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Lydd Club Day 1954
|Date||19 June 1954||ID||8787|
An amateur film of the annual Lydd Club Day on 19th June 1954.
[Ashford Railway Works: Local Industries and Farming]
An extensive record of Ashford's industries and manual workers in the immediate post-war era, including Ashford Railway Works and Ashford Cattle Market.
V J Day
The Victory over Japan Day in Lydd is commemorated through various activities held on the Rype.They include a Tug-of-War, some novelty races with men dressed in women clothing and gymnastic displays. The day ends with a bonfire and fireworks. The following day there are more games and races and a procession including civic dignitaries.
VE Day themed Lydd Club Day 1946
VE Day themed annual Club Day celebrations in Lydd taking place 8th June 1946 on the Rype and on the High Street. Please note: this film contains images which are racially offensive. We have left the film in its original state to ensure historical accuracy.
Lydd Club Day 1949
|Date||18 June 1949||ID||8782|
An amateur film of the annual Lydd Club Day activities on Saturday 18th June 1949.
[Family and Local Scenes]
A compilation of material filmed by Mr Phil Ellis, which includes many friends, family and neighbours. There are scenes of picnics and day trips, occasions such as birthdays and Christmas, and various local villages.
Lydd Club Day 1950
|Date||4 June 1950||ID||8783|
An amateur two reel film featuring activities at the annual Lydd Club Day on the Rype on Sunday 4th June 1950.
South East England; The Downs and the Weald
An educational film demonstrating the links between South East England and London. The film focusses on agriculture, transport (to London and the continent), and seaside resorts.
Lydd Club Day 1956
|Date||16 June 1956||ID||8789|
An amateur film of the annual Lydd Club Day activities on Saturday 16 June 1954.
A family holiday in Northern France. They travel in their own car using the Silver City Car Air Ferry. Once there, they visit local towns and beaches, including Arromanches.
[France and Italy]
A film of a family holiday to France and Italy. As well as playing on beaches, the family visit a variety of historical monuments such as the Colosseum.
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.
Spain 1963; [Pick-up and Drop-off in France]
A family fly from England to France and drive to Spain. Here, they visit many towns including Madrid and Seville. They also drop off a family member at Yport, France.
[Local scenes and events in south east Kent]
A number of events and family activities are captured in this amateur film. The Milne family enjoying a day out at Kearsney Abbey, a Red Indian demonstration at Radnor Park, aircraft taking part in the filming of the Battle of Britain at Hawkinge Airfield, harvesting on a farm at Charing, an air show at Lydd and county cricket at Folkestone.
|Date||April 14 1968||ID||1008|
This short amateur film features the second Lydd Airport Airshow on Easter Sunday 1968. The main part of the film features a display by the RAF Red Arrows Display Team. Other planes are seen taking part in flying displays and are interspersed with shots of static displays and spectators.
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