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[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.
[Ancient and Modern, Three Bridges Free Church]
|Date||1949 - 1963||ID||9152|
This film shows scenes around Three Bridges, in Crawley, between 1949-1963. The film includes: a children's party; a miniature train ride; a visit to the seaside; building new houses; Queen Elizabeth II opening Queens' Square Shopping Centre; construction of the new Three Bridges Free Church; Punch and Judy; and a school outing with an American West theme.
[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.
[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.
[First Day at School; Fifth Birthday; Festival of Britain]
This edited film shows scenes of the Festival of Britain South Bank Exhibition, an outing of the Three Bridges Free Church and a trip to London. The film also includes several family occasions that includes meeting a new baby, first day at school, a fifth birthday, a wedding and cutting and eating a home-grown apple in the garden.
[Prizes; Golden Wedding Anniversary]
|Date||1951 - 1952||ID||9158|
This short, edited film shows children at a prize-giving ceremony in the Church Hall [Montefiore Hall ?], followed by scenes of a large group gathered outside the Bungalow Cafe [Littlehampton?], and a close-up of a newspaper clipping detailing a golden wedding anniversary.
[Weddings; Three Bridges Sisterhood London Outing]
|Date||16 June 1956; 15 June 1957; 1957||ID||9161|
This edited film features members of the Three Bridges Sisterhood sitting inside Three Bridges Free Church and on an outing to London. A large group of children is then seen gathered at a swimming pool (?) followed by scenes of three separate weddings with exterior shots of Crabbet Park House and several churches, including Crawley United Reformed Church, Southgate Hall (both under construction), and St John The Baptist Church, Crawley.
[RHS Chelsea Flower Show; Church Seaside Outing]
|Date||1959; [ca. 1956 - 1957]||ID||9165|
This edited colour film shows a visit to the Grand Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with close-ups of the "Dobbies" display and others; and a Three Bridges Free Church Sunday School outing to Littlehampton beach. The children swim, sunbathe and eat Ice lollies on the sand. The film closes with a group of teenage girls and adults playing a game of rounders on the Hazelwick School playing field, followed by a picnic lunch.
[In Every Season: Spring; Babies; Sunday School Seaside Outing Bexhill; Whipsnade Zoo; Weddings; Senior Outing; Winter]
|Date||1958 - 1962; 8 September 1962||ID||9164|
This extended intertitled film shows: outings to several public gardens and woodlands; several group portraits of families with babies; a Primary School outing; a trip to the rural valley of Dovedale and Ilam; a visit to Chatsworth House; Sunday School outings to Littlehampton and Bexhill-on-Sea; a compilation of wedding groups outside churches; and a set of Senior group outings to Littlehampton, Amberley, and Arundel. The final sequence includes a firework and Bonfire party in Crawley.
[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.
[Visit: Crawley Shopping Centre; Church; Gardens; Ridley’s Corner House]
This short film shows the Queens' Square Shopping Centre, Crawley with fountain and bandstand; a group of adults gathered outside a house or Guest House 'The Plyon'; a wide shot of the New Three Bridges Free Church with a large crowd of School children outside (some damage to film); a Senior group outing to Sheffield Park House and Gardens; and a group of adults in the Garden of the Ridley's Corner House.
[Two Weddings: Suzanne and Olive]
This film showing two weddings. The first is at Three Bridges Free Church, with several portrait shots of the wedding party outside and in a garden. The second wedding is at West Croydon Baptist Church, with a reception at the adjacent Spurgeon Hall. The minister of the Church, Rev. Geoffrey King, features in the portrait shots of the second wedding group and several red Routemaster buses can be seen in the rear of the shots.
[Wedding Brian and Eileen]
|Date||11 September 1965||ID||9175|
This family film shows Brian and Eileen's wedding at Three Bridges Free Church. The Bride and Groom stand outside the church for photographs, followed by a series of shots of the wedding party. Several of the group tie items to the couple's car outside the reception venue. Several bridesmaids try and gather the confetti off the floor after the couple have left. The second part shows a gathering at Ridley's Corner House for a game of Croquet and children playing in the garden.
[Miniature Railway; Baby; Wedding Couple]
This film shows a group outing to Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway, with several adults and children riding on the train. Brian and EIleen outside are seen at Three Bridges Free Church and with a pram on a walk. A brief shot shows a baby crawling on a rug. The final part shows a bride and groom outside Three Bridges Free Church with a small gathering of friends and family, A wide view shows a large old house and garden laid to lawn.
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