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[Cuckfield Fire Brigade]
|Date||[ca. 1920s - 1930s]||ID||3115|
An amateur film showing Cuckfield Fire Brigade giving several public demonstrations in Cuckfield Park (?), a nighttime fire at a large house, and children tobogganing in the snow.
Cricket at Cuckfield
|Date||27 July 1929||ID||3087|
A compilation of scenes that includes a group gathered in a garden and a cricket match in Cuckfield.
[Galas; Parades; Rallies]
This film shows a series of St George's Day Parades, County Camps, a troop of Scouts building a Nissen hut and individual Scout and Guide troop events from across the Mid-Sussex region.
[Scout and Guide Parade at Cuckfield; Guide Parade Inspection at Haywards Heath]
Guides and Scouts parade in the street and into in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield with church lych gate in the background, followed by a parade of Guides in Haywards Heath (St Wilfrid's Church) and by a Guide leaders inspection of various companies, with William John Genese (?).
[Hospitals Fetes and Village Fairs]
|Date||[ca. 1957]; 15 July 1959; 30 April 1960||ID||8336|
This collection of colour films provide highlights of several Hospital fund-raising fairs and village fetes in Cuckfield and Haywards Heath, featuring village amusements, sports games and fairgrounds. Harry Secombe visits Haywards Heath Hospital to open a local market within the hospital grounds.
[Club Compilation: Scouting Activities; Gardens; Charlie Chaplin [HCR]; Trip to London Zoo]
|Date||1959; June 1961; [ca. 1960s?]||ID||8341|
This film opens with the combined Cuckfield and Balcombe Cub Scout packs in a camp, along with the family attending a children's sports day event in Balcombe. This is followed by views of a formal garden and house; a fiction film 'The Two Imps'; a family trip to London and Chesington Zoo; and mixed views of a village fair with games and stalls. The final film is a single shot of a man asleep on a log.
[Cine Club Events Compilation]
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, the Bluebell Railway, a donkey race meeting and fete at Cuckfield, and the model railway at Beech Hurst Park in Haywards Heath.
Haywards Heath 1962
This amateur newsreel style film, tours Haywards Heath, exploring everyday life in the town and surrounding areas. Divided into sections, the film explores 'The Environs', 'Recreation', 'Education', 'The Shops', 'Religion' and 'Municipal Matters' with views of parks, gardens, landmarks and buildings with additional material from newspapers.
Dolphin Fair 1964; [Bluebell]; Donkey Races at Cuckfield 1945; [Beech Hurst Railway]; Veteran Car Rally London-Brighton 1963
|Date||1963 - 1965||ID||3119|
A compilation of amateur material showing the Dolphin Fair at Haywards Heath, steam trains on the Bluebell Railway, donkey racing at a fair in Cuckfield, the miniature trains of the Beech Hurst model railway, and the veteran cars on the London to Brighton race.
4th Hove St. Philips Girl Guide Camps
|Date||1964; 1965; 1967||ID||4133|
An amateur silent film which features the 4th Hove St. Philips Girl Guides on camp in the 1960s. The girls and their leaders are seen involved in various tasks on camp at Kirdford, Handcross and Cuckfield. The film also includes footage of the group outside St. Philips Church, Hove waiting to be picked up to be taken to camp in a removal van.
Under the guise of a couple looking for a house in the Sussex countryside, the film shows the villages of Lindfield, Ditchling, Cuckfield, Fletchling, Horsted Keynes, Hurstpierpoint, Ardingly and Balcombe. The narrator talks about the history of each village .
Cuckfield Silver Jubilee
An upbeat and lively amateur film documenting the Queen's Jubilee celebrations at Cuckfield and preparations leading up to them. Local residents are seen making the decorations for the town and exhibitions and demonstrations are arranged. Shots of locals taking part in the pageant and other celebrations. The film concludes with a toast to the Queen and the national anthem.
On the Run
|Date||7 May 2000; 2001||ID||5540|
This edited colour film captured by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society features highlights of the the Historic Commercial Vehicles Society’s London to Brighton Run in 2000. Several historical vehicles are seen in close up along the route, accompanied by a voice over explaining the purpose of the event and locations of the vehicles with time stamps to show progress. The film closes with a montage of the event. [Audio removed for online]
Mid Sussex Newsreel 2003
Members of Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society record various community events in the local area during 2003.
The Happy Journey
This colour fantasy animation is about two characters: 'Shi Shi In The Ground' and 'Sunny Ghost Head', that go on an adventure to look for a book. Along the way they meet some interesting people that tell them where to go using a different forms of transportation. The film has subtitles, music and voice over narration throughout.
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