Detail

Title ID 9908Collection ID994
Title[Hove Camp Site; St. George's Day]
Date[ca. 1940s]
CollectionCyril Hayworth pt2
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsCeremonies Children Commemorative Events Pageants Parades Play Religious Buildings Roads Rural Areas Scouting Sport Villages Girl Guides
Location
LocalHove Haywards Heath Framfield (?)
RegionalBrighton and Hove West Sussex East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionCyril Hayworth
CameraCyril Hayworth
Format16mm Colour Silent
Duration00:12:01
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This Scouting fllm shows scenes from camps, parades and swimming activities by several troops of Cub, Boy and Rover Scouts.

Description

The film shows a group of Rover Scouts on camp at several sites including the Haywards Heath Ashenground, Fox camp and the 3rd Hove Scout camp sites taking part in various activities including cooking, cleaning and playing hand bells as a group.

The film then show the St George's Day Parade on Muster Green, Haywards Heath with friends and family gathered as the troops of Scouts prepare for the parade. This is followed by shots of the Scouts carrying their troop standard and the Union flag followed behind by several groups of Girl Guides in uniform with their standard. The film cuts to shots of the parade from the roof of a church (St. Thomas a Becket, Framfield?) across the churchyard down to the street.

The film then shows a group of Scouts at a swimming pool, racing and diving from a board, watched by spectators lining the pool (also on TID 9933).

The final scene shows a brief shot of a boy with Labrador dog followed by views of a presentation ceremony next o the pool.

Stills

A Still from [Hove Camp Site; St. George's Day] (1940s)