Amateur footage of family activities at Butlins holiday camp in Bognor Regis during the 1960s, which includes heats of the ‘Miss She’ competition, a fashion contest in ‘day wear’ sponsored by Nat Mags (short for National Magazine Company who published ‘She’); a Father and Son competition; a couple’s wheelbarrow race; a backwards three-legged race; a women’s tug o’ war; swimming competitions (breast stroke) and Daily Mirror bucket coracle pool contest.
Film maker Ronald Pringle presents more film of holidays and excursions in Scotland, north west and south west England.
This film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows excursions and holidays in Scotland, between the years 1972 and 1973, taking in theScottish Highlands and coastal destinations as well as events at an air show. Other sections are taken presumably at the filmmaker’s garden at home.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows more of the filmmaker’s beloved Scotland along with holidays in different parts of England, in particular East Anglia and the West Country and finishing with Christmas lights in London.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote shows the Catalonian coastal village of Sant Feliu and the sardine fishermen who make a living from the sea.
This film by Lilian Wincote of South Shields is of a visit to Ravello, a resort town set 365 metres above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast, and is home to iconic cliffside gardens.
This is a film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote showing the sights and attractions in Bruge in Belgium.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote records a visit to Venice. All the well known landmarks in this historic place are captured.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote is of a visit to the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy. Views of the coast and the old town of Amalfi appear in the film.
This film by South Shields filmmaker records a visit to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast during August and September of 1965. At the time of filming Dubrovnik was in Yugoslavia, but is now in Croatia.
A film by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club showing a stock car or banger car race taking place at the Brands Hatch racing circuit near Swanley in Kent in 1973.
An amateur film by Betty Cook and Peter Whitaker from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at Brands Hatch motor racing circuit near Swanley in Kent on the 20th July 1974. The film also includes film of the practice sessions taken over the previous few days. As well as the racing taking place on the track, the film include views of the crowds enjoying themselves as well as many of the international drivers taking part including Maria Grazia "Lella" Lombardi, one of the first female Formula 1 drivers who debuted during this Grand Prix. The film also includes an audio interview with Graham Hill about his racing career.
An amateur film by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club showing activities taking place in the pit lane at Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire before a Formula 1 Grand Prix race, possibly 1975. The film doesn't come with any commentary but is played over a cover version of the Isaac Hayes hit 'Shaft'.
A home movie by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club of a family caravanning holiday in 1975. The primary focus of the trip was to attend the British Grand Prix taking place at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire on the 19th July and includes footage of James Hunt giving autographs to fans. As well as the Grand Prix the film also includes a visit the Donnington Collection, the world's largest museum of Grand Prix cars in Derbyshire and a visit to the canals and waterways near Stony Stratford in Buckinghamshire and Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire.
An amateur film by Betty Cook of the British Grand Prix taking place at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire on the 16th July 1977. As well as the Grand Prix itself, that was won by James Hunt, the film records the practice sessions taking place a few days before the race as well as the many spectators there to enjoy the day.
An amateur film by Betty Cook from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at the Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit in Northamptonshire on the 18th July 1981. As well as the main Formula 1 race which was won by John Watson who features, the film includes a practice session taking place before the main race as well as views of the crowds enjoying the day. A large part of the film is shot from the pit lanes showing the cars and drivers preparing for racing.
An amateur film by Betty Cook from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at Brands Hatch Racing Circuit on the 18th July 1982. As well as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which was won by Austrian driver Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda, the film also includes a vintage car race as well as views from the pit lanes where Nigel Mansell is filmed walking past. As well as the races, the film also includes views of the crowds enjoying the racing and sunbathing on what must have been a sweltering day.
An amateur film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates on the rail network of the Southern region. Steam engines unique to the Southern network are in evidence, particularly the WCBB [West Country & Battle of Britain] class. Some of the footage is of special gatherings or excursions for steam railway enthusiasts.
An amateur film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates steam rail operations up and down the country as well as the North East. The film includes a special excursion by the Flying Scotsman and views of shunting engines believed to be at Southampton Docks.
Filmmaker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson looks at steam railways in Wales and in North Yorkshire. The Wales footage includes their distinctive narrow gauge railways.