Title ID 1692Collection ID105
Title[Family Events 1956]
CollectionGowlland Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
KeywordsAnimals Bicycles Boats Buildings Cars Children Domestic Gardens Family Food Gardening Landscape Outings Racing Rivers Sport
LocalBrighton Buckler's Hard Beaulieu Canterbury Cambridge Cowdray Midhurst Croydon Tonbridge
RegionalBrighton and Hove Cambridgeshire East Sussex Hampshire Surrey West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionGeoffrey Price Gowlland
CameraGeoffrey Price Gowlland
ParticipantsHRH Duke of Edinburgh (playing polo)
FormatColour Silent
Duration16 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Spring and Summer of 1956. The film shows a trip to Tonbridge at Easter and countryside walks. The family then travel to Canterbury and visit relatives. In May they watch the Cambridge 'May Bumps' rowing race, watch a polo match and visit the Newforest. They hold a garden party at home, watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, visit a Mink Farm and watch a cricket match.