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[VE Day Celebrations in Brighton]
Filmed over several days, the VE Day celebrations in Brighton are captured here by an unknown amateur film-maker. The jubilant atmosphere is evident in the many street scenes.
New Faces Come Back
This partially-dramatised documentary traces the story of Jim, a flight engineer in the Royal Canadian Air Force who was badly burned during a Second World War aircraft accident. Jim undergoes reconstructive surgery and social rehabilitation at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. His experiences earn him membership in the notorious Guinea Pig Club.
VE Day themed Lydd Club Day 1946
VE Day themed annual Club Day celebrations in Lydd taking place 8th June 1946 on the Rype and on the High Street. Please note: this film contains images which are racially offensive. We have left the film in its original state to ensure historical accuracy.
The Ashford Carnival and Shopping Week
|Date||8 - 12 October 1949||ID||753|
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.
[Scout Camp Activities]
This film shows views of several Cubs and Scouts preparing camp on Ashenground campsite, (Balcombe and Slaugham ?) followed by views of various activities, a prize-giving presentation and views of the woodland plants and flowers around the site.
|Date||9 July 1949||ID||9926|
This colour film shows a village fair at Balcombe House attended and supported by local district Scouts and Guides. The Scouts and Guides perform and demonstrate several activities for the watching public.
A Church Outing to Chessington Zoo and Two Trips to Box Hill
|Date||1949 - 1950 - 1951||ID||10816|
An amateur film documenting the children at North Cheam Junior Church on three separate outings between 1949 and 1951. The first outing takes place at Chessington Zoo and the other outings take place at Box Hill on two separate occasions.
[OMCC Outing to Bexhill]
|Date||2 July 1950||ID||6144|
Members of Otford Methodist Children’s Church travel by train to Bexhill-on-Sea and spend the day paddling, swimming, riding in Pedalos, rowing boats and playing leap frog on the beach.
A film showing cricketers at play during a match as documented by an amateur film-maker in the 1950s.
This colour film follows a large steam ship or ferry coming into dock at Newhaven. This is followed by views of the Hope Inn public house near West Beach, with cars and people outside the pub. On the water at Newhaven several boats, a yacht and pleasure craft pass by, with views of the harbour, including a train engine marked '6241'.
Royal Visit; Richmond Royal Horse Show; Freemen School
|Date||1950 - 1951||ID||10819|
An amateur film documenting two children's upbringing including a royal visit, a horse show and a school event between 1950 and 1951.
Festival Year + Summer Interlude + Lancing Old Time Dance Association
Scenes of a parade through Shoreham, a family holiday in Sussex and outings to Weymouth and Kent by the Lancing Old Time Dance Association, filmed and compiled with intertitles by Frank Kessler.
The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
[Southern Railway Orphanage - Life at the Home]
This is a colourful portrait of the children of the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking enjoying various leisure pursuits. The amateur film uses extracts from a child's letter as intertitles, providing a narrative for the images.
Royal Celebration Coronation Lindfield
|Date||2 June 1953||ID||3414|
This amateur film captures the residents of Lindfield celebrating the coronation of HRH Queen Elizabeth II at numerous outdoor events.
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