Detail

Title ID 753Collection ID176
TitleThe Ashford Carnival and Shopping Week
Date8 - 12 October 1949
CollectionSonny Hanson
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
KeywordsCarnivals Children Communities Leisure Time Activities
Location
LocalAshford
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
CameraJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration7 min. 50 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

The Corn Exchange plays host to two events during The Ashford Carnival and Shopping Week. The first, the crowning of the Carnival Queen, takes place outside the building, watched by a large crowd. The second, the Grand Baby Show, takes place in the main hall where the young entrants are entertained by a man dressed as a baby.

Stills

a still from 'The Ashford Carnival and Shopping Week' (1949)