Item title reads: "The First Oysters. Opening of Season celebrated with ancient custom including, of course, "the gin and the gingerbread"."
M/S of Mayor in chains of office with other people in background. They raise their glasses in a toast, and wave their hats...
Lovely girls help oyster fishermen to catch and sample the first oysters of the season.
The Mayor samples first oyster of the new season, Colchester, Essex.
The mayor and other officials enjoy the first oysters of the season in Colchester.
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.