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Ripley 1953 Coronation Celebrations

The original cine film was taken at the Ripley Village Coronation Celebrations on the 2nd June 1953 and was shown at a village event shortly after the Coronation and later converted to video tape.

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RING IN THE NEW

Every New Year’s Eve leads to a bit of jubilation, hope springing eternal that the next year may turn out to be something better than the last. With many people it’s a case of modest celebrations in the home, sometimes with a little ceremony, where the traditions still give pleasure and such artistry as hand bell ringing survives.

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Lest We Forget

This video examined the numbers who went to war and those who perished, including Robin Skene the first casualty of the war.

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The “Bank Job”

This re-edited footage with a new sound track shows how the old Nat West Bank was moved up the road in Ripley High Street to its final resting place where it is now – our museum.

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