People gather to mourne victims, including 116 children, killed when Half a million tons of coal mining waste (a "tip") collapsed and crashed down a hillside onto Pantglas Junior School, burying both the school and 20 nearby houses in the village of Aberfan, Wales, UK, on October 21, 1966. View of the village, as three British sailors walk downhill on the sidewalk, past mourners walking uphill, on October 27th, to participate in a mass funeral for children who perished. A line of caskets is seen surrounded by flowers. Mourners gather on the side of the hill for the funeral service. Mourners place tributes on a huge cross of flowers laid out on the hillside
The flags of United States and United Kingdom fly from a launch. The British Battleship Cruiser, Renown, carrying Edward VIII, Prince of Wales, on his second Empire Cruise, is anchored nearby. The Prince of Wales, in military uniform, arrives by launch. He is accompanied by officials. As he steps from the dock, he is saluted by an American soldier. Accompanying him are British military and naval officers and U.S.civilian officials (in top hats). Lord Louis Mountbatten is a member of the Prince's party. Officials in the group include Air Commodore L.E.O. Charlton, the British Air Attache in the United States and Robert Wood Bliss, Chief of Western European Affairs in the U.S. State Department. Both were dispatched by the British and American governments, respectively, from Washington, DC. The Prince is greeted enthusiastically by a welcoming crowd. The Prince of Wales acknowledges the crowd. He enters an open car and is joined by U.S. State Department representative, Robert Wood Bliss.
Women on horses pass on street in Colwyn bay, United Kingdom. People stand along the sides of the street to watch them. Houses along the sides of the street. A man and a woman on a horse-cart decorated with flowers.
British men and women entering a building in Wales, UK. They assemble before a stage at the back of the building. Participants are well dressed and constitute a dignified gathering. A gentleman addresses them. British flags displayed and a sign stretched across the top of the stage reads, in Welsh: "adgofion mebyd ein gwron,gwron y byd." ( childhood memories of our hero, the hero of the world ). The gathering may be of political nature and the sign may allude to David Lloyd George who spent his childhood in Wales.(He was Secretary of State for War and then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at the head of a wartime coalition government, beginning in 1916.) Following the meeting, participants come out of the front entrance, and pose momentarily for the cinematographer, before continuing on their way.
A fashion show of Carnaby Street Fashions is held in London, United Kingdom. Models perform on a ramp during the show. Audience seated around the ramp watch the show. Rock 'n roll music is played. The models wearing mini skirts perform on the ramp. Male and female models perform together during the show.
Royal Air Force aircraft parked in rows on a field in England. King George V and Prince of Wales review the Royal Air Force. An aircraft takes off. A formation of aircraft in flight.