Your search results for 'Rural life' (105)
The Meet of the Quorn Hounds at Kirby Gate 1912 1912
Huge crowds gather to see off the Quorn Hunt in Leicestershire - and there's not a saboteur in sight.
3 mins United Kingdom
Farming and Flowers in the 1930s 1939
A wonderful example of farming in the days before mechanisation, showing horse drawn ploughs and harvesters, and the labour intensive activity of building giant haystacks.
12 mins United Kingdom
I Saw This, November 1940 1940
An enigmatic pot-pourri of a film of a village in wartime. Although life appears here as normal, an inauspicious motif seems to lurk within the avant-garde cinematic style.
17 mins United Kingdom
Eastbourne 1946 1946
Enjoy an austerity holiday in Eastbourne with the Corder family in this delightful colour film from 1946.
14 mins United Kingdom
Dale: Ploughing Competitions Herefordshire 1956 1956
Whether by horse or tractor the furrow must be straight as a die; competitive ploughing at Derndale and Llanwarne in Herefordshire.
12 mins United Kingdom
A Day at the Royal Norfolk Show 1969 1969
A very excitable poodle and a rather laid back pug enter the ‘best in show’ dog competition at the Royal Norfolk Show in 1969.
26 mins United Kingdom
A Day at Aylsham Show 1971 1971
A varied and exciting program of events at East Anglia’s largest one-day agricultural show, the Aylsham Show held at the Blickling Estate.
13 mins United Kingdom
Cotton Village Fete 1972 1972
Funfair rides, Punch and Judy, and competitions for the young and young-at-heart at Cotton Village Fete, Suffolk in 1972.
6 mins United Kingdom
Round and About 1942
This lovely film gives a vivid portrait of Swallownest village in the winter of 1942, with fishing in icy rivers and children playing in the snow, apparently oblivious to the war.
16 mins United Kingdom
A Tour of Northern Irish Agricultural Shows 1957
All the fun of the country fair. This vibrant film documents the array of events and sheer spectacle of agricultural shows across Ulster.
18 mins Northern Ireland
Anglia Reports - Rural Life 1981
Villages are not just picture postcards – they are real communities with real issues. TV report on the DIY community action in East Anglia.
22 mins United Kingdom
An idyllic picture of country life between the wars, with children playing on the village green next to grazing cows and a farmer walks down a country lane with a milk urn on his back.
15 mins United Kingdom
Art of the Creel 1974
Weave and twist and master the techniques of traditional Irish craft in this introduction to the wonderful world of willow weaving
3 mins Northern Ireland
Writers' and Artists' Commune 1970
Author Cressida Lindsay has created a commune in rural Norfolk for fellow writers, artists, sculptors, and the occasional pop group.
7 mins United Kingdom
The Three That Got Away - The Story of the Coypu in Great Britain 1964
The large-scale operation to exterminate coypus from the East Anglian countryside in the 1960s. An ‘Another World’ documentary for Granada.
25 mins United Kingdom
Casting one eye on history and the other towards the future, Father Michael Collins examines the changing lives of his parishioners.
58 mins Northern Ireland
Battle of Edge Hill 1960
It may now be a sleepy corner of Warwickshire but look behind the modern facade of Southam and the spirit of rebellion and bloodshed is not far away.
2 mins United Kingdom
Sodom and Begorrah 1967
Amusing fantasy of the adventures of a priest who finds his new parish in the grip of the most blatant depravity
13 mins Northern Ireland
Birling, My Parish 1964
A charming film about a priest and his parish with scenes of rural life, churches, a garden fete and a wedding.
16 mins United Kingdom
The Blacksmith 1978
Joe O’Neill demonstrates the magical alchemy of the forge in a film by Roy Spence created for the Ulster Folk Museum.
28 mins Northern Ireland Director. Roy Spence
Red + Green + Blue 1970
In this structural-materialist film, colour is generated by landscape: from the sky, the grass and berries
15 mins United Kingdom Director. Mike Leggett
Creel Making in Boho 1975
Travel to Boho and witness the disappearing art of the creel basket-maker
29 mins Northern Ireland
Brayford Village Outing 1927
Villagers of Brayford on a communal outing
4 mins United Kingdom
Bredon Hill Worcestershire 1971
"When Bredon Hill puts on his cap, men of the Vale beware of that." So speaks countryman Fred Archer about the weather on the landmark that splits the Malverns from the Cotswolds.
5 mins United Kingdom