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Ramsgate General Hospital: Hospital Appeal
A short promotional film about the appeal to raise funds for the extension of Ramsgate General Hospital. The Chairman of the Extensions Committee presents the film, appealing to people to donate towards the new casualty and outpatients departments. The film includes plans of the proposed new buildings.
Ramsgate Peace Memorial, Plans and Laying of the Foundation Stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent
|Date||11 November 1947; 19 May 1948||ID||972|
In the first part of the film, work commences on the outpatients and casualty departments at Ramsgate General Hospital with the cutting of the sod ceremony, conducted by the mayor of Ramsgate. The second part of the film, filmed six months later, features the laying of the foundation stone by HRH The Duchess of Kent.
Ramsgate Welcomes a Royal Visitor
|Date||19 May 1948||ID||971|
HRH The Duchess of Kent receives an enthusiastic welcome when she visits Ramsgate. In this short film Katharine Duchess of Kent, is seen walking through the streets and being greeted by the people of the town. She unveils a plaque at the Ramsgate General Hospital and signs a book of remembrance, after which she meets patients in the wards; she is driven off in a royal car.
|Date||19 May 1948||ID||974|
This short professional film features HRH The Duchess of Kent officiating at the opening of the Invicta landing stage at Ramsgate. The Duchess, accompanied by the mayor, makes a speech, cuts a ribbon and unveils a plaque to mark the occasion.
[Felpham; Tankerton. Festival of Britain and Battersea Funfair]
|Date||1948 to 1951||ID||14202|
Friends dance a conga on a beach followed by a wedding and a family visit to the 1951 Festival of Britain funfair site in Battersea Park.
[Festival of Britain]
A group outing to the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens at Battersea Park. Members of the group are seen at the fun fair including, boating on the lake, and riding tricycles. The film shows the ‘Crazy House’, the ‘Guinness Clock’ and other exhibition buildings. The group then have tea inside a hall and the ‘Ham Evangelical Free Church’ is shown.
Gowlland Film 1951
This film shows the Gowlland Family at various events during the year of 1951. They visit their holiday cottage in Sussex; hold a cocktail party at home; celebrate their daughter's 14th Birthday; visit the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens and celebrate 'Grandpa's' 70th Birthday.
Festival of Britain 1951
A professional film with intertitles which tours the South Bank and Battersea Park sites of the Festival of Britain.
Festival of Britain (1951)
An amateur film documenting the Festival of Britain in London, 1951. This film documents royal visits, London, the Dome of Discovery, boats on the Thames and the festival gardens in Battersea park.
[Scenes of Kent Life. Ashford Carnival Week]
|Date||[1957 - 1967?]||ID||970|
An amateur film-maker tours Kent, capturing, in colour, the sights of the county - its settlements and countryside, tourist attractions and community events, transport links and coastline.
[Our First; Family Album]
This family film shows several outings to the seaside at Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea including: a visit to St Leonard's Pool or Lido; a stroll along the seafront at Marine Parade; a visit to the amusements in Hastings Old Town; and a visit to the Pier at Eastbourne. The final scenes shows the family on the rides at a Funfair in London's Battersea Park. The four towers of Battersea Powerstation are visible over the tree tops behind the amusements.
[Bexhill & Places: College; St. Peters Christmas; Hidlands; Sea Moods; Hastings; Gravesend; London at Night]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7923|
A collection of scenes from around East Sussex and Kent, interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car, that includes views of a beach, a visit to London with shots of a London Trade Show and domestic Christmas family scenes at home in Bexhill-on-Sea as recorded by Christopher Harris.
|Date||1st February 1964||ID||9734|
This colour film with music soundtrack shows highlights of the Battersea College Rag Week with celebrations, pranks and events around London. The film was recorded by Richard Tomes during his first year as a student. Highlights include events on the River Thames between Barnes and Battersea and then on to London Regent Street, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and Trafalgar Square.
[Ramsgate to Richmond]
This film shows a family boat trip from Ramsgate around the North Kent Coast, through central London to Richmond Pier on the River Thames.
On the Run
|Date||7 May 2000; 2001||ID||5540|
This edited colour film captured by the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society features highlights of the the Historic Commercial Vehicles Society’s London to Brighton Run in 2000. Several historical vehicles are seen in close up along the route, accompanied by a voice over explaining the purpose of the event and locations of the vehicles with time stamps to show progress. The film closes with a montage of the event. [Audio removed for online]
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