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HOPPING IN KENT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Hopping In Kent News In A Nutshell (1935)

Families from London spend traditional working holiday hop...

THE HOP PICKERS ARMY

The Hop Pickers Army (1927)

Traditional scenes of East Enders of all ages in the hop fields.

HOP PICKING aka THE GREAT TREK

Hop Picking AKA The Great Trek (1922)

Footage of men and woman at work in the Hopfields, Kent.

A BUMPER CROP

A Bumper Crop (1923)

A bumper crop of hops keep the pickers busy in Kent.

PROFIT AND PLEASURE HOLIDAY

Profit And Pleasure Holiday (1924)

Hop pickers at work in the fields of Kent.

THE HOP PICKERS ARMY

The Hop Pickers Army (1925)

Hop pickers get to work in the fields of Kent.

THE HOP PICKERS' ARMY

The Hop Pickers' Army (1926)

Families from East End of London go to Kent to pick hops on working...

THE HOP PICKERS' ARMY

The Hop Pickers' Army (1930)

Families from London's East End spend their holidays picking hops in Kent.

"Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow" (1930)

The 'Last Boat of Summer' leaves Herne Bay in Kent.

GOLF INTERNATIONAL

Golf International (1934)

England beats Scotland by 11 matches to 3 at the international golf...

THE HOP PICKERS' ARMY

The Hop Pickers' Army (1931)

All hands on deck as whole families join in to gather the Hop Harvest.

BREAKING UP OLD TRAMS AT MARGATE

Breaking Up Old Trams At Margate (1937)

Old trams dissembled at Margate.

NEW LIGHT PLANE

New Light Plane (1937)

New light plane crashes during demonstration to public - pilot only bruised.

GLUT OF SPRATS IN THE DOVER STRAITS

Glut Of Sprats In The Dover Straits (1938)

Fishermen shake millions of sprats out of nets at Deal.

BRITAIN'S LITTLE ELECTION WEEK

Britain's Little Election Week (1947)

People go to the polls in Britain's local municipal elections.

KENT - HOP PICKERING

Kent - Hop Pickering (1937)

Hop picking season in Kent.

SNOW SCENES IN KENT

Snow Scenes In Kent (1938)

Scenes of snow in the countryside and on roads.

THE POETRY OF MOTION

The Poetry Of Motion (1927)

A huge mass of gymnasts perform a striking display of exercises.

SOUTH COAST EXPRESS WRECKED

South Coast Express Wrecked (1927)

Scenes of cranes lifting twisted wreckage and following a train...

FIRST TIME FOR 14 YEARS

First Time For 14 Years (1927)

Hockey: England v Germany at Folkestone.

BEACH PARADISE OPEN

Beach Paradise Open (1921)

We see children using the swings and seesaw at their new playground on the...

38TH ANNUAL PLOUGHING MATCH

38th Annual Ploughing Match (1921)

Tractor driven ploughs compete against horse drawn ones in the 38th...

PLANE CRASH - SELLINDGE, KENT

Plane Crash - Sellindge, Kent (1938)

Wreckage of a Belgian aeroplane that landed in a Kent village...

GREAT TREK TO HOPFIELDS THE GREAT TREK

Great Trek To Hopfields The Great Trek (1922)

Footage of men and woman at work in the Hopfields,...

WHITSTABLE OYSTER SEASON

Whitstable Oyster Season (1938)

Good item showing young women having fun collecting oysters in...

COOK'S POULTRY FARM '1500 CHICKENS'

Cook's Poultry Farm '1500 Chickens' (1925)

1500 chickens organise themselves to spell out 'Pathe...

THE BIG LANDSLIDE

The Big Landslide (1925)

Men clear the tons of earth which have collapsed into a railway cutting in...

BRITAIN ALMOST UNDER WATER

Britain Almost Under Water (1929)

People attempt to cope with massive flooding in Kent.

NEW BRIDGES FOR OLD

New Bridges For Old (1930)

Men replace an old wooden railway bridge for a new steel one in 48 hours. ...

SPRING IS COMING

Spring Is Coming (1922)

Nice footage of sheep and lambs in the Spring, Kent.

BABY PLANE RACES

Baby Plane Races (1925)

Light aeroplane trials take place in Lympne, Kent.

CONQUERORS END

Conquerors End (1923)

The battleship "Conqueror" arrives to be broken up. Chatham, Kent.

LADIES' LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ladies' Long Distance Swimming Championships (1926)

Women's swimming race from Rochester to...

PROTECTING OUR SHIPPING

Protecting Our Shipping (1940)

Barrage balloons are used to protect Dover Harbour and the ships in it.

KENT

Kent (1946)

London hop pickers make their way to Kent for the season.

AROUND BRITAIN - KENT - GALES AND HEAVY SEAS

Around Britain - Kent - Gales And Heavy Seas (1948)

Rough seas at Kent.

AROUND BRITAIN - THAMES - SHIP COLLISION

Around Britain - Thames - Ship Collision (1948)

Shipwreck on the river Thames at Erith.

CARAVAN HOLIDAY  aka FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Caravan Holiday AKA Far From The Madding Crowd (1920)

An idyllic item showing people on a...

KING'S FERRY MEDWAY BOOM DEFENCE RAFTS

King's Ferry Medway Boom Defence Rafts (1923)

A diver goes into the river to help construct defence...

HERE'S HOPPING - OLD AND NEW

Here's Hopping - Old And New (1950)

Footage of new mechanical hop picking machine. Kent.

RISE AND SHINE - REVISED VERSION

Rise And Shine - Revised Version (1958)

The Royal Navy replace hammocks with fold away beds.

LIGHT HOUSE aka LIGHTHOUSE

Light House AKA Lighthouse (1937)

Footage of the 50 foot high lighthouse near the railway station at...

QUEEN SIGNS issue title HOW QUAINT!

Queen Signs Issue Title How Quaint! (1937)

Sign above street light in Tunbridge Wells that thanks...

BARGE IN FIELD part of GOOD HEALTH issue

Barge In Field Part Of Good Health Issue (1938)

Old barge is left in field - grass and weeds grow...

WISHING POOL issue title -

Wishing Pool Issue Title - "Yours And Mines" (1940)

Girls leave their footprints in clay on stones...

EXERCISE 'DISASTER'

Exercise 'disaster' (1965)

A staged train crash tests skills of emergency services. Kent.

HOP PICKING AUTOMATION

Hop Picking Automation (1969)

Automated machines replace people - hop picking, Kent.

MOTOR CYCLING issue title PATHE PICTORIAL HUNTS FOR THRILLS

Motor Cycling Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Hunts For Thrills (1947)

Motorcycle and sidecar racing...

SMASHING UP OLD MARGATE TRAM CAR

Smashing Up Old Margate Tram Car (1936)

Film of the destruction of an old Margate tram.

1066 WHERE THE FAMOUS BATTLE WAS REALLY FOUGHT aka HASTINGS AND BATTLE - SCENES...

1066 Where The Famous Battle Was Really Fought AKA Hastings And Battle - Scenes... (1935)

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