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1. Family activities with grandparents. 2. West Country holiday. 3. Holiday in Buckinghamshire
A selection of short films showing family life, including outings and holidays. Children play in a garden, the family visit Lyme Regis, go camping and visit Burnham Beeches.
[Camping Holiday in the West Country; Boating; East Anglia; Old Boys fete]
|Date||1965 - 1969||ID||5669|
This film contains scenes from various holidays taken between 1965 and 1969. This includes Ernest and Gladys Dickins' retirement trip to North America, as well as several camping trips within the UK.
[Baby Scenes; Holiday in the West Country; The Downs]
|Date||1965 - 1966||ID||5670|
This film contains footage of John and Joan Dickins' first daughter Lynn. We see Lynn as an infant spending time with her family, on outings and learning to walk.
Garden Scenes; Glenesk House Sports Day; Canford School Boat Club]
This edited family film shows the family during the Glenesk House Preparatory School sports day event, with the children participating in races and events. The next section shows a cricket match on a village green followed by the Canford School Boat club rowing on the River Thames at Barnes, and travelling via train from Woking on a trip to Bournemouth (?).
This family film opens with snowy scenes of the family home and garden in Chobham, Surrey, followed by scenes of the family on holiday in Cornwall, Dymchurch, Thurleston, Norfolk, West Bay and boarding a P&O ferry the SS Oriana, on route to Australia (?). This film is intertitled throughout and has an animated opening title.
This film shows scenes of the family at 'Sunnymede', their home in Chobham, Surrey, including scenes of the garden flowers, a young baby, and various pets. The film also shows Mr and Mrs Giles on holiday with their puppy in Cornwall and Dorset.
[Home Park; West Country Scenes]
|Date||1967 - 1968||ID||5671|
This film shows domestic scenes at Ernest and Gladys Dickins' house near Oxted in Surrey. It also features various day trips and holidays, including visits to Devon and Folkestone.
[Longleat Wildlife Park; Fishbourne; Lake District]
Shots from a car show Lions roaming at Longleat Wildlife Park as cars pass in the background followed by two bear cubs. Groups of people stand talking on a roadside, before boarding a coach. Images follow of the family visiting Fishbourne Roman Palace, viewing a tesserae floor mosaic and a human skeleton. The family pet dogs and a foal, is followed by scenes outside the family home. The film finishes with scenes of the family on holiday in the Lake District.
[Holiday at Christchurch and Isle of Wight]
This holiday film includes a visit to the Warner's Woodside Bay holiday park outdoor pool. Scenes include a young girl being taught how to swim, a boy playing with a large ball in the water and the family sitting on the terrace. The second part shows scenes from a freshwater swimming competition (?) and a rescue training exercise by several policemen. The film closes with scenes of a family group aboard a fishing boat at sea, and the Burns family on the beach.
South Coast Resorts: Maidstone & District Version
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
This family film opens with snowy scenes of their Chobham home and garden, followed by highlights of the London to Brighton Pioneer Motorcycle Run. The family also go on holiday with their caravan across a number of sites in Cornwall, Dorset and Falmer and fell a very large Elm tree in their garden.
Thus compilation of amateur material contains footage of a pram race, Leonardslee Gardens, Compton Acres, Bognor Regis seafront, a wildlife park, the Chelsea Flower Show, and a carnival parade.
Tucktonia Model Village at Christchurch
|Date||[ca. 1976 - 1986]||ID||6315|
This colour documentary style film explores a tourist attraction and model village named 'Tucktonia' near Christchurch in Dorset. The film explores a range of buildings and landmarks, as well as explains the scale of the buildings through a voice over narrative. The film contains background music throughout.
[Canford School Clubs; Horse Race; Sports]
This colour film shows the family taking part in several outdoor pursuits and sports including a game of tennis, a cricket match, a day at a horse racing track and playing a game of golf on a green.
Express Steam; Locomotives of the Southern Railway
Steam locomotives on the Southern railway tracks, including the 'Golden Arrow', the 'Atlantic Coast Express' and the 'Bournemouth Belle.
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