Battle of britain 4-6-2 34057 'Biggin Hill' at Woking 13 May 1967 - photo copyright R.W.Bridger

Industrial films from the North Downs

Saturday 17 October 2015  – 10:00

50 mins

Certificate: DFF PG

Take a journey with the Dorking Film Festival into the industrial heritage of the Dorking and the North Downs with this selection of archive films. Featured films include a 1960s film record of watermills along the River Mole, a collection of still and film material used to recreate the route of two of Surrey’s railway lines and a tour of Guildford and the surrounding countryside from the back of a Dennis Fire Engine! A live piano accompaniment will be played alongside these silent films.

Old Surrey Watermills – Mills on the River Mole
Dennis Fire Engine Tours Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere
Surrey Railway Archive – Godstone to Guildford
Surrey Railway Archive – Ashtead – Dorking – Bookham
Betchworth Lime Kilns

With thanks to the Screen Archive South East and the Surrey Railway Archive.

 Image Battle of britain 4-6-2 34057 ‘Biggin Hill’ at Woking 13 May 1967 – (C) RW Bridger