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|Date||1927 - 1929||ID||3183|
Percy Nightingale films friends and family in the garden of his Crawley home 'Nutmead' over the course of three years. The adults play both to the camera and with their children during the changing seasons.
Crawley & District Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club
|Date||1927 - 1928||ID||2259|
This amateur film captures people playing bowls, croquet and lawn tennis at an outdoor sports club in Crawley in the late 1920s.
[Local Scenes and Family Pictures]
A compilation of films by an amateur film-maker. The films include family outings, scenes at a livestock market and a historical pageant. The pageant also includes a brief scene showing Christopher Robin Milne (son of author A.A.Milne) leading a group of children dressed as characters from his father's books: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and Kanga.
['Nutmead' Play: 'Hazeldene Orchestra']
|Date||1927; 1928; 1931||ID||2433|
Percy and Eleanor Grace Nightingale and friends perform a brief play in front of the camera in the garden of their Crawley home 'Nutmead'. The 'Hazeldene Orchestra', under the conductorship of its founder Moses Nightingale, celebrates his 70th birthday and its 50th anniversary with a musical performance in the garden of 'Hazeldene'.
[Moruth; School Sports; Christening]
Florence Nightingale Payne films family and friends in the gardens of her Surrey home 'Moruth'. Her daughter Margaret joins classmates at Croham Hurst School's Sports Day. Members of the extended Nightingale family gather at the christening of the Edward John Nightingale.
[Family Pictures; Holmesdale; South Darenth]
|Date||1928 - 1932||ID||2261|
Percy Nightingale films his young family playing in a South Darenth garden - the camera focuses much of its attention on eldest son David. The film ends with footage of a large, light-hearted family gathering in an unidentified garden - the participants are believed to be members of his wife's family, the Reeves.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
[Xmas at Hazeldene. Picking Spring Flowers]
Members of the Nightingale family gather in the snow-laden garden of the family home 'Hazeldene' - they build a snowman, have a snowball fight and play musical instruments. The film also contains footage from the following Spring of the Nightingale women picking wild primroses and daffodils.
N.A.C.A.M. Convention in Eastbourne
A compilation of home movie material including footage of amateur mixed double lawn tennis matches in Eastbourne, men playing golf, family members, and group outings in cars to the countryside.
[Golden Wedding. 'Moruth' Garden Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1928; 23 April 1934; [ca. 1935]||ID||2759|
A compilation of home movie footage shot by Percy Nightingale. The film contains images from the 1934 golden wedding celebrations of Moses and Ruth Nightingale in the garden of their Crawley home 'Hazeldene'. The remaining footage records Percy's daughter Margaret in the garden of their home 'Moruth' at various stages of her childhood.
[Nutmead Garden. Family scenes]
|Date||1929 - 1932||ID||2262|
Percy Nightingale films his young family playing in various gardens, including that of his Crawley home 'Nutmead'. Much of the film focuses on youngest son Edward John, starting with a shot of him as a newborn baby to images of him as a growing toddler.
Friends and family of Ruth and Moses Nightingale are entertained by a brass band (the West Crawly Silver Band?) in the garden of the family's Crawley home 'Hazeldene'. The immediate family gathers again on Boxing Day, performing to the camera in march-pasts, exiting and re-entering the house. The footage was shot by at least two members of the family.
Scotland June 1929
Two reels of amateur film with intertitles which chronicle a motoring holiday through the Highlands of Scotland. The holidaymakers explore the rugged landscape in three chauffeur-driven cars, stopping to watch the herring catch being unloaded at Oban and ending their trip in Edinburgh.
[Brighton and Worthing Beach Scenes]
|Date||13 August 1952||ID||2731|
Percy Nightingale and his young family enjoy days out on Brighton and Worthing beaches, swimming in the shallows and searching for pebbles with friends. Also included is some brief footage of a professional cricket match and a model boat lake.
[Hazeldene Orchestra]. Golden Wedding Celebrations at 'Hazeldene'
|Date||16 June 1931; 23 April 1934||ID||2733|
This home movie records the 1934 golden wedding celebrations of notable Crawley residents Moses and Ruth Nightingale. Family and friends join them for commemorative photographs in their Sussex garden. Three years earlier the garden plays host to a performance by the Hazeldene Orchestra in celebration of Moses' 70th birthday and the Orchestra's 50th anniversary.
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