Tall Ships: Newcastle Maritime Festival 86 (video)

  • Description

    "The golden age of shipping is recreated on the quaysides of Gateshead and Newcastle as a flotilla of tall-masted ships flying flags from all over the world drop anchor in the Tyne during the annual Tall Ships Race. The spectacle of the sailing ships, ranging from large square-rigged vessels to smaller boats, creates a carnival atmosphere appreciated by the snap-happy crowds onshore. Young sea cadets hang from the rigging as the Queen arrives at The Royalist training ship. It is believed this film was shot by Betty Cook, President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society..."
  • Owner

    British Film Institute - National Archive
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://player.bfi.org.uk/film/watch-tall-ships-newcastle-maritime-festival-86-1986/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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