|Title ID||12209||Collection ID||1658|
|Title||[Guinea Pig Club Reunions 1982 to 1983]|
|Date||September 1982; February 1983; April 1983|
|Collection||The Guinea Pig Club|
|Theme||Wartime And Military Leisure|
|Keywords||Armed Forces Celebrations Leisure Time Activities Clothing Disabled Persons Second World War (1939-1945) Commemorative Events|
|Format||Super 8mm Colour Silent|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.|
An amateur film showing highlights of a Guinea Pig Club reunion of wartime patients of the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, who had received reconstructive plastic surgery, scenes of the East Grinstead high street, and a gathering outside a building marked "The Guinea Pig". A second reunion is seen in the garden of the Felbridge Hotel.
The film begins with highlights of a Guinea Pig Club reunion at The Copthorne Hotel with a large group gathered in the pub garden.
Scenes also show the high street in East Grinstead with Ye Dorset Arms and Barnwood Hotel, a church and many shop fronts. The film closes with a gathering outside "The Guinea Pig" building, followed by highlights of another club reunion or gathering in the garden at the Felbridge Hotel.