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...
Lovely girls help oyster fishermen to catch and sample the first oysters of the season.
The local mayor presides over the rituals of netting the first oysters of the season.
The Mayor samples first oyster of the new season, Colchester, Essex.
Duchy of Cornwall oysters are enjoyed in first Cornish oyster feast. Falmouth, Cornwall.
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for LORD JELLICOE and FIRST CORNISH OYSTER FEAST in G 1236.
Roundup of the short news around the world.
Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.