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Coronation celebrations; Old Rectory Fete; Horsted Fair
|Date||2 June 1953; 4 July 1953; 25 May 1957||ID||2429|
This amateur film features three separate events which took place in Horsted Keynes during the 1950s. The beginning of the film features coronation celebrations, the middle shows the Old Rectory fete and the final and longest section features the Horsted Fair, which includes footage of Lady Irene Astor.
Horsted Keynes Women’s Institute
Members of the Women's Institute hold a monthly meeting at the historic listed building of 'Treemans' in Horsted Keynes in this colour film from 1954.
[Autumn and Spring; St George's Parades]
|Date||24 April 1955; 1965||ID||9954|
This film shows several parades by the Haywards Heath District Scouts. The first is at St Giles Church, Hortsed Keynes. The second at St Wilfrid's Church, with a gathering on Muster Green. The next section shows Autumn scenes featuring woodland and Balcombe Viaduct, followed by Spring flowers; ending with another parade.
Engines in Steam
On the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, several one-third size engines are seen being prepared and travelling along the narrow gauge track. With locomotives including 'Hercules', 'Hurricane' and 'Winston Churchill'. On the Bluebell Railway, daytrippers ride behind locomotives including 'Bluebell', 'Birch Grove' and the Adams Radial Tank.
The Fair is set up and the parade arrives with decorated floats. The Fair includes a children's fancy dress competition, Maypole dancing, cake stalls and teas, Morris dancers, horse rides, trampolining, races and games.
A film produced by Tom Martin, a founding member of the Bluebell Railway Preservation Society, recording the restoration, naming ceremony and first journey taken by the Earl of Berkeley 3217 steam locomotive after its acquisition by the Bluebell Railway in the early 1960s.
[Pre-Restoration Dukedog Material]
Bluebell Railway scenes filmed by Tom Martin, a founding member of the Bluebell Railway Preservation Society, of The Earl of Berkeley Dukedog class 9017 and the Bluebell 323, passengers and workers, in the 1960s.
[Rural Scenes; Outings; Holidays; Bluebell Railway; Eastbourne Trams; Rough Sea at Seaford]
|Date||1960 - 1962||ID||4154|
A compilation of home movie material which includes footage of hunting with hounds, family outings to beaches, and holidays to the Westcountry.
[Eynsford Friary; Storm at Hastings]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7921|
A film showing scenes around East Sussex and Bexley (Kent) interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car. Scenes include the Eynsford Friary in Bexley, travel on the Bluebell Railway, Hastings Old Town, seafront, Hastings Miniature and funicular railway and several beach scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea.
A documentary created by Trevor White about restoring the Bluebell Line as a heritage railway, after its closure as a transport service. The film shows the journey from Sheffield Park to Horsted Keynes before restoration, and includes the people involved in the restoration; the process of clearing the tracks and cleaning up the station buildings.
[The Bluebell Line]
This short silent film provides highlights of the film-maker's trip to The Bluebell Railway, Sussex. The film features views of several engines, carriages and platforms, accompanied by views of the surrounding countryside from onboard a train.
[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.
“Dukedog” Arrival at Bluebell
Tom Martin, a founding member of the Bluebell Railway Preservation Society, follows The Earl of Berkeley Dukedog class 9017 locomotive on its journey from Kensington Olympia Station in London to Horsted Keynes in West Sussex to join the Bluebell line in 1962.
[Family Scenes; Hike and Outing; Wedding]
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4132|
An amateur silent film which features a number of events, outings and scenes of everyday life connected with the Osborne family. The film also includes some street scenes in Brighton and Hove.
How Do You Go?
Amateur footage of the modes of transport people use whilst enjoying leisure time pursuits, including horseriding on the beach, canal barges, the Bluebell Railway, the Eastbourne Electric tram, and a variety of sea-going boats. The film was made by members of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
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