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[Visit to the Park; Family Scenes]
Family scenes filmed in the 1930s in London and Surrey. Much of the footage is filmed in a park with deer, seemingly unfazed by the family's presence. Interior, picnic and domestic garden scenes are also included.
Coronation Celebrations in Horley
This fast-paced amateur film captures celebrations in Horley during the coronation year of 1937. A parade moves through the town including a marching band, decorated floats and a fire engine. In a field, children take part in organised races, exercises and marching.
|Date||[ca. 1937]; 1939||ID||2573|
A compilation of films made by amateur cameraman Sid Horton showing the work of the fire brigade in Surrey and Sussex. Sid Horton went on to become one of the founding members of Haywards Heath & District Amateur Cine Society.
A compilation of amateur material shot by a member of Haywards Heath Cine & Video Society. The film begins with a sequence dedicated to pub exteriors and their signs. The film-maker and his wife visit Gloucester Cathedral and the model village at Bourton-on-the-Water before sunbathing on the beach at Beer, watching the fishing boats coming in.
A fictional film about a pilot who is pressurised into agreeing to drop a bomb at 11 am.
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.
[Sussex County Cricket Match]
|Date||10 September 1960||ID||2406|
An amateur film-maker, and member of Haywards Heath and District Amateur Cine Society, films a cricket match between Horley and the Sussex County XI at home.
This family film opens with shots from the London to Brighton vintage Motorcycle event, followed by several vintage car and motorcycle displays. A May Queen style carnival is held in the village of Builth Wells in Powys, Wales. The family take a holiday in Wales and Warwickshire and visit a livestock farm.
[Christian Convention, Open Day]
Amateur colour footage of a meeting of the Life For Work Trust at Crutchfield Manor where young adult men give testimonies about finding Christianity, and where the guests and members are entertained with live music.
This family film opens with snowy scenes of their Chobham home and garden, followed by highlights of the London to Brighton Pioneer Motorcycle Run. The family also go on holiday with their caravan across a number of sites in Cornwall, Dorset and Falmer and fell a very large Elm tree in their garden.
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