Film ID:
YFA 3717

BRIMHAM ROCKS, HTC SPORTS DAY 1948 AND RICHMOND

1948-1960

Visitor Tabs

Description

Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.

The film opens with two women walking by Bolton Bridge. There is a man following a duck and then a visit to Haworth church. The two women walk across the stepping stones at Bolton Abbey and make their way around the surrounding countryside.

The next scenes take place at 20 Westridge Road. Robert is riding his bike, and there is footage of the family in the garden as well as a woman leaving from the front door.

There is a brief shot of a woman on a seaside fairground ride.

Title - Brimham Ricks Nidderdale Yorkshire
B&W - There are shots of the rocks and surrounding countryside. Two men, one smoking a pipe, walk towards the camera. One of them can be seen climbing on the rocks.

The next scene is of a Harrogate Training College football match. The action is filmed from the side line, and men and children have gathered to watch the game.

Title - Harrogate Training College sports Day June 1948

The sports day includes participants taking part in a variety of races and athletic events including a high jump and wheel barrow race. Crowds line the sides of the field where they watch the events which take place including shot-put, a javelin throw, obstacle course race, and long jump. The day ends with prizes being awarded to the race and other event winners.

The film ends with a brief scene of a trip to Richmond Castle.