Film ID:
NEFA 22047

BELLINGHAM SHOW

1960s

Visitor Tabs

Description

Amateur record of the North Tyne and Redesdale Agricultural Society Show at Bellingham on 28 August in the 1960s filmed by Vic Cross.

A large sign advertises the 'Bellingham Show Aug 28'. General views follow of the show field.

A male potter demonstrates his craft to a small crowd. He makes a small vase on a pottery wheel. He then stands beside a stall for the 'Northumbrian Pottery'.

A man competes against other contestants in a kind of obstacle race using a chainsaw to carve a sreies of logs.

General views follow of the show. Banners and jazz bands can be seen in the far background. A group of showjumping competitors pose for the camera. A juvenile jazz band in purple and white uniforms parades by. A boy is seated in a small decorated trade cart pulled by a pony. The cart holds a few old fashioned crates of milk up front.

The film ends with footage of the show jumping event and (in distance) two competitors taking part in Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling.