Title ID 6395Collection ID855
Title[First Butlin's Holiday at Skegness]
Date[ca. 1961]
CollectionBob Burns
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionHoliday
ThemeFamily Life Leisure
KeywordsChildren Entertainment Family Games Holidays Leisure Time Activities Law Enforcement Pageants Seaside Resorts Tourism Women
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionBob Burns
CameraBob Burns
EditorBob Burns
FormatColour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film shows a Burns family holiday to the Butlin's camp at Skegness. Mother and her two children walk amongst flower beds, one girl being pushed in pram the other girl walking alongside, followed by scenes of the land train approaching and passing the camera. The family get ice lollies on the beach, take riding lessons at the "Butlin's Riding School" and watch several resort events that includes a beauty pageant (?) and a police motorcycle stunt team display.