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This film shows the work of the Herne Bay A.R.P. service during the early years of the Second World War. ARP Members train for bomb and gas-attacks; practising extinguishing incendiary devices and simulating the treatment of casualties. The film also shows a large-scale dress rehearsal for a gas attack and a multi-service parade.
Festival Celebrations In Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||11628|
This film shows events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a festival service at the Cathedral, scenes of the exhibition in the City centre, and finally a procession of historical tableau and scenes from Kent's history.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1953 Coronation Year
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. Thjs film includes major events of 1953 including the Great Storm early in the year, Herne Bay Golf Club, the town carnival, Coronation celebrations, the Conservative garden party and finishes with the 'Cripplecraft' charity fete.
Using a loose narrative, this film shows aspects of photography via a camera shop, a photographer at a wedding, and films being developed from negatives to photographic prints at Erricks camera shop in Bradford.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1963
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay in 1963. The film includes Winter scenes, St Bart's Church Fete, the hospital fete, the making of the movie 'French Dressing' , The Carnival and the last sailing of the paddle steamer 'Medway Queen'
[Ramsgate to Richmond]
This film shows a family boat trip from Ramsgate around the North Kent Coast, through central London to Richmond Pier on the River Thames.
[Canterbury Cricket and Wedding]
This film shows a match at the Kent County Cricket Club's ground at St Lawrence, Canterbury. The film focuses on the spectators rather than the match showing the crowds arriving, watching in deckchairs and in the hospitality tents. There are also scenes of a family wedding in Canterbury.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1969 
One of a series of newsreels featuring events in the town of Herne Bay in 1969 and 1970. The film includes coastal protection works, the Hospital Fete, the Archbishop of Canterbury at a Reculver ceremony, then in 1970 sailing, the Carnival, the destruction of the pier pavilion, a Fete, Road development, an exhibition and market, tennis, and shops.
[The Construction of the Pier Pavilion at Herne Bay]
This film shows the various phases in the construction of a new Herne Bay Pier Pavilion, designed by the film-maker - Architect John Clague. The film includes scenes of the work being carried out, views of the structure, the opening ceremony and of the finished pier filmed from the shore.
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