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Richard Brookes Collection: Wedding, Ilford

Speeches, toasts and kippahs in this Super 8 home movie of Richard and Lyn Brookes’s wedding, held at Beehive Lane Synagogue in Ilford.

Amateur film 1973 3 mins Silent

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Richard and Lyn Brookes married in 1971, but after working in the United States, married again in 1973 at home in Ilford. Captured here on Super 8 film, the wedding took place at the Beehive Lane Synagogue in Ilford. Guests are shown arriving at the reception, followed by the couple. The men are all wearing kippahs. Toasts and speeches are made, dances are danced and everybody is smiling. A lovely look at a personal day.