Film ID:
NEFA 18582

LYNN STREET ADULT TRAINING CENTRE SCARBOROUGH TRIP AND SPORTS FOR ALL 1977

1977

Visitor Tabs

Description

A film in the Hartlepool Council collection that documents a holiday visit to Scarborough in 1977 by a group of students with learning disabilities from the Lynn Street Adult Training Centre. The film also features the students at a sports day in Clairville Stadium in Middlesbrough.

Title: Lynn Street Adult Training Centre 1977

A group of people with learning disabilities from Hartlepool are at the seaside resort of Scarborough. The camera pans along the students seated againts the promenade railings. They stand outside the Marina Bar and theatre advertising the 'Black & White Minstrel Show' and 'Best Star Don McLean' A crowd of people wait to enter a theatre. A woman in a pink dress stands in front of a theatre advertisement. In the background, there is a sign for Corrigans, either an amusement arcade or bingo hall, and a fish and chip shop. Interior shot of the Black and White Minstrel show.

In the next sequence, students take part in a Sports for All event at Clairville Stadium, Middlesbrough. Various shots document adults and children taking part in races, sitting and kneeling on the grass, and standing in a group. Crowds are seated in part of the stands. There are shots of a sprint race taken beside the athletic track, and of a girl running solo down the track towards camera. Races include tug of war and egg and spoon. competitors are awarded their prizes at the end of the event.