The Delicia cinema, Gosta Green, on Feb 6th 1951, shot during the same period that the Main Building was under construction. The cinema opened on November 5, 1923 and closed in 1944. It later became a venue for wrestling (as shown on the banner in this photo) and then became home to the #BBC Midlands television studios, before they relocated to Pebble Mill. Aston University purchased the building in 1971 and today (2013) it houses the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI).
Faith Like Potatoes Based on a true story, this inspiring drama centers on white farmer Angus Buchan, who -- weary of the conflict in Zambia -- moves his family to South Africa, where they try to transform a bare plot of land into a working farm.
Faith Like Potatoes<\/i> is the inspiring true story of a rugged South African farmer, Angus Buchan, set in the turbulent hills of the Midlands. Angus' manic quest for material success is slowly transformed into a wild love for God and people, as he wrestles with faith, hope, natural disasters and tragic personal loss. Through unlikely friendships and much needed divine intervention, he discovers his life's true purpose, which sustains his unwavering belief in the power of faith. This film…
owa State’s Dan Gable takes on Northwestern’s Clyde Smith in the 150 lbs. finals of the 1970 Midlands. A much-anticipated rematch between Gable and Larry Owings, who handed Gable his lone collegiate loss coincidentally at McGaw Hall during the 1970 NCAA Championships, from the University of Washington was expected to happen in the finals of the 1970 Midlands, but NU’s Smith defeated Owings 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Gable won his fifth of six Midlands titles in 1970.