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[Spanish Street Scenes. Religious Procession]
Amateur film-maker Captain William Armstrong films images of Seville as he travels along its streets in a horse and carriage. There is also brief footage of a religious procession wherein an effigy of Christ on the cross is carried aloft through the urban streets, as well of an open-air market.
Carols of Bethlehem
A film of a church nativity play, called the 'Carols of Bethlehem', from 1944, in which the film-maker's daughter, Margaret Newman, plays an angel.
[Pottery; wickerwork; Christmas party; farming]
A home movie featuring children from the Brocklehurst family as they take part in a Christmas party at the their school. The film also features scenes of rural life, such as a potter and basket-weavers at work and a farmer ploughing a field. The film ends with the children picking wild flowers near Mersham, Kent.
[Nativity Play; Christmas Party; Jumble Sale]
|Date||December 1944; 1945||ID||6137|
This film shows several Otford Methodist Church events, including Margaret Newman's nativity play from 1944, The Christmas Tableau Party also in 1944, and the Anniversary Jumble sale held in 1945.
[Holidays in Spain]
|Date||September 1947; May 1952||ID||1455|
Travels across Spain feature in this film, recorded on two separate trips. On the first, Mr Voss drives from Barcelona to Madrid, stopping in Bilbao. On the second, almost five years later, Voss travels from Madrid to Burgos, stopping at Aranda de Duero, Estella and Pamplona. He returns to Madrid via the Guadarrama mountains, and visits Roman monuments at Mérida.
The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
Holiday in North Devon
A film showing a family holiday and domestic scenes in Crawley. The first part shows the children paddling in the North Devon sea, playing on the rocks and building sandcastles. The second part shows the family playing in a playground and attending a Harvest Festival event at Three Bridges Free Church. The children help to rake fallen leaves in a garden, celebrating (a birthday or Christmas ?) with presents and on an outing to the countryside.
[Up North; Motorcycle Racing; Wilsford Heath Farm]
|Date||1949; 1950; [1951?]||ID||1456|
This film features collected scenes from trips to the English countryside, beginning with Stretton village in Easter 1949. This is followed by horse racing at Huntingdon, motorcycle racing at Cadwell Park, and scenes filmed over several months at Wilsford Heath Farm, Ancaster. The film finishes with footage of Riverside Farm near Stowmarket.
[Three Bridges Free Church: Harvest Festival; Youth Rally Party]
|Date||10-18 July 1949||ID||9147|
This film shows a gathering of local Sunday school patrons waiting to enter a hall for their tea, and a Harvest Festival celebration at Three Bridges Free Church (Montefiore Hall), with vegetable offerings on a large tiered platform. The second part of the film shows a Church Youth Rally gathering in a marquee for a party, with food and drink laid out in a banqueting style. The film ends with a series of children's party games.
[Great Walstead School; Harvest Festival; Veterans Party; Sunday School Outing; School Sports Day]
|Date||1949; 1950; 1953; 10 June 1954; 12 June 1954; 24 July 1954; 14 August 1954||ID||9153|
This edited film shows various seasonal events including: a first day at school; Harvest Festival; The Three Bridges Free Church Veterans' Christmas Party; a family Christmas celebration; a military parade with marching band from St Lawrence College Combined Cadet Force; a Sunday School outing to Littlehampton (Butlin's Littlehampton in background) and a Great Walstead School Sports day.
[Whit Monday Rally: Sports; Speech]
This short colour film shows a Whit Monday Free Church gathering with the group standing by the side of a road. There are also scenes of a Great Walstead School sports day, with a fancy dress race and a speech from a teacher/Head Teacher (?). [The film has some damage]
This amateur film features a Catholic religious procession at a church in Haywards Heath, with the group carrying a statue of St Maria. People associated with the Roman Catholic Church in Haywards Heath are seen processing from the church; they carry various banners and religious symbols. A religious ceremony is then conducted in the grounds of a large house.
|Date||3 July 1958||ID||1643|
A professional record of the ninth Lambeth Conference, an assembly of Anglican Bishops at Lambeth Palace in London.
[St Lawrence College CCF; Harvest Festival; Bournemouth; Silver City Aircraft at Manston; Cricket at Hastings]
|Date||1959; 27 September 1959; 1960||ID||9166|
This edited film shows scenes of a St Lawrence College CCF military demonstration with a military band, a field of poppies, and family group portraits in a garden. A harvest festival celebration takes place at the Three Bridges Free Church with flowers and vegetables on the stage. An outing to Milford-on-Sea, is followed by further scenes of a Military band display. The next sequence shows a HP81 Hermes 4A Silver City aeroplane (G-ALDU) at Manston Airfield and a cricket match at the Devonshire Terrace, Hastings.
[Family Holiday in Spain]
A compilation of home movie footage which features a family motorholiday to Spain.
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