Film ID:
YFA 3412

OUT AND ABOUT IN YORKSHIRE

1950

Visitor Tabs

Description

Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film documents her visits to tourist destinations in North Yorkshire including Aysgarth Falls and Brimham Rocks.  She is accompanied by friends on these excursions. 

Title – Out and about in Yorkshire
Ingleton
The film opens with some women walking across a field where cows are grazing.  They then cross over a river using stepping stones before making their way into a field with sheep.  Here, the women pick flowers off a small tree.

Title – A few happy memories in Alne, near York.  Aug. 1950.
Some men stack hay bales, and an elderly couple and some children, accompanied by a small horse and dog, wander around the farm.  They look on as whilst the wheat (or barley) is cut by a harvester.  The group visits a detached house called Holly Bank.  Apple trees have been planted on the property. 
In a village a Pullman bus pulls up, and there is a sign for the ‘Fox Goose.’  Some children ride by on bicycles, and Alne Church can be seen.  An elderly woman and a man with a dog chat outside the house.  After walking though a garden filled with flowers, a small girl poses for the camera with the dog.
A sign shows, ‘Malham, Yorkshire.’ 
A car drives down a country lane and stops outside a house near Malham Cove where there is a cyclist and walkers.  Two women walk across stepping stones to over a stream, and sheep are grazing nearby.  A woman pushes a pram over the bridge in Malham village. 
The group then drive off to Richmond where they sit on the river bank overlooking Richmond Castle and bridge.

Title – Outing to the Dales, with Carr Lane friends.
There is a street sign for the A6108 shows Reeth 10 ¼ Richmond 11 ¼, and a group of people board a coach (possibly Leyburn).

Title – Aysgarth Falls, Wenslydale.
A group of women and children are visiting the falls, and one of the women is holding a brown cine camera.  The whole group pose for the camera in front of the falls. 
At Fountains Abbey, the tour group unload their car and have a picnic while sitting on picnic chairs.  The group have a walk around Studley Royal Water gardens and have tea in the car park before looking around the Abbey.

Title – Brimham Rocks The Wonder of Nidderdale
The group walk around the Rocks, and some of the members have their camera with them. 

Title – With friends from Slaithwaite Centenary.
A sign shows ‘Nostell Priory Open Today at 2 pm.’
The group pose for the camera while standing outside the Priory and then again as they exit the Priory.  The film closes with a baby in a pram.
The End