Detail

Title ID 9154Collection ID1177
Title[Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party]
Date1949 - 1956; 6 July 1957
CollectionMoore Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeSeaside Commemoration Case Study Girlhood
KeywordsArmed Forces Religious Activities Seaside Resorts Sport Castles Outings Boats Commemorative Events Charities Christmas Children Beaches Swimming
Location
LocalEastbourne Three Bridges Crawley London Littlehampton Herstmonceux Ramsgate [?]
RegionalWest Sussex East Sussex Greater London Kent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionGladstone E. Moore
CameraGladstone E. Moore
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration36 min. 48 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This edited film taken over several years, shows various Three Bridges Church trips and Christmas parties. The Sunday School children are taken on outings to Eastbourne and Littlehampton beaches and seaside attractions.

Description

This edited film taken over several years, starting in the late 1940s and ending in 1957, shows various Three Bridges Free Church outings to Eastbourne and Littlehampton. The group of children and adults spend the trips swimming, paddling and sitting in deckchairs eating sandwiches and ice cream. There are views of: Butlin's Resort and fun fair in the distance. The children take to the pedalos, the fairground rides, donkeys on the beach and watch a Punch and Judy show. There is also a mixed cricket match; a Crawley Sisterhood trip to London with a Thames boat ride; a military parade [St Lawrence College CCF, Ramsgate?]; a trip to Herstmonceux Castle and a Harvest Festival service. The film closes with a compilation of a several Veterans' Christmas parties (1951-1953).

Stills

A still from [Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party] (1949-1957)A still from [Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party] (1949-1957)A still from [Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party] (1949-1957)A still from [Sunday School Outing and Anniversary; Cricket Game; Outing to London; National Service Parade; Herstmonceux Castle; Harvest Thanksgiving; Veterans Christmas Party] 1949-1957

Related resources

Additional footage of London trip by the Crawley Sisterhood available on: [Weddings; Three Bridges Sisterhood London Outing]