The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Holland-on-Sea Carnivals Past and Present
Carnival Day in the seaside town of Holland-on-Sea captured each summer from 1980 to 1991, by amateur filmmaker Bert Gregory.
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Bert Gregory, who retired to Holland-on-Sea from Watford, often went out with his Super 8 camera to capture local events. This film is a record of carnival day in August each year from 1980 to 1991 that features not only Miss Holland-on-Sea for each year, but all the Carnival Queens from the neighbouring seaside towns from St. Osyth to Brightlingsea, from Colchester to Clacton.