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Childhood in Wales

Take a look at some of our clips that capture childhood in Wales in the 1960s and 1970s.

Our archive films capture the key moments, people and places in Welsh history. Browse our subsections on the left, to see more clips.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Countryfile feature investigating this incredible structure.

Merlin's traffic hazard

A Nationwide report from 1975 from the Carmarthen Oak.

Tonypandy mining

Ex-miners remember when coal was king.

Future designs

Documentary on Cardiff docklands from 1986.

Looking Back

Two old war veterans ponder the nature of time.

Bevin boys

Former Bevin boys talk about their vital role in the war effort.

BBC Archive

House from the air

Bird's Eye View, broadcast 1971

Journey over land and time with this film of Wales from the air.

Wales Education



Explore BBC Archive clips created specifically for teachers and students.

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