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Archive films of Romney Marsh
|Date||26 April 2018||ID||13719|
Archive film compilation screened as part of the Marsh on Screen film project organised by Screen South May 2018. The film was shown at St Nicholas Church, New Romney for the launch of the film project, part of the Fifth Continent Romney Marsh Landscape Partnership Scheme run by Kent Wildlife Trust and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
[Holidays at Westgate]
This film documents the Newman's holiday to Westgate in 1945, in which the family spend their time at the beach.
[Trip to Winchelsea; Steam Trains; Garden Scenes; Wisborough Green]
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||1676|
Colour film of the Gowlland family in 1948 to 1949. Staying at their holiday cottage in Sussex, they visiting Rye and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway. At home in Croydon, the children play on their toy 'steam wagon' and the family takes walks with their puppy at Squerries Court in Kent.. The family also visit relatives in Wisborough Green.
[Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway]
|Date||[ca. early 1960s]||ID||12255|
Narrow steam railway with views of the locomotive and views from moving train as it travels to Dymchurch, New Romney and Dungeness.
Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
An amateur film which uses archive photographs and film, actuality footage and intertitles to recount the story of the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RHDR).
[Golden Sands at New Romney]
The Sellen family on holiday at Golden Sands holiday park at New Romney, Kent. This silent film is a sometimes cheeky account of the family taking part in a number of organised activities, typically associated with holiday camps of the period, such as sporting and fancy dress competitions.
[Beach; Trips; Hop Farming; London Zoo]
An amateur film of family visits and outings in Kent and London.
[Nature Classes and Field Trips]
Forming part of the Astor School collection, this amateur film features pupils and teachers from the Astor School, Dover. The pupils are accompanied by teachers on a field trip to Hythe Bay where they are seen exploring flora and fauna in different locations. The children return to a classroom and create displays with what they have found.
[Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway; Kent & East Sussex Railway]
Four films made by amateur film-maker and train enthusiast Barry Coward. The films contain footage of steam trains on the Kent and East Sussex Railway and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. The camera focusses mainly on the engines, but there are also shots of passenger carriages and platforms.
[Apple Fayre; swimming pool; light railway; paddle steamer 'Waverley']
An amateur home movie featuring family activities at various locations in Kent. The Sykes family on trips out to an Apple Fayre, picnicing, swimming and spending time at the beach. Family members ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway and the paddle steamer Waverley.
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