Film ID:
NEFA 22047



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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.