Title ID 13471Collection ID962
Title[Holidays - Sussex and the North West of England]
Date[ca. 1940s]
CollectionHarry Clifford Edmed
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionHoliday
KeywordsBeaches Landscape Lakes Storms Piers [Palace Pier, Brighton] Monuments Leisure Time Activities Buildings Religious Buildings Second World War (1939-1945) Passenger Vehicles Houses Rural Areas Urban Areas Transport
LocalLewes Brighton Lake District Manchester
RegionalBrighton and Hove East Sussex Cumbria Lancashire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionHarry Clifford Edmed
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.


An amateur film opening with scenes of Lewes and Brighton following with a trip to the Lake District in Cumbria and Manchester city centre.


Opening shots of Lewes Castle and the High Street, Brighton beach during a gale, Brighton Pavilion filmed from East Street, the Palace Pier and waves crashing the shoreline along the undercliff path by Black Rock and at Rottingdean.

The next part of the film is of a trip to the Lake District, mainly rural landscape views close to Hawkshead and Lakes Coniston and Windermere with stops at other villages, coastal towns to include the bustling St Peter's Square, with Manchester Central Library and a bomb damaged church.


A black and white still image taken from TID 13471, showing the exterior and main entrance of Manchester Central Library on St Peter's Square, Manchester.