SOUTH RONALDSAY 'HORSES' / STROMNESS SHOPPING WEEK / COUNTY SHOW / LUPINS

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Places:

  • Orkney Islands

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Agriculture

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SOUTH RONALDSAY 'HORSES' / STROMNESS SHOPPING WEEK / COUNTY SHOW / LUPINS

Reference number: 7491

Date: 1961c

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 15.30 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the boys ploughing match and costume parade at South Ronaldsay. Costume parades and agricultural show in Stromness and Finstown, Orkney.

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(00.00) South Ronaldsay Horses and Ploughmen girls dressed in costume as 'horses' and boys carrying hand ploughs parade in streets (01.16) coach arrives at beach. boys given tickets. boys in ploughing match on sand in beach while crowds of onlookers watch (02.37) Stormy weather gvs of rough seas in Isbister Bay In for shelter. Boats at anchor in bay to weather the storm. Pan of boats docked in Kirkwall harbour (03.53) Stromness Saturday Night Gvs of the gala parade lead by the shopping queen in a carriage. C/u of some of the floats including Orkney Fishermens Society and The Golfing Minstrels (05.13) Fireworks display at night (05.45) A Quick Look at the Whins gvs of gorse bushes in bloom in Firth. A Quick look at the Lupins. Gvs of a field filled with lupins in Sandwick. A quick look at the County Show. crowds at showground. tractors and farm implements on display. show cattle. scooter race in showring. horse and pony race in showring (08.38) Finstown Fancy Dress Parade adults and children in costume parading in streets. float parade.head shots of entrants in costume (10.32) Herston South Ronaldsay. Gvs of Herston. Gvs of wrecked boat on beach (11.29) Kirkwall and Roundabout. Gvs of of countryside near Kirkwall. Exts of St Magnus Cathedral. Kirkwall streets. Exts of Kirkwall Post Office. gvs of harbour. Street illuminations at night (14.24) Lighthouse production. Cattle in a field. Cattle being herded into shed by dog (15.30)