No title - paperwork reads - The first oysters. Opening of season celebrated with ancient customs including, of course, "the gin and the gingerbread". Colchester, Essex.
M/S of the mayor and a man in tricorner hat drinking gin out of small glasses and eating gingerbread. M/S as they stand in a boat and haul nets of oysters out of the sea. M/S as the mayor and other officials eat them and throw the shells into the sea. Various shots as the mayor and others eat the oysters.
Note: an orange tinted version exists.