Pilgrims' Way

Films from the North Downs

Sunday 9 October 2022 – 14:15
47 mins
Certificate: DFF U
Venue: Denbies Wine Estate Visitor Centre

Pilgrims’ Way
Director: William N. Boyle, UK, 1956, 33 mins.

Brockham Green Festival
UK, 1958, 14 mins.
Brockham Green Festival, 28 June 1958 made by the North Downs Cinematograph Society with kind permission of Mr Laitwood

The festival will be screening two archive films showing what life was like along the North Downs in the 1950s. Pilgrims’ Way is a travelogue that follows the historical route between Winchester and Canterbury. Notable stops in Surrey include Guildford – where at the time the cathedral was still being built, Newark, Shere, Abinger Hammer, Dorking and Burford Meadow. Brockham Green Festival documents the 15th Century Festival of 1958 filmed by the North Downs Cinematograph Society.

With thanks to the Screen Archive South East and British Film Institute. 

Screen Archive South East
Screen Archive South East

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Image from Pilgrims’ Way showing in Films from the North Downs