Moving History – West Sussex

English Rural Life man showing prize bull at fare in West Sussex


Compilations of films showing our changing rural landscape will be shown over a number of days at two County Shows in the South East, at the Hop Farming exhibition at the Kent History & Library Centre and at ‘Our Country Lives’ exhibition at the Museum of English Rural Life.


South of England County Show

9th – 11th June

South of England County Show at Ardingley, West Sussex – 9/10/11 June 2016.

A programme of archive with music showcasing the very best of the Britain on Film Rural content from the Screen Archive South East. This programme will chart the changing nature of our rural landscape over the last century and the changes to traditional farming and rural craft practices used by generations before the mechanisation of agricultural farming. Also integral to the content will be the representation of rural leisure activities.