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A Molesey Pageant
A short film showing a medieval-themed fete taking place on Tagg’s Island on the River Thames. The pageant is part of a fundraising fete in aid of the widows’ and orphans’ fund of the National Fire Brigades Union.
[Local News Film, Hastings]
This film records people and events in the coastal town of Hastings in 1914.
|Date||20 July 1927||ID||444|
The first part of the film shows the mayor and other dignitaries laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, followed by a parade through the streets. The second part of the film shows scenes from a pageant dramatising historical events associated with Bexhill. Intertitles introduce each scene.
[Local Scenes and Family Pictures]
A compilation of films by an amateur film-maker. The films include family outings, scenes at a livestock market and a historical pageant. The pageant also includes a brief scene showing Christopher Robin Milne (son of author A.A.Milne) leading a group of children dressed as characters from his father's books: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and Kanga.
The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking
|Date||[1926? - 1933]||ID||1586|
This compilation illustrates life for the children and their relatives, staff and local volunteers at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage in Woking during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Each sequence is introduced with intertitles.
The film shows Rochester Castle grounds, bands parading and view of the watching crowds. Regiments are seen parading for local officials and military personnel.
[Children at Play; Seaside; Pageant]
A black and white film featuring children at play both in a garden and at the beach. The film closes with scenes of historical re-enactments at the Runnymede pageant.
Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Bognor Regis
This black and white film provides highlights of a parade with procession and floats in Bognor Regis for HM George V Jubilee Celebration. The parade is followed by a sports display on a playing field, a fire brigade demonstration and closes with a fireworks display.
[School Pageant Play]
|Date||1937; 1939; [1946?]||ID||3231|
This compilation of home movie material records historical play which take place in the grounds of a private school. The pupils are joined by adults in re-enactments of events throughout the ages, up to the present day.
Canterbury 1937 Part 3
|Date||2 July 1937 - 14 July 1937||ID||11572|
Part 3 of a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh showing the key occasions and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area during July 1937. The film includes Presentation of Colours to the Kent Branch of the British Red Cross, Conservative Garden Meeting, Pageant in Deanery Garden, Roman Catholic Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Opening of the new Hospital and a visit to the Kent County Agricultural Show (only clip of the Show online).
[Hove Camp Site; St. George's Day]
This Scouting fllm shows scenes from camps, parades and swimming activities by several troops of Cub, Boy and Rover Scouts.
[Fernhurst School May Day Revels]
|Date||[1944 - 1945?]||ID||4514|
The May Day Celebrations of Fernhurst School are captured in this amateur silent film. Pupils, some decorated in folk costume, parade through the village to a nearby field, where they take part in maypole and other traditional dancing. The May Queen helps to serve tea to the children before they return to the school.
VE Day themed Lydd Club Day 1946
VE Day themed annual Club Day celebrations in Lydd taking place 8th June 1946 on the Rype and on the High Street. Please note: this film contains images which are racially offensive. We have left the film in its original state to ensure historical accuracy.
[Holidays to the Westcountry and Scotland]
An amateur film-maker films family holidays to the South West and Scotland. The holidaymakers tour the coastline and villages of the Westcounty, stopping at Stonehenge on their way home to the South East. They visit the east coast of Scotland in the following year, stopping at Dundee and St Andrews before travelling into the Highlands. The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.
Daily Express Air Pageant at Gatwick
This film opens with footage of aerobatics demonstrations, including one by the American champion, Betty Skelton, before flyovers by two new aeroplanes, the Candair Argonaut and the Boeing Stratocruiser, amongst other aircraft including a helicopter and a biplane. The final demonstration is of a simulated attack by Meteor 4 fighter jets upon an enemy radar post, featuring paratroops.
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