This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday touring Ireland, featuring his children Rachel and John. They visit many historic sites, including the Puck Fair at Killorglin.
This film features school trips to Liverpool and North Wales including Conway Castle and Swallow Falls.
A film by Charles Chislett, this film documents a family holiday touring Scotland by car in Scotland. The trip beings and ends at the family home in Rotherham, and scenic footage of Scotland is included from their journey, key sites identified by intertitles.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of the Islands of the Aegean, with other members of a touring group. The film is in two parts and uses intertitles.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film contains footage of a holiday to Holy Island as well as a day out in Bridlington.
This is a film by Charles Chislett pieced together from films spanning over a decade of places visited in England and Wales, including the Isle of Wight, the New Forest and London. In parts it includes the family on a caravan tour, with the children Rachel and John.
This film presents a portrait of Knaresborough, contrasting the summer and winter. The film is accompanied by a commentary on the attractions of Knaresborough its surroundings.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places that invaders of Britain came from in Northern Europe.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about a trip by boat along the River Bure. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Patterdale & Hellvelyn at a time before mass tourism.
This amateur film by a Wakefield-based businessman of a trip to Austria which includes shots of the snow covered mountain tops and green hills lower down the valley.
Made by E.R. Hardy of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a film documenting a holiday to Austria and northern Italy. It is accompanied by a commentary that gives information on some of the locations visited.
This is a film of a group of people in the countryside and visiting Fountains Abbey.
A film that shows a family on holidays they ski, canoe, and go camping. Locations include Aysgarth Falls.
Part of the Jackson collection, this film contains footage of the early years of a couple's first child, Simon. There are shots of a couple of birthdays as well as family camping holidays and trips to castle ruins.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of a Holiday in Tyrol.
This film by Kenneth Raynor documents Roche Abbey in Maltby, Rotherham, and there are many views of the Cistercian monastery. The film comprises of two separate sequences, and the second mainly focuses on a splendid flower garden.
Made by Robert Freeman, this film contains footage of a number of family events including a wedding, a 4th birthday party, and days out in Bridlington and London.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
This film illustrates the change between winter and spring in Yorkshire, with a family enjoying a day in York.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.
This is the first part of a film showing some of the events at the six-day Services Searchlight Tattoo on Knavesmire in September 1971, as part of the York Pageant. There are also some views of York Cathedral and a fire. The film begins looking at the outside of the South Transept of York Minster, the West End, the Rose window and the West Tower. From on top of the tower there is a view down onto the road below. There is a fire in an old ruin (possibly near the East transept). The film switches to the York Pageant with the six-day Services Searchlight Tattoo on Knavesmire in September. With a fabricated castle background, there is a heraldic display with jousting and sword fights. One person gets dragged along by a horse. There is more jousting as the film comes to an end.
This film was made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury and is part of the Nowell collection. This film promotes Harrogate as a town to visit due to the variety of activities and entertainment, as well as the beautiful sights that can be seen there.
This film, made by Harrogate-based filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is from the Nowell collection and contains some brief shots of a trip to Fountains Abbey in the autumn.