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Watery Trail: River Medway
This well-made amateur film with intertitles chronicles the River Medway, tracing it from its source at Turners Hill to its mouth at Sheerness, capturing the places and industries which line its banks.
In the Medway Valley
A lengthy amateur film with intertitles which charts the course of the River Medway from its source to Aylesford. In addition to filming the ever-changing size and speed of the river, the film-maker gives special attention to the mediaeval stone bridges which straddle it. The people, vessels and animals which populate the river are also filmed.
Gowlland Film [Film Diary For 1950]
Film of the Gowlland family in 1950 at home and on outings to Fairlight Cove, London, Cambridge and Gloucestershire. The family also attend a wedding, and celebrate Christmas at home.
[HH Cub Camp; Opening of Guides at Burgess Hill]
|Date||1957; October 1957||ID||9958|
This edited film shows the Haywards Heath Rover Scouts at various camping activities. This includes: making ready for a camp; playing a game of rounders; at a camp near Penshurst [?]; and Lady Burnham opening the new Brownie and Guide Hut in Burgess Hill in October 1957.
A colour film which traces a young couple on a day's outing by car to various historic buildings in rural Kent. The colour sequence is bookended by B&W images of a screening of the amateur film in a domestic setting.
[Steam fair; Public Parks; Air Show; Wedding]
|Date||1965; [ca. 1970s - early 1980s]||ID||10711|
Amateur film of family trips to sites of interest in Kent, Sussex and London.
[Home Park; West Country Scenes]
|Date||1967 - 1968||ID||5671|
This film shows domestic scenes at Ernest and Gladys Dickins' house near Oxted in Surrey. It also features various day trips and holidays, including visits to Devon and Folkestone.
[London Airport; Newhaven; Bodiam; Eastbourne; Car Journey through Sussex; Devon; Model Boats at Hove; Shoreham; Penshurst Place; Autocross at Ninfield; Drusillas Zoo]
|Date||1969 - 1971||ID||4164|
Heathrow Airport traffic, The Royal Sovereign light tower under construction at Newhaven harbour, Eastbourne Seafront, a drive through the villages of East Sussex, school boys on a trip to the Bluebell Railway, Hove boating lake, a helicopter and vintage car display, and car races near Battle, filmed by Henry (Harry) Colley between 1969 and 1971.
[Public Houses and Gardens in Kent]
Amateur film of visits to four of Kent's finest stately homes and gardens: Hever castle, Leeds castle, Groombridge Place gardens, Penshurst Place gardens.
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