Festival Of Britain Festivities In Thetford

1951 , Thetford (Norfolk)

A local newsreel of Festival of Britain celebrations in Thetford.

The market square fills with carnival participants and watching crowds. A decorated float, the 'Anglian Cafe', features a live band, others represent the Co-op and Eastern Electricity. Mrs Connie Ramm appears as the Carnival Queen. Also identified are Mr. Rolph, Mr. Bernard and then Mr Dixon between two policeman. There is a close-up of a police inspector. Children in fancy dress and members of the crowd pose for the camera. More floats are shown, some with a nautical theme, including one featuring three girls from the Greenough family. Mr Culey's landrover pulls the 'Anglian Cafe' float. The floats parade around the square and a Burrell steam traction engine, the `Princess Mary', joins in the procession. Thetford Town Band completes the parade, with animated groups of children and adults posing for the camera.

Featured Buildings

The Angel Public House; The Guildhall; Central Hotel

Featured Events

Local parade celebrating the Festival of Britain 1951

Keywords

Celebrations; Carnivals; Festival of Britain

Manifestations

Festival Of Britain Festivities In Thetford

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    Duration
    0:12:11
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    731981
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    0:12:11
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
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    0:12:11
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
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    Reference
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    0:07:48
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    Reference
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    Modification Date
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    Reference
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    Modification Date
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    Parts
    Reference
    674544
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    INV177558
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    Modification Date
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    Reference
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    INV249195
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    Duration
    0:12:30
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    Parts
    Reference
    563500
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    N
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    Neg / Pos Type (data migration 25/06/2021): camera
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    positive
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
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    Reference
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    Sound
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