Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a record of motorcycle races at Wortley in Leeds. The film also features footage of Robert Thompson's shop in Kilburn, North Yorkshire.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
The film includes shots of barrel making and scenes of work on an industrial chimney in Leeds.
This is one of several films entitled ‘Out and About’ made by Ken Leckenby. It features several events in Leeds area during 1974 including the Lord Mayor's Parade, the celebration of the bi-centenary of Bingley Locks, Leeds Caribbean Carnival, the Model Boat World Championship, an air display and Morecombe Illuminations.
This is a film of a boys school, most likely Blenheim Boys School, Leeds partaking of a series of school events during the late 1950s. These events include a rugby match, Christmas celebrations, swimming at Meanwood Baths, table tennis, sports at Temple Newsam, and a trip to Hawes and York.
This is a film of the Interlink Cricket Club, a mainly Indian club formed as part of the Bradford Mutual Sunday School Cricket League. It was managed by Father Keith Potter, of St Columbus Church, in Great Horton. The film shows the team playing at their home ground on Spencer Road.
This is a film of a visit by the Black Dyke Band to Roubaix in France as part of Roubaix’s 500th anniversary celebrations. Bradford City FC are also featured competing in a football tournament as part of the celebrations.
This is a film produced by Yorkshire Television as part of Leeds’ bid to host the 1978 Commonwealth Games. It highlights the sporting culture of the city, and the sporting and other facilities it has to offer.