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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.
[Coronation Celebrations in Burgess Hill]
|Date||31 May 1953 - 06 June 1953||ID||3000|
This film records the events taking place in Burgess Hill to commemorate the Queen’s Coronation in 1953.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1953 Coronation Year
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. Thjs film includes major events of 1953 including the Great Storm early in the year, Herne Bay Golf Club, the town carnival, Coronation celebrations, the Conservative garden party and finishes with the 'Cripplecraft' charity fete.
I. [Beech Hurst]; II. The Gardener
|Date||[ca. mid 1950s]||ID||3368|
A two film compilation. The first film shows Beach Hurst park and railway, near Haywards Heath with shots of the park, train sheds and the small gauge model railway being operated by several men. Film two shows a mix of unedited scenes for a Haywards Heath Cine society drama, on the theme of a village craft and garden show.
Footage taken by Gladys Bishop, of her granddaughter mowing the lawn at her home in Mulgrave Road, Sutton Surrrey, and her grandchildren performing a dance in animal and period costume at a fete in around 1955.
[Hospitals Fetes and Village Fairs]
|Date||[ca. 1957]; 15 July 1959; 30 April 1960||ID||8336|
This collection of colour films provide highlights of several Hospital fund-raising fairs and village fetes in Cuckfield and Haywards Heath, featuring village amusements, sports games and fairgrounds. Harry Secombe visits Haywards Heath Hospital to open a local market within the hospital grounds.
[Gala Day at Chichester; Visit by the Queen]
|Date||26 [?] and 30 July, 1956||ID||3103|
A short film showing activities at a fete and a few days later the HM The Queen’s visit to Chichester in 1956
Herne Bay Newsreel
One of a series of newsreels featuring Herne Bay. The film includes the Carnival, a motor cycle rally, a Garden Party, the June Dairy Festival, recording of Down Your Way at the sailing club, the Beltinge gardeners, the Thanet and Herne Harriers, Beltinge fete, the regatta, St Bart’s Church Fete, The Conservative Garden Party and the Herne Bay Firefly Festival.
St. Mary the Virgin, Reculver - The 103rd Incumbent
|Date||[1958 - 1965?]||ID||1155|
An amateur film recording the induction of a new Reverend, church services and a village fete in Reculver, Kent.
Brockham Green Festival
|Date||28 June 1958||ID||6059|
Scenes from the Brockham Green 15th Century Festival of 1958 filmed by the North Downs Cinematograph Society.
Westerham Gala Day
Whitsun Monday Gala Day in Westerham. A carnival procession is followed by sports and games in the park.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3092|
An amateur record of 200th anniversary Quebec Day commemorations at the Royal Sussex Regiment's Chichester Depot, Roussillon Barracks. The film contains images of visitors enjoying fairground games, watching a cricket match, and handling army equipment. A plaque is unveiled, and following a Drum Head Service the troops perform a historical re-enactment of the 1759 Battle of Quebec.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3093|
An amateur film capturing events at the Royal Sussex Regiment's Roussillon Barracks on the 200th annniversary of the Quebec Battle. The public are invited to the barracks to enjoy a historical re-enactment of the 1759 British-French battle, various sideshows, a cricket match, an interactive displays of military weapons, and a parade of troops and veterans.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3095|
Colour amateur footage of the Quebec Day celebrations at the Roussillon Barracks of the Royal Sussex Regiment in Chichester. The event included a 200th anniversary historical re-enactment of the Quebec Battle, and a display by the Regiment's marching band.
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