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[Mid-Sussex Times Newspaper]
An amateur film following the local news stories being reported on by The Mid-Sussex Times newspaper. The stories include a visit to a hospital by Harry Secombe, a fete and a wedding. The newspaper reporters work on their stories before the paper is printed and distributed to local shops. Features scenes at Charles Clarke Printers ltd. Haywards Heath.
[Club Compilation: Scouting Activities; Gardens; Charlie Chaplin [HCR]; Trip to London Zoo]
|Date||1959; June 1961; [ca. 1960s?]||ID||8341|
This film opens with the combined Cuckfield and Balcombe Cub Scout packs in a camp, along with the family attending a children's sports day event in Balcombe. This is followed by views of a formal garden and house; a fiction film 'The Two Imps'; a family trip to London and Chesington Zoo; and mixed views of a village fair with games and stalls. The final film is a single shot of a man asleep on a log.
Herne Bay Newsreel 1959
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay in 1959. The film includes railway electrification arrival in Herne Bay, flats for old people, the new captain of Herne Bay Golf Club, Sea Cadets, Sports, Carnivals and Regattas.
[Family Holiday in Spain]
A compilation of home movie footage which features a family motorholiday to Spain.
The Fair is set up and the parade arrives with decorated floats. The Fair includes a children's fancy dress competition, Maypole dancing, cake stalls and teas, Morris dancers, horse rides, trampolining, races and games.
[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 (?).
This fast-paced amateur fictional comedy is based around the theme of a photographic competition organised as part of a church fete. An immoral curate and a hapless Guide mistress get themselves entangled with the efforts of a daughter and her father who are competing against each other to produce the winning photograph.
[Fair; Chessington Zoo]
At a Worthing fair, cattle are paraded, followed by a procession of floats and a marching band (possibly for a Rotary Club event ?). The film-maker's family feed and pet a hedgehog in their garden. Shots of various animals in their enclosures at Chessington Zoo follow. The film ends with footage of the film-maker's youngest daughter playing in front of their house with her mother and another young woman in a red dress.
[Balcombe Fete; Timber Hauling]
This film opens with scenes of a fete at Balcombe House, followed by a working film of T.T.B. Haulage Ltd from Amersham, Buckinghamshire felling and removing trees in a woodland using a bespoke Foden vehicle, winch and pole-trailer system.
|Date||1962; [ca. 1962 - early 1970s]||ID||3411|
A lengthy amateur film which records events in Shoreham-by-Sea starting in 1962. The film, which was made by the founder of the Shoreham Cine and Miniature Camera Club, has an accompanying soundtrack comprising commentary, music and sound effects. It also contains newspaper headlines from the Shoreham Herald, and a sequence showing the work of the local paper.
Dolphin Fair ‘62
Colour footage of the 1962 Dolphin Fair in Haywards Heath. The film features images of the day's events, including the preparations and a parade of floats moving through the town streets.
[Cine Club Events Compilation]
A compilation of amateur material which includes footage of the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, the Bluebell Railway, a donkey race meeting and fete at Cuckfield, and the model railway at Beech Hurst Park in Haywards Heath.
Dolphin Fair 1964; [Bluebell]; Donkey Races at Cuckfield 1945; [Beech Hurst Railway]; Veteran Car Rally London-Brighton 1963
|Date||1963 - 1965||ID||3119|
A compilation of amateur material showing the Dolphin Fair at Haywards Heath, steam trains on the Bluebell Railway, donkey racing at a fair in Cuckfield, the miniature trains of the Beech Hurst model railway, and the veteran cars on the London to Brighton race.
[Thames Ditton village fairs]
|Date||15 June 1963; 6 June 1964||ID||1497|
This short amateur film features the Thames Ditton Congregational Church Village Fair over the period of two years. There are shots of the parade as it passes through the centre of the village; the carnival queen can be seen with her two attendants. At the fete, people play on side stalls and children ride on the miniature steam railway.
[Southern Air Frame Products]; Sports Day
This film shows scenes of a marquee being erected for a trade show or similar by Southern Air Frame Products on the Western Lawns, followed by scenes of various sports events including a Cricket match, three-legged races and several egg and spoon races. The second part of the film shows a group of women dancing in pairs, a Swing band playing for the crowd, a game of Tennis, and children playing a game of Pin the Tail on The Donkey.
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