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Maidstone Tuesday Market, January 12th 1932
This black and white newsreel style film follows events at a working livestock market and egg packing company in Maidstone, Kent. Several auctioneers are shown in close-up selling livestock, with dialogue illustrated by titles. The second film shows a business owner and some of his workers at an egg packing factory.
|Date||1934 - 1959||ID||4692|
This film compilation spans the three decades and shows changes taking place in the town before, during and after the Second World War. The film features the construction of a new lido in 1934, wartime scenes in the town, winter sledging and skiing in 1948, the Coronation parade in 1953, a circus with Elephants walking the streets and scenes of building work, demolition and traffic in the town.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
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.
Kent Yachting Week Dover 1954
This film shows the yacht racing that took place during the Kent Yachting Week 1954. It shows various classes of boat taking part. The camera gives an all round view of Dover Harbour, showing the East and West Docks, together with the Castle above the town.
I. [Beech Hurst]; II. The Gardener
|Date||[ca. mid 1950s]||ID||3368|
A two film compilation. The first film shows Beach Hurst park and railway, near Haywards Heath with shots of the park, train sheds and the small gauge model railway being operated by several men. Film two shows a mix of unedited scenes for a Haywards Heath Cine society drama, on the theme of a village craft and garden show.
[Balcombe to Brighton]
This colour film provides a portrait of life in the seaside town of Brighton. The journey opens with the film-maker boarding a Southern Train at Balcombe Station to arrive at Brighton. Mixed views follow of the roads and streets along the seafront, viewing the Old Steine, Victoria Gardens, Palace Pier, Volk's Electric Railway, Peter Pan's amusement park and playground, and the sea front towards Hove Bowling Green.
[Gala Day at Chichester; Visit by the Queen]
|Date||26 [?] and 30 July, 1956||ID||3103|
A short film showing activities at a fete and a few days later the HM The Queen’s visit to Chichester in 1956
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'
[County Library Chichester]
|Date||1965 - 1966||ID||8034|
The construction of Chichester County Library is captured in this amateur film from the 1960s.
[At the Seaside]
Amateur film about the services provided by the State including education, health and leisure. The film shows scenes of Brighton and Hove town and seafront, accompanied by a commentary.
A Taste for Honey
This colour film with soundtrack and narrative, demonstrates the practice of beekeeping over the course of a year. The process starts with the preparation of the hives, the construction and waxing of the frames, the management of bee populations and extracting honey from the hives, all on a domestic farm in Hampshire. The film has opening and closing titles.
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.
A Telescopic View
This colour film opens with a narrative from the film-maker on his passion for astronomy, explaining the process of creating a telescope mirror for a 6 inch reflecting telescope and demonstrating the first stage of grinding and shaping a telescope mirror on a table at home. Views of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (Equatorial Group) and the Isaac Newton Telescope Dome, Herstmonceux complete the film.
South Downs Way
This amateur colour travelog-style documentary follows the route of the South Downs Way, accompanied by a voiceover providing historical narrative on the route and local history of the areas it passes through. Members of the public walk, horse ride and fly model aircraft on the landscape. This film was awarded the Sussex Film Festival 1978 Challenge Cup Winner and won a certificate in the 1978 SERIAC competition.
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