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[Kent Hop Farming Part 2: Making Charcoal]
This film documents part of the hop growing process including spraying the hops and tilling the soil. The second half of the film follows the manual processes involved in the building and firing a kiln for charcoal burning.
Moving History - A Year in a Kentish Hop Garden
A lyrical film that chronicles a year in the hop gardens of Kent - featuring fields being ploughed in January, hop poles being erected in March, plants growing in Spring, harvesting in August by legions of hop-pickers and the hops being finally dried in oast houses in September. The film ends with scenes showing charcoal production for the oast houses' furnaces.
[Kent Hop Farming Part 1: Hop Picking]
Following hops from hop garden to oast house, the film is also a succinct portrait of the hop-pickers.
Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
[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.
The Pearce Saga Continued
This film depicts a visit with the Pearce family to various locations around Kent, with scenes of the group at leisure at the Clifford Sheldon Club House in Kent; at the seaside in Hastings on Grand Parade, Hastings Pier, Old Town, and on the beach. Village scenes in Biddenden, Kent; at home in the garden, and touring the town in Maidstone. Various domestic scenes with the dog Pepe, a family group dancing in a garden and on the beach at Folkestone.
Kent: The Weald and the Marsh
Part of the 'Regions of Britain' series and sponsored by Shell UK, this Travelogue style film takes the viewer through the Kentish countryside including fruit orchards, hop gardens, villages, woodland, marshes and the architecture of the county. The film shows Canterbury Cathedral, Romney, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, the River Medway, and fishing at Dungeness.
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