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Around East Anglia

A cine enthusiast’s extensive tour of East Anglia capturing a snapshot of each of the pretty villages and settlements, and of the larger towns or cities in each of the counties.

Amateur film 1963 51 mins Silent

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A visual tour of East Anglia, captured by an amateur filmmaker, and featuring many of the region’s settlements, from rural hamlet to coastal town and beyond. Beginning in Cambridgeshire, at the county’s capital, then over the border to West Suffolk, next Essex, before returning to Suffolk this time the east of the county, and finally touring Norfolk. A rare glimpse of the filmmaker’s "better half" is seen at 27:20, thanking a B&B owner for their hospitality.

The filmmaker’s tour of East Anglia includes the following destinations:- Cambridge; St. Ives, River Ouse; Balsham; Hemmingford Grey; Hemmingford Abbots; Godmanchester; Isle of Ely; Ashley; Lidgate; Clare; Cavendish; Brent Eleigh; Monks Eleigh; Saffron Walden; Audley End; Finchingfield; Thaxted; Colchester; Kersey; Flatford Mill; Pin Mill; Thorpeness; Southwold; Lowestoft; Gorleston and Great Yarmouth; Sheringham; Norfolk Wildlife Park; Salthouse Broad; Blakeney; Holkham Mill.