This film features the Silsden Modern School followed by family days out in the Yorkshire Dales.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film features a number of events connected to the Newfield School during the 1968 academic year. Events include the school play Hobson's Choice, the band playing outside Sheffield City Hall, boat building, and a number of sporting events.
A film that captures the people and events of Holme Valley throughout Second World War, this film shows some of the activities that took place such as War Weapons Weeks, a Royal Visit, a student nature walk, and a Victory bonfire.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures various trips taken by the filmmaker and a friend around West Yorkshire.
The following is an educational filmstrip which contains information washing and the architecture of Wakefield.
This is a documentary on the work of the Ryedale mobile library. It shows the various places covered and the appreciation of villagers for the service. The North Yorkshire Mobile Library Service started in December 1966 and throughout the years has been vital in providing people with a regular supply of reading matter. The Mobile Library stocks over 2000 books, videos and audio-tapes as well as providing information on local matters. Barrie Pickering, who has been working for the Mobile Library out of Pickering for over seventeen years, is our host for the journey.
This is a film of a family and friends holidaying on a boat on the Humber. Also included in this film are other events, including a wedding, time spent on a farm, an excursion on board the Queen Mary, and time at a school.
This is the fifth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th birthdays. It also shows his first day at school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and visiting Jodrell Bank.
This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
This is a film documenting the High Green County Secondary School visit to Edinburgh which was taken by a member of staff.
Made by one of the school's teachers, this film features pupils country dancing at the High Green Secondary school near Sheffield. The film is taken outdoors on the playing field and the participants are dressed up in traditional folk style costume.
This is a film produced by the Halifax Cine Club about a boy who, through his interactions with the Boy Scouts, finds his way and no longer takes part in the mischievous crimes of juvenile delinquency.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
This film documents the activities of the Market District Boys club of Leeds during 1962-3. This was an inner city club which originally provided nothing much more than football; however, during this period, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme was introduced to the organization by Brian Price. This film records some of the events involved with this awards scheme.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This film shows the activities that went on at Kurkburton School between 1937 and 1940. This film shows the children taking part in sports day, swimming lessons, walking trips and school plays.
This film shows the Kurkburton School on their holidays in the Moors. The headmaster of the school is Mr McKenzie who is in charge of the children on the trip. The children see many things on their walks through the Moors like lakes, waterfalls, fields and hills.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this mainly features school boys playing.
This is a film of a group of youths from Trinity and All Saints C.A.M. Colleges at the Bewerley Outdoor Pursuit Centre. They take part in various activities; including kayaking, rock climbing, caving, dancing, sledging, skiing and outdoor swimming.
This is a film of a group of youths at the Bewerley Outdoor Pursuit Centre. They take part in various activities at a lake, in the mountains and at the sea; including, rock climbing, kayaking, sailing and caving.