Detail

Title ID 14202Collection ID1818
Title[Felpham; Tankerton. Festival of Britain and Battersea Funfair]
Date1948 to 1951
CollectionClark Family
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsDance Festival of Britain (1951) Exhibitions Fairgrounds
Location
LocalFelpham Tankerton London
RegionalWest Sussex Kent City of London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionErnest Clark
CameraErnest Clark
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

Friends dance a conga on a beach followed by a wedding and a family visit to the 1951 Festival of Britain funfair site in Battersea Park.

Description

Friends dance a conga on a beach followed by scenes outside The Pilgrim's Rest cafe. Family and guests attend a wedding and shower the happy couple with confetti. London - onboard a Thames pleasure steamer arriving at the 1951 Festival of Britain site with a view of the Skylon. Various views of the Festival of Britain fun-fair at Battersea Park including The Rotor, The Big Dipper and the ornate Guinness Clock in action. Pam and her mum are seen walking amongst the crowds in the park with fountains and a backdrop which harks back to the 1851 Exhibition.