Your search results for 'Religious festivals' (11)
Green's Racing Bantams at Preston Whit Fair 1906
Excited crowds mill around a gorgeous Edwardian carousel where the horses are chickens.
Whitsuntide Fair at Preston 1906
All the fun of the Whitsuntide Fair in Edwardian Preston.
1 mins United Kingdom
Women's Annual Bazaar for Israel, Shavuot 1949
A fascinating 1950s home movie compilation focuses on some of the official charitable events in Newcastle run by Jewish organisations – a link with the new State of Israel.
8 mins England
Tiger Bay and The Rainbow Club - II 1960
Cardiff’s Shirley Bassey, seen here as a member of The Rainbow Club, established to promote the performing arts amongst Tiger Bay children, found the crock of gold!
64 mins Wales
The Bread of Life 1933
Remarkable film about the making - and the meaning - of communion bread.
16 mins United Kingdom
Coronation Celebrations in Burgess Hill 1953
A week of Coronation festivities feature in this bunting laden film from 1953. Also seen are various silly races, Coronation mugs, a fancy-dress Carnival and a bonfire finale.
14 mins United Kingdom
Sean Connery's Edinburgh 1982
The screen legend conducts a personal tour of the great city that shaped him.
28 mins Scotland Director. Murray Grigor
Nigerian Wedding in Cornwall 1964
Dressing to please as the happy couple switch wedding dress for national dress.
Doorstep Paintings 1976
The first tentative step towards Diwali becoming a part of British culture sees Rangoli patterns on display on the doorsteps of Leicester.
6 mins United Kingdom
Whitsun Events 1973
Kirkby-in-Ashfield children, in their Sunday school best, take to the streets for the town's annual Whit walks.
13 mins United Kingdom
Local News Hastings 1914
A fascinating glimpse of life in Hastings on the eve of the Great War, featuring Empire Day, an aviatrix, physical jerks, fishermen and an eye-catching fancy-dress pageant.
10 mins United Kingdom