Two women are taking a break in the countryside. They are wearing sporting clothes and drinking from cups. There is a bicycle and a tree behind them.

Cine Cycles – women, bicycles and a sense of freedom

Dr Emily Munro, National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive Watch our Cine Cycle video The bicycle is seeing a resurgence in popularity. Partly due to concerns around sustainable, carbon-neutral transport, and accelerated by the COVID crisis, more people than ever in Scotland are considering the bike as a key mode of transportation. Local authorities […]

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Man standing on biplane in flight

Sausages, steam trains and biplanes : Showcasing 100 years of Scotland on film

Most people when they think of films probably think of the latest blockbusters showing at the cinema; fantastic stories far removed from everyday life, and rarely showing anything of Scotland.  What many people don’t realise is that for four decades the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving all kinds […]

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