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Blanco’s Seventh Time South
This film shows a return visit from a family friend/relative (?) Blanco, and multiple visits by Blanco and Arthur Pearce to see friends and relatives in the Maidstone area. The film also details a trip to Folkestone, visiting the Leas Cliff rock gardens, the Bandstand and seafront. The pair also walk along the Medway river at Allington Lock and visit Allington Castle.
[Spring Camping; Tree Lopping; Folkestone Holiday]
This edited colour family film shows an extended family on holiday at a camp site in the New Forest; on a beach holiday in Folkestone and together at home in the Laleham garden.
[Sandhurst Ceremony of the Queen's Medal]
This film shows a family outing to the RAF Manston museum; the family's camping holiday in Folkestone with a visit to the Leas Cliff funicular railway; and the Soverign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, with the award of the Queen's Medal by HRH Princess Margaret to Andrew Ridgway.
[Folkestone Beach Holiday; Baby]
This colour film shows the family on a beach holiday in Folkestone, building sandcastles on the beach and swimming in the sea with an inflatable Lilo. The second scene shows brief shots of the family on holiday at a camp site near a cliff edge. The final film shows close-up shots of a mother and her baby sat in the garden, later joined by a young boy.
Demolition in Folkestone
|Date||1972 - 1987||ID||770|
An amateur film with a musical soundtrack which shows scenes of the redevelopment of Folkestone during the 1970s and 1980s. The opening title states, "We apologize for the below-average quality of some of the scenes in this film. They have been included because of their unrepeatable nature."
Pupils from Astor Secondary Modern School in Dover present a filmic diary of their educational holiday to Capel and the surrounding area.
Maytime For Blanco
A compilation of family film capturing several social events and domestic scenes in the Maidstone area of Kent. These include a Bingo (?) or board games event at a village hall, views of local cricket and bowls matches on a playing field; street scenes around Maidstone prison, and domestic scenes in a garden.
Enough to Make Your Hair Curl
A working day at Rosalie’s, a small hairdressing salon on Bournemouth Road, Folkestone. The film has a music soundtrack.
Blanco, Episode Nine
|Date||24 July 1976 [?]||ID||5845|
This colour film shows a visit from a family friend/relative (?) Blanco, with scenes of visits to friends and relatives in the Maidstone area. The film also details a trip to Folkestone, visiting the bandstand and the seafront. Followed by scenes of the Maidstone Carnival and at Leeds Castle, Maidstone.
An amateur film featuring events in London, Hythe and Folkestone celebrating the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. The film also includes scenes recorded directly from television of the Royal Family and The Queen's coronation, and has music soundtracks and intertitles throughout.
It Happened in 1979
An amateur compilation of national, local and domestic news stories as they unfold during 1979. The film includes a commentary, soundtrack and numerous shots of newspaper headlines and television footage highlighting events which occurred during the year, focussing heavily on the 'Winter of Discontent'.
Walk around Folkestone
This film takes the form of a sight-seeing walk through Folkestone, following a man as he visits various streets and landmarks.
The Story of Shorncliffe Military Cemetery
|Date||1980; [1986?]; [1989?]||ID||871|
This amateur film with music and commentary recounts the histories of the Shorncliffe Military Camp and Cemetery, recording in detail the gravestones which pepper the hillside overlooking the coastline.
Some Corner of a Foreign Field
An edited and titled travelogue film depicting a trip to Belgium, beginning with scenes of a visit to the grave of a relative at Woods Cemetery (First World War Allies Cemetery). The film also includes views of the St. Paul & St. Peter's Church in Ostend, the town of Damme, and the many historical sites of Bruges, including the Belfry, the Basilica of the Holy Blood, a canal boat ride, the Markt Square and Provincial Court.
[Apple Fayre; swimming pool; light railway; paddle steamer 'Waverley']
An amateur home movie featuring family activities at various locations in Kent. The Sykes family on trips out to an Apple Fayre, picnicing, swimming and spending time at the beach. Family members ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway and the paddle steamer Waverley.
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