The Diocese Of Norwich

1952 - 1958 , Norwich (Norfolk)

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Local filmmakers capture scenes, both urban and rural, around the Diocese of Norwich, an area covering all of Norfolk except for the extreme west of the county.

Opening with views of beaches, drifters and activities at Yarmouth Quay around 1945, the film shows the woods and lavender crop at Heacham, Blickling Hall and its gardens, King's Lynn, the Bishop at the annual Broads ceremony at St Benet's Abbey, Norwich Cathedral, Snettisham Church, Dereham Church and various other Norfolk churches. There are scenes at Swaffham, at Wolferton, at Castle Rising where the Bede women feature, and scenes of harvesting. Various Norfolk shows feature, one attended by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. New churches and prefabs in Norwich, some are on new estates. At Norwich Cathedral the choir are in the cloister. An African dignitary attends a service. A parade of people and clergy carry Church Union banners towards the West Door. A procession emerges including boys from Norwich schools. More sequences from other processions and gatherings.

Featured Buildings

Blickling Hall; St. Benet's Abbey; Norwich Cathedral; Snettisham Church; Dereham Church; Greyhound Hotel; Wolferton Station; Wolferton Church; St. Paul's, Hellesdon; Keswick College

Featured Events

Annual Broads Ceremony

Keywords

Agricultural shows; Ceremonies; Churches; Clergy; Harvesting; Housing; Housing estates; Religious services

Other Places

Great Yarmouth, Heacham, Blickling, King's Lynn, Snettisham, Dereham, Swaffham, Wolferton, Castle Rising

Manifestations

The Diocese Of Norwich

  • Barcode
    INV472847
    Canonical Identifier
    A-3638
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    Kodachrome
    Colour Type
    colour
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:15:16
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    05/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    707176
    Sound
    silent
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV156300
    Canonical Identifier
    TB 188
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    Umatic tape
    Dimension
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    22/07/2008
    Parts
    Reference
    673085
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV??0226
    Canonical Identifier
    A-245
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour Type
    colour
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    positive
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    561275
    Sound
    silent

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