Activities taking place all over the country over the Easter weekend.
Easter Parade. Battersea in London. L/S of the Easter Parade Float. C/U of the Easter Princess on the Jersey float. Shots of the crowd. M/S of the fashion float. C/U of three girls on fashion float. Various more shots of the carnival in progress.
Numerous good shots of the 1961 Oxford v Cambridge University boat race. Cambridge win the race close race. Shots of Anthony Armstrong-Jones watching race from motor launch.
M/S of press photographers. L/S of fire brace going out to demonstrate new fire fighting equipment on the River Thames. M/S of fireboat demonstrating water jets.
Numerous shots of the International 100 motor race in progress at Goodwood. The race includes several well known drivers - Stirling Moss, John Surtees and Graham Hill. The race is won by Surtees. The Duke of Kent (Prince Edward) is present with his fiancee Katherine Worsley (Duchess of Kent).
Southend, Essex. L/S of deserted promenade. C/U of two old ladies sitting huddled on edge of promenade in the rain. C/U of man and child walking along jetty towards boat. More shots of people on very wet looking day.
Various good shot of tug-of-war competition over river. Several people end up in the river.
Easter meeting of the Glencoe Ski Club. Several shots of people skiing down the mountainside in Scotland. The skiers weave in and out of sticks.
Trafalgar Square bomb marches. L/S of thousands of people in the square to protest against 'H' bomb. Shots of students with poster and banners. Cannon Williams and Bertrand Russell address the crowds on platform. More shots of crowds.