In April and May, the Dukes arts centre in Lancaster is putting on a new play telling the story of the Blackburn film-makers, Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon. Details can be found here: http://www.dukes-lancaster.org/theatre/the-life-and-times-mitchell-kenyon.
The Dukes will also be screening a selection of their films shot in the local area on the 27th March with live musical accompaniment. details of the screening can be found here: http://www.dukes-lancaster.org/event/mitchell-kenyon-north-lancashire-and-cumbria
As background, this 2005 newspaper article tells the story of the discovery of a cache of the films of these previously neglected early film-makers: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2005/jan/07/1