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[Bognor Regis Journal]
|Date||1949; 1951 - 1955||ID||3198|
A compilation of home movie material in which the film-maker records family outings in the south of England during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Places visited include Stonehenge, The New Forest and Beachy Head.
A compilation of colour amateur material recording places in rural East and West Sussex in the early 1960s.
[Ditchling Horse Show; Crawley; A Travelogue in Film]
'A Gemden Film' featuring gymkhana scenes, views of Crawley town centre, visits to a wood and Bekonscot, a model village, and airport, in the mid-1960s.
Under the guise of a couple looking for a house in the Sussex countryside, the film shows the villages of Lindfield, Ditchling, Cuckfield, Fletchling, Horsted Keynes, Hurstpierpoint, Ardingly and Balcombe. The narrator talks about the history of each village .
This amateur film records events at the annual fair in the East Sussex village of Ditchling. It has an soundtrack comprising of commentary and specifically composed folk songs which narrate the story of the images.
South Downs Way
This amateur colour travelog-style documentary follows the route of the South Downs Way, accompanied by a voiceover providing historical narrative on the route and local history of the areas it passes through. Members of the public walk, horse ride and fly model aircraft on the landscape. This film was awarded the Sussex Film Festival 1978 Challenge Cup Winner and won a certificate in the 1978 SERIAC competition.
[Ditchling Fayre; Top Town Day]
A military band parade followed by floats for Ditchling Fayre. In Brighton's Stanmer park there is a "Top Town Day" event where there are games, activities and sporting competitions, including: a sack race, and a game involving smashing a piano.
A member of Haywards Heath Cine Society makes a record of the Ditchling Fair. Images include footage of the festival queen being crowned, a performance of 'George and the Dragon', a dog obedience display and a marching band.
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