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[Parades; Fetes; Outings]
|Date||[ca. 1960s - 1970s]||ID||982|
An amateur film-maker captures scenes from parades, fetes and outings in Kent, East Sussex and beyond. The film opens with shots of a Remembrance Day parade in Tunbridge Wells, children and families enjoy fetes at Paddock Wood and Horsmonden. The film ends with scenes from Fairlight in East Sussex and a flower festival at Southend in Essex (?).
[Holiday to the West Country]
|Date||1960 - 1964||ID||5665|
This film contains footage of the Dickins' home life in Surrey and the surrounding area. There is also footage from various day trips, and holidays to the West Country and Spain. Note: The online film clip includes footage from an 'oral history' interview conducted with John Dickins in February 2008.
Burns Christmas family scenes including: a young girl sitting at at table writing a Christmas card, licking and sticking a stamp onto the envelope; a woman raising a glass of sherry to the camera: two children playing in a festively decorated living room; a girl opening a present; and a boy playing with a train set. The family are seen sitting down for their Christmas meal. The children pull crackers aided by their mother. The family move into the living room to sing songs whilst another plays a piano (dark shots).
[Sussex Show at Ardingly]
A short amateur film featuring numerous displays from the Sussex Show at Ardingly during the 1960s.
BBC Panorama Programme
|Date||[ca. early 1960s?]||ID||8681|
A Christmas episode of BBC Panorama which includes a feature on the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe in East Sussex. The presenter, Richard Dimbleby, visits the village where he meets Pestalozzi staff and students who are preparing for their Christmas production.
[Hotham Park Country Fair]
Scenes from the annual Hotham Park Country Fair in Bognor Regis during 1962. Morris dancers perform a number of dances, watched by numerous spectators. In a playground, a young boy rides a tricycle and two children feed a Llama.
Oatlands Village Centenary, 1862 - 1962
This amateur documentary film shows the centenary celebrations organised by St. Mary's Church, during 1962. The film records special church services, highlighting a number of notable people, and includes some general history of places in the parish accompanied by a commentary, soundtrack and intertitles.
[Broadstairs Annual Dickens Festival 1962 + 1963]
|Date||[1962 - 1963]||ID||5247|
Scenes of the Broadstairs Annual Dickens Festival parade and musical performances, filmed by Enid Briggs in the early 1960s.
[Visit to Clapham; Snow; Alexis]
|Date||5 November 1963; January - February 1964||ID||2796|
The opening scene appears to be a Bonfire Night procession. The flames of torches held by a large crowd are seen against a black background, in which the people holding them are only occasionally discernible. This then cuts to a rural landscape covered in thick snow (shots shown with a magenta cast), and images of Alexis, Woodward's daughter, playing outside their home on a bicycle.
Whitsun in Gosport
The film marks Whitsun and shows various leisure activities in Gosport, Hampshire and Nottinghamshire. Scenes include a cricket match, children playing in a playground, panoramic views of the seaside, formal gardens, and the harbour with naval ships & Historic Dockyard. The second part is shorter and shows a wedding at the Parish Church of St Mary and St Martin (in Blyth, Nottinghamshire), with portraits of the wedding party outside the church.
[Bridge Farm; Holiday in Spain]
This colour film shows scenes of the family at Bridge Farm and on a holiday to Spain, visiting the Costa Brava.
[Bank Holiday Fair Worthing; Kitty’s Wedding; Paris Trip]
Film showing scenes from two weddings; floats at Worthing Fair; a steam train; a boat trip; a sightseeing holiday to France visiting several noted landmarks including the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and the Eiffel Tower. The film continues on TID: 2773.
[Expo at Montreal]
A film of the 1967 Montreal World's Fair, featuring somewhat shaky shots of the exteriors of the pavilion buildings and the minirail, with brief scenes of dancing and performance on an outdoor stage.
|Date||1967 - 1974||ID||2723|
A compilation of amateur material featuring events in the life of the town of Arundel. Highlights include the 16th Duke and Duchess of Norfolk opening the Norfolk Centre, a visit of the Papal Nuncio and a ceremony to mark the end of the Borough of Arundel.
[Wine Festival; Cadet Show; Woodlands Garden; Peace Garden]
This film shows a brief scene of a BBC Outside Broadcast vehicle near Brighton Pavilion recording people wearing various national costumes, for Brighton Festival or a Wine Festival (?). This is followed by scenes of Army cadets re-enacting a battle with a banner: ''Remember Sydney Street''; then undertaking demonstrations on the Brighton College playing field, followed by scenes of the Peace Garden in Patcham and the family's garden.
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