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Holiday News of Bracklesham

Join the Hinchcliffs at Bracklesham Bay in this family film from 1937 - with beachside frolics, sand yachts and Uncle Bert’s fishing lessons

Amateur film 1937 14 mins Silent

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This heartwarming film starts with a departure from Croydon. After arriving at their lovely beach house the family plays on the beach and in the sea over the next few weeks. A sand yacht scoots along the sands while more visiting friends and relations arrive. Colour footage shows more beach side antics while Grandad goes paddling. After fishing lessons from Uncle Bert the family visit a boating pond and ride the pedalos. After colour views of the skies the family heads home.