Rodney Roberts

Good old fashioned fun at the Christchurch Deaf Society’s picnic

1991
Footage of the 1991 Christchurch Deaf Society's picnic day held at Spencer Park. On a progressively windy day the local Deaf community gathered to enjoy traditional Deaf community games including tug-of-war, egg throwing, welly throwing, and some less common games such as a dress-up relay.
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Annual Deaf community picnic organised by the Christchurch Deaf Society held at Spencer Park on the outskirts of Christchurch. Footage shows the community arriving and socialising, before starting traditional Deaf community picnic games including tug-of-war, sprinting, boot throwing, egg throwing, dress-up relay.

File ref: RR16-02-CE91

Donated by Rodney Roberts
Original format VHS-C