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[Galas; Parades; Rallies]
This film shows a series of St George's Day Parades, County Camps, a troop of Scouts building a Nissen hut and individual Scout and Guide troop events from across the Mid-Sussex region.
|Date||1946 - 1947||ID||2402|
A two reel mixed colour and black and white amateur film by founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society and I.E.M.E. (Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) soldier (?) D. J. Church, recording footage of his stationing in India. Images include various street scenes, sports events, tanks at the British Military Training Centre at Quetta, and the regiment's return trip to England via the Suez Canal.
The Lambeth Conference 1948
A film made by SPCK [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] of the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The film contains intertitles.
[Holiday to Las Palmas, Canary Islands]
This edited colour and black and white film shows a family holiday aboard a cruise ship on route to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. The couple arrive at Las Palmas and capture panoramic views of the people, and landscape around their hotel.
Festival Celebrations In Canterbury
|Date||18 July - 10 August 1951||ID||11628|
This film shows events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Canterbury during July and August 1951, including a festival service at the Cathedral, scenes of the exhibition in the City centre, and finally a procession of historical tableau and scenes from Kent's history.
A Garden of Beautiful Roses
This film shows girls playing outside at Barcombe Place, East Sussex, which was a Barnardo's Home for girls in the late 1940s and 1950s, before becoming a mixed home until the early 1970s. This film has been edited for online so is shorter in duration.
Coronation Celebrations in Singapore
Colour amateur footage showing highlights from the parades and celebrations in Singapore to mark the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II as monarch of the British Empire and Commonwealth.
[Trip to the USA, Bangkok and France; Kenwood Company Event]
|Date||[ca. 1953 ?]; [ca. 1959 ?]||ID||5442|
This colour and black and white film shows a series of work and holiday films captured by Ken Wood, including: a business trip aboard the Queen Mary to New York; a short visit to San Francisco; a series of flights and tours to Niagara Falls; Bangkok and Paris. They return to the UK for a promotional event for 'The Kenwood Chef' with staff and company vehicles.
Fernhurst Coronation Pageant
Produced by a New Zealand couple and donated to the citizens of Fernhurst, this colour film records an historical pageant put on by the village to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. There is a parade of queens from Mary Tudor to Queen Victoria, accompanied by Prime Minister Disraeli. This is followed by a parade of people in culturally stereotyped 'national' costumes (including some who have blacked-up) representing nations of the Commonwealth.
|Date||30 May 1953||ID||9951|
A film featuring the Mid-Sussex Division Girl Guides Coronation Rally held at Beech Hurst. The film includes: several parades; Beech Hurst model railway; event opening speeches by Miss Byer, [Girl Guide Island Commissioner for Grenada, West Indies]; Guard of Honour of Colours and Standard; a Scout display; a demonstration of Weight Lifting by the Archer Bartbell Club; and fairytale storytelling play with dancing.
|Date||August - September 1955||ID||1447|
H. A. Voss tours Nairobi, Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, after leaving Uganda, in 1955. He films residential and municipal buildings, built in a number of styles, non-Western and Western. Further footage includes Zulu Rickshaw drivers entertaining Western tourists.
[Our Wedding in East Africa; Ghana; Louis Armstrong Concert]
This colour film shows and street scenes of urban and coastal life in Ghana, ending with a Jazz concert on a playing field by Louis Armstrong and the All Stars Band, during their tour of the Gold Coast in 1956.
[Liner Holiday Aboard the Europa Trieste]
This colour travelogue style film captures the family's trip aboard the Europa Trieste liner, followed by a land tour of the Eastern Cape and South Africa by car and coach. The family visit several sites on route around the coastline. passing through Mozambique and several townships in South Africa; stopping off at an ostrich farm, Table Mountain and a Nature Reserve.
[Tribal Dances; The Queen Mother Visits Africa; Family Holidays]
|Date||[ca. 1956-1966 ?]||ID||7125|
This colour film shows tribal dance performances, followed by H.M The Queen Mother meeting dignitaries in a town square, a dam under construction and the Zambezi River with Victoria Falls.
Northern Province Nigeria
|Date||31 January - 2 March 1955||ID||10050|
This film shows a family trip to visit relatives in Nigeria. They visit the Northern regions of Kano and Kaduna, touring several markets and rural villages. The film includes the Emir of Kano and Sardauna of Sokoto inspecting a parade of Native Authority Policemen, the gate of the Gidan Rumfa and the House of Assembly in Kaduna.
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