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[Scenes of Kent Life. Ashford Carnival Week]
|Date||[1957 - 1967?]||ID||970|
An amateur film-maker tours Kent, capturing, in colour, the sights of the county - its settlements and countryside, tourist attractions and community events, transport links and coastline.
[Family Scenes: Dogs; Hydrangeas; At the Seaside; Hovercraft; “Queen Mary”; Royal Yacht]
A home movie featuring members of the Lewis family relaxing on holiday. The film includes shots of RMS Queen Mary and the Royal Yacht Britannia.
[Holiday Isle of Wight: Country Walk]
This film shows scenes from a family outing to the Isle of Wight, that includes: a large group on a countryside walk; watching the boats and a Hovercraft leave a slipway; and waving off a family group aboard the ferry (Carisbrooke Castle). The second part shows the Sandown Carnival, with a town crier riding a motor scooter, beauty queens, and children in fancy dress costume. Final scenes show a car ferry docking at a slipway.
Canoeing; Family Dinner; Airport; Boating
|Date||1962 - 1963||ID||4156|
A home movie showing family scenes as well as operations at Lydd and Gatwick Airport. There is also footage of boating, yachting and canoeing on the south coast.
Gosports Goings On
|Date||[August 1965 ?]||ID||5819|
This film shows a family visit to Gosport, with scenes of the seaside, a Hovercraft, a visit to Foster Gardens, a panoramic view of the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard from the top of a building (?), and the Naval Shipyard. The group visit the Portsmouth War Memorial, and the rides on Southsea seafront. Returning to Gosport for the Carnival parade with floats. The film ends with scenes at Portsmouth Harbour from aboard a ferry.
[Fire at Southwick; Hovercraft; Peace Garden]
This film shows various scenes including: a fire taking hold at Southwick harbour aboard a ship with fire engines rushing to the scene; the family waiting to board a SR.N6 Hovercraft with shots from the cockpit; a Red Funnel ferry passing the craft at Ryde Harbour (?); the family wearing Western-themed fancy dress posing together; a turtle in a tank; the family at the Peace Garden, Patcham; and a shot of a medical sample filmed through a microscope.
This colour film opens with very damaged film of a port or jetty next to a Seaspeed SR-N6(?) or SR-N4 (?) hovercraft, where a large group of people have gathered. Three men stand at the edge of a pier (Mayor plus two others?) The men climb aboard with several family members. The next brief scene opens on a farm, where a woman stands to sand an oak barrel. The film ends mid shot.
[Ramsgate to Richmond]
This film shows a family boat trip from Ramsgate around the North Kent Coast, through central London to Richmond Pier on the River Thames.
[Out & About: Day Trip Across the Channel]
Scenes filmed while 'out and about', on Channel hops to France and the Isle of Wight, and to Hastings, Battle, Portsmouth and Blenheim Palace, filmed by Michael Gillings in 1967.
East Kent Mixture
A compilation of material featuring East Kent Road Car Company buses and employees from the 1960s. East Kent buses are seen at the Eastern Docks at Dover, at a coach rally in Brighton and at Canterbury supporting the Christmas appeal.
Trip along the Stour
Scenes of the river Stour around Pegwell Bay, Kent, some of which are dark and grainy. The film features brief shots of the former hovercraft terminal and power station as well as a canoeist navigating the river.
[Visit to 'Thatchley' at West Chiltington; At the Seaside; Harbour; Showground]
This silent home movie features a man thatching a roof at 'Thatchley' in West Chiltington as a child and puppies play in the garden. The film also includes footage of an agricultural show.
South Coast Resorts: Maidstone & District Version
A promotional film made during the early 1970s to promote coach holidays to south coast resorts. Numerous resorts and sights of interest are featured, alongside a commentary which commends coach travel as the best way to experience the south coast of England.
Ramsgate: A Picture to Remember
A publicity film for the Kent resort of Ramsgate. The film advertises Ramsgate as a popular seaside resort with a variety of activities to tempt visitors.
Been and Seen
An amateur compilation of places and events in southeast England. The film, which includes intertitles, captures places of interest at various locations in the southeast, including scenes from a Dickens Festival at Broadstairs.
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