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[Brighton Swimming Club: Beach Snapshots part 2]
A compilation of black & white and colour films made by Brighton Swimming Club member Roger Dunford, featuring swimming club members, activities and related scenes on Brighton beach and Black Rock from the mid to late 1940s.
|Date||1946 - 1954; ||ID||10039|
Beach Snapshots showing scenes of the Brighton Swimming Club from the Roger Dunford 16mm film collection with added soundtrack and interviews from members of the swimming club; including some oral history extracts and photographs. This was part of a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2011.
Surbiton Swimming Gala in Modern School Cricket Week
Pupils at the co-educational Modern School in Surbiton in 1947 play football and cricket on local playing fields. The boys also participate in diving practice and swimming races, cheered on by schoolmates. The school was founded in 1924 before closing in 1955.
Family Favourites. A “Moving” Record of Family Events Through The Years; Scrapbook For 1948; News Review 1949
|Date||1947 - 1949||ID||3118|
Three home movie compilations made by a member of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society which include footage of family gatherings, outings and holidays.
Film of members of the Ellis family on a caravanning holiday in Somerset. Amidst many shots capturing the Somerset landscape, two women and a boy are seen visiting the Roman baths in Bath, having lunch outside their caravan, visiting local towns, going to a farm and bathing in the sea.
[Family scenes at Seaford]
Film by Lance House of a family holiday at Seaford and Beachy Head. The family have a picnic in a field, children paddle and swim in the sea, play in the sand, look out over the cliffs at Beachy Head, go for a ride on a miniature railway, and are seen leaving the Queen’s Hotel in Seaford.
[OMCC Outing; Folkestone & Dymchurch]
Documenting the Otford Methodist Children's Church outing to Folkestone and Dymchurch in 1948, this film shows the Newman family with their fellow church members by the seaside.
[Holiday at Westgate]
Mrs Newman, her daughter and a young boy spend days at the beach at Westgate-on-Sea, building sand castles and taking part in a fancy dress parade.
[Bathing at Botany Bay; Children]
This colour and black and white family film shows a family on a seaside holiday, in Botany Bay, Broadstairs. The film also shows mixed views of a mare and foal in a field, a child playing with its shadow, playing in a muddy puddle, and a baby in a pram. The final film taken in 1950 at Spratling Court Farm, shows two children playing in the garden on a blanket with their toys.
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.
[Holiday in Jersey]
Film of the Emberton family on holiday in Jersey filmed by the father, Joseph Emberton. The film shows the St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel where they stayed, with panoramas of the bay and surrounding landscape. The film features his wife Kathleen and teenage daughters Jocelyn and Gillian on the beach, body boarding and on outings.
Sands of Time
A publicity film in which a young American man writes a letter to a vicar he met during his stay in East Sussex. Back in America he recalls the places he visited; his letter forms the spoken narrative over the images.
[Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party]
|Date||1949 - 1956; 6 July 1957||ID||9154|
This edited film taken over several years, shows various Three Bridges Church trips and Christmas parties. The Sunday School children are taken on outings to Eastbourne and Littlehampton beaches and seaside attractions.
[Bognor Regis Holidays 1949 to 1958]
|Date||1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1956 1957; 1958||ID||9311|
Colour film of Queen's Road Baptist Church, Wimbledon's Sunday School outings to Bognor Regis beach over nine years in the 1950s. In each trip adults and children from the group are seen gathering outside the church and then at the seaside. The children are filmed on the beach, getting changed, playing in the water, eating ice cream, and playing beach cricket.
This edited colour and black and white film features a Scouting pack at the Twyford Scout Camp. The film opens with views of the River Thames, a lock surrounded by flowers and mixed views of a church. The film also includes views of the River Loddon and the Ford across the Old River, Twyford followed by mixed views of the Scouts setting up camp in a large field and playing games and sports with their families.
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