Title ID 13492Collection ID962
TitleShopping Week
Date[ca. mid - late 1930s]
CollectionHarry Clifford Edmed
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionCommunity
ThemeUrban Life
KeywordsParades Shopping Urban Areas Uniforms Armed Forces Motor Vehicles Music Fancy dress Passenger Vehicles Celebrations
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionHarry Clifford Edmed
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.


An amateur film of events in Weybridge for 'Shopping Week'.


The film opens with a group of girls dressed in Highland dress as a marching band and crowds gathered to watch the many varied events including the arrival of a celebrity in a fur coat met with a bouquet of flowers, a parade with marching bands, a football match, and demonstrations by the fire brigade and Woodham & Byfleet Division St John's Ambulance lowering a casualty out of a window above a shop front.

Later a group of men dress in fancy dress clothing play a Hockey match, and E. Rogers and Sons lead a model aircraft flying demonstration for a group of children on the playing field.

Views of High Street and Baker Street shop fronts that includes Davis Dyers Cleaners, Mac Fisheries, Boots the Chemist, H.C.Edmed & Co,(The film makers business), Raymonds, E.W.Farrow and Lloyds Bank Limited.


A black and white still image taken from TID 13492, showing a group photography style image of a group of men dressed in fancy dressed and women's clothing, holding Hockey sticks ready to play a match. The group are stood on a recreation ground in Weybridge, Surrey.