• Short Summary

    A new bandstand and the Helen Gardens are opened at Eastbourne.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Bandstand And Garden. Opening ceremony at Eastbourne".

    Eastbourne, Sussex.

    Large crowds are out to watch the opening of the new bandstand and gardens. The Lord Lieutenant of Sussex is there with other dignitaries.

    Shots of speeches by the Mayor and his Lordship.

    The Mayor of Eastbourne (actually a Mayoress, Councillor Miss Thornton) and councillors come to open the Helen Gardens, just under Beachy Head.

    Views of people watching the opening.

    CU of tablet to commemorate the opening.

    More shots of crowds.

    Opening speech.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1879.09
    Media URN:
    61060
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:04:00 / 02:00:33:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 2

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "The Lord Lieutenant of Sussex is there" - his name is Lord Leconfield.

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