Detail

Title ID 1297Collection ID337
TitleGodalming ‘400’ Celebrations
Date22 June 1974
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeCommemoration Urban Life
KeywordsCarnivals Celebrations Commemorative Events Communities Fetes Local History Parades
Location
LocalGodalming
RegionalSurrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionMr Bignall
LightingMr Bignall
FormatSuper 8mm Colour Sound
Duration10 min. 30 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

An amateur film-maker captures the carnival procession and fete which mark the 400th anniversary of Godalming becoming a Borough. The film has an accompanying brass band music track throughtout [removed from online version]

Description

Majorettes and a marching band lead a procession of floats through the streets of Godalming. Members of the local Girl Guides, brownies and choir, and a steam engine join the parade of themed floats to the park where crowds of people tour the fete stalls.

Stills

A still from Godalming 400 Celebrations (1974)A still from Godalming 400 Celebrations (1974)