finding the showing of our 1984 film “The Tales of Olde Guildford” fascinating as it told the story of Guildford over the centuries and also showed glimpses of Guildford from the 1980’s. The show included  “Tunnel under […]

Top Awards for Circle Eight Film Group

We are proud to announce that the Group has won two of the top awards at the recent South East Region Film Festival, which took place at the Oast Theatre, in Tonbridge, on May 11th. We won the Festival’s top award – the South East Regional Shield – for ‘Out of the Blue’, alongside the […]

Tunnel Under Hindhead

One of three new films from Circle Eight in 2018, Tunnel Under Hindhead tells the story of Hindhead over the years and the construction of the Hindhead Tunnel. The history of Hindhead, as a main route to the south coast from London, describes how Hindhead Common was viewed as a very dangerous area to cross […]