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From the Wolds to the Sea
There's something for everyone in Lincolnshire - from the excitement of the seaside to the peaceful inland wolds
Promotional 1980 26 mins
Skegness and Mablethorpe vie to offer the best thrills to holidaymakers, while inland in the softly undulating Lincolnshire wolds there's a "deep peace, which comes from centuries of calm prosperity." In this promotional film there's also a whistle-stop tour of Louth, Spilsby, Alford, Alvingham, Somersby, Woodhall Spa and Gibraltar Point, plus further local attractions.
Happy Sea Side Holidays
Home movie 1956 9 mins Location: Southport Sands
An enterprising family make the most of, not one, but eight seaside beaches dotted around the north of England, all in one summer.
Skegness Holiday Report
News 1979 3 mins Location: Skegness
Fighting back against the allure of the Costa Brava - Butlins tempts the East Midlands holidaymakers.
Bolton: Skegness 1935
Home movie 1935 5 mins Location: Skegness
Happy carefree days on the beach at Skegness for the Bolton family.
Around the Camps
Advert 1950 0 mins Location: Filey
Good morning campers! Explore the delights Butlin's camps have to offer around the UK in this breezy promotional film
Skegness Pier Badly Damaged
Non-Fiction 1919 1 mins Location: Skegness
Disastrous effects of a Dutch sailing ship smashing through Skegness Pier
A Visit to Skegness
Amateur film 1930 4 mins Location: Skegness
All aboard from King’s Cross to bracing Skegness, in this jolly trip captured by an amateur cine society
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.