Title ID 2285Collection ID460
TitleA Medley, Come Gardening
Date[ca. 1966]
ThemeUrban Life
KeywordsBridges Domestic Gardens Harbours Lakes Landscape Rivers Rural Areas Ships Urban Areas
LocalHorsham [?] Parham Chilham Dover London Bosham
RegionalWest Sussex Kent Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionHarmer [?]
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Silent
Duration11min. 25sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This amateur film opens with numerous shots of flowers in a garden. The remainder of the film contains sequences shot at various locations, marked by intertitles, including Parham, Chilham, Dover, central London and Bosham.


Opening titles: "a medley" & "come gardening". The film opens with shots of spring flowers in a garden; the trees are seen in blossom.

Intertiitle" "Parham"; shots of Parham House, church and surrounding autumnal countryside; fallow deer roam in the grounds. Shots of the lake and close-ups of water lilies; further shots of the fallow deer.

Intertitle: "Chilham & Dover Harbour"; shots of Chilham village, including brick and timber framed houses, the White Horse pub and the church tower. Shots of lighthouse on the end of the harbour wall, a container ship and looking inland a ferry in the harbour. The film cuts to shots of the River Thames and Waterloo Bridge (?); St. Paul's Cathedral can be seen in the background; boats are moored along the banks of the river. Smoke can be seen coming out of the chimney at Bankside Power Station (?). At a more tranquil setting, ducks are filmed on a river. Intertitle: "Bosham"; shots of Bosham harbour with sailing boats; a swan swims on a lake. "The End"