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[Children; Seasons; Seaside Holiday]
|Date||1937 - 1939||ID||732|
Rudd family scenes in their garden at Bramley, Surrey, on a picnic in Summer, sledging in Winter, and attending a highlander parade, filmed by Mr. and Mrs. Rudd in the 1930s. The staff are also pictured in the garden, greatly outnumbering the four family members.
[Worthing Flower Show]
This film features scenes from the 1937 Worthing Flower show. It includes exterior shots of a large white marquee, visitors to the show paying their entrance fee and seated at a tea tent, as well as a marching band and highland dancers providing entertainment for the crowd.
[Women and Clothing]
This film contains shots of three women and an older man as they pose for the camera; focusing on their clothing. The women wear several different dresses and one models a woollen one-piece bathing suit. A woman sits for a series of formal portraits. The second part shows a ladies 'keep fit' exercise or Physical Training demonstration on Rottingdean village green.
|Date||4 July 1939||ID||1131|
This amateur film records the setting up on Soho Fair in July 1939. Tents, stalls and a merry-go-round are constructed in a park whilst passers-by take advertising flyers from the perimeter railings.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1939
This is one of a series of local newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. The film includes Regatta Day, 'Men of Kent and Kentish Men' luncheon, and Herne Bay covered in snow and the frozen sea.
[Training Drills and Parades]
This film of Woking's Home Guard shows various exercises on a firing range and patrols along the town's streets. Training is carried out with weapons, including grenades and S.I.P bombs, both thrown, and using a Northover Projector. The men practice crossing the Basingstoke Canal on a rope bridge. The film ends with a fete and pageant for local schoolchildren.
|Date||9 July 1949||ID||9926|
This colour film shows a village fair at Balcombe House attended and supported by local district Scouts and Guides. The Scouts and Guides perform and demonstrate several activities for the watching public.
Do You Remember ?
|Date||[ca. early 1950s]||ID||3903|
A compilation showing activities in the early 1950s in Hurstpierpoint and Haywards Heath. Donkey rides and races take place in Wivlesfield Green; a children's play area is 'officially' opened; the Lindfield Fayre and Hurspierpoint Carnival take place; Beech Hurst Miniature Railway runs rides for the public and cowboy ‘Buck Ryan' visits Haywards Heath.
This amateur cine club film shows scenes of people enjoying events of the annual fete and fireworks in Dunorlan Park in Tunbridge Wells.
[Festival of Britain at Whitstable and Other Year Events]
A diary of festivities and events celebrating the Festival of Britain in Whitstable. Each event is introduced with intertitles or newspaper headlines.
[Children; Boating; Fair; Pets]
|Date||[ca. 1951 - 1959]||ID||8619|
This mixed colour and black and white film shows family life in the 1950s with a day out at a children's playground; boating on a small river; a village fete and the family playing in their garden with pets.
[Claygate Flower Show]
|Date||19 July 1952||ID||1287|
Film of the 1952 Claygate flower show, exhibition and funfair held annually at the recreation ground.
Football Supporters Club Gala & Fete
|Date||2 June 1952||ID||796|
Various scenes at a gala at Eridge Show ground including a parade, dancing, a cowboy display by Cal McCord, and fun races.
Coronation celebrations; Old Rectory Fete; Horsted Fair
|Date||2 June 1953; 4 July 1953; 25 May 1957||ID||2429|
This amateur film features three separate events which took place in Horsted Keynes during the 1950s. The beginning of the film features coronation celebrations, the middle shows the Old Rectory fete and the final and longest section features the Horsted Fair, which includes footage of Lady Irene Astor.
Horley Coronation Fete
|Date||30 May 1953||ID||2392|
The 1953 coronation celebrations are illustrated in this colour film of a village fete made by a local amateur cine enthusiast. The film features races, sideshows and stalls, pony rides, a fancy dress competition, a 'baby show' and visitors to the fete having tea and sandwiches.
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