A Portrait of Clavering, VA 27/6/1

This amateur film portrays a year in the life of the village of Clavering in north west Essex. Most of the filming was completed during 1990 and features a history of the village with notable events during the year, interspersed with scenes of village life. [0:00] Introduction [4:00] site of castle [5:00] Bury Manor [5:50] […]

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Bures and District Ploughing Match and Show, VA 5/5/1

[0:00:00] David Taylor-Balls, Chairman, and Colin Cracknell, committee member, talk about the history and nature of Bures and District Agricultural Club since its formation in 1943 [0:41:50] Ploughing (or furrow drawing) match and produce show [0:43:20] Vintage tractors ploughing [0:49:45] Threshing machine [0:50:10] Stationary engines [0:51:00] Ploughing with horses [0:53: 15] Modern tractors ploughing [0:54:55] […]

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