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At the Sign of the Ram and Gate
A fictional account of a how a Fleet Street journalist was sent to the Kent Coast to convalesce and was pleasantly surprised by his experience.
[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.
[St Lawrence College CCF; Harvest Festival; Bournemouth; Silver City Aircraft at Manston; Cricket at Hastings]
|Date||1959; 27 September 1959; 1960||ID||9166|
This edited film shows scenes of a St Lawrence College CCF military demonstration with a military band, a field of poppies, and family group portraits in a garden. A harvest festival celebration takes place at the Three Bridges Free Church with flowers and vegetables on the stage. An outing to Milford-on-Sea, is followed by further scenes of a Military band display. The next sequence shows a HP81 Hermes 4A Silver City aeroplane (G-ALDU) at Manston Airfield and a cricket match at the Devonshire Terrace, Hastings.
Holiday 1960 filmed by Mary
This colour film includes a series of views featuring the Thanet coastline in Kent, showing towns and beaches with holiday makers. Locations include Westgate, Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.
[Prince, Ramsgate Corporation Horse Retiring to Ranch]
|Date||1960 - 1961||ID||5248|
A film of three parts, following a horse called Prince who is shown working at the seaside and as part of a carnival before he is taken to a ranch for retired horses and donkeys, filmed by Enid Briggs in the early 1960s.
[Ridley’s Corner; Youth Band; Girl Guides; Shopping Centre; Carnival; The British and Foreign Bible Society; Senior Department Outing]
|Date||1960; 3 September 1960||ID||9167|
This edited film features scenes of various local events including a YPF hockey match, portraits outside TBFC; views of the woodland and a large house at Ridley's Corner; a Cub Scout camp in a field, St Lawrence College CCF military band and ceremony (same as TID: 9166), views of a several stately homes and gardens through the seasons, a house being renovated, a marching band at the Queen's Square shopping centre with a carnival parade; and the British & Foreign Bible Society stand. The film closes with a 'senior department' outing to a beach (Littlehampton?).
[St Lawrence College: West Sussex Cricket Match; West Sussex Cadets]
This edited film shows a men's Cricket match with views of a 1930s style Modernist Clubhouse Pavilion, and a group of Army Cadets parading around a field in front of several buildings at St Lawrence College, Ramsgate.
Members of the Hidson family and friends attempt to sail a motor cruiser from Southampton to Gillingham during the summer of 1965. The eventful journey is captured by a family friend in this amateur film.
Blanco adds Brightness
This colour film shows a visit from family friend 'Blanco', with scenes of the seaside at Herne Bay, Grand Pavillion on the Pier and several visits to various extended family members and friends in the Maidstone and Bromley areas. Blanco joins a gathering in a house, later continuing her trip to visit Ramsgate seafront with views of Pleasurama, Pet's Corner, The Regency Hotel, and marina.
[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.
[Way of the Stour]
|Date||1967 to 1970||ID||4829|
Films cover the course of the Stour River or Great Stour, Kent from Egerton (Near Ashord) to Richborough Port (Sandwich); Riverside scenes, old buildings Chartham Papermills, the castle and the Cathedral in Canterbury; Hovis breadmill at Fordwich with waterwheel, several apple orchards, an oast house and the coalfield at Chislet.
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.
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