Title ID 1687Collection ID105
TitleA Gowlland Film 1954
CollectionGowlland Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeFamily Life Seaside Transport
KeywordsCars Children Domestic Gardens Family Outings Racing Sport Urban Areas
LocalSwanley Brighton Croydon London
RegionalGreater London Kent Surrey Brighton and Hove East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionGeoffrey Price Gowlland
CameraGeoffrey Price Gowlland
ParticipantsAmy Gowlland (known as Peggy) (mother); Rosemary Gowlland; John Gowlland; George Mark Gowlland (known as Mark) (siblings)
FormatColour Silent
Duration7 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A film of the Gowlland family in the Summer of 1954 on various outings. The family visit Brands Hatch to watch motor racing and take a trip to London to visit Buckingham Palace. The family are seen in the garden having tea and the children play near a sign saying: 'Danger Deep Excavation'. They also watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, at the finish line on the seafront near Maderia Drive.