Film ID:
YFA 4

LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE, RIPON COLLEGE

1948

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Description

This film documents the laying of the foundation stone of St. Margaret's Hall at Ripon Training College. The stone was laid by the Princess Royal in 1950.

Title - Ripon Training College
The laying of the foundation stone of a new block of college buildings. On the 25th September 1950
By her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

The soldiers' Guard of Honour is outside the college and waiting for the arrival of HRH The Princess Royal. She arrives in a car, and after which, a band plays. This is followed by an inspection of the Guard. Students can be seen at the college. They are lined up watching the event. There is a procession of the Royal party, and HRH The Princess Royal ceremonially lays the foundation stone. After the laying of the stone, there are speeches and a presentation to commemorate the day. The students watch the Royal party leave at the close of the ceremony.

Title - The End