This film documents a civic ceremony for the West Yorkshire regiment that takes place in the Museum Gardens in York on 21st June, 1944. It includes parades and marches watched by the Lord Mayor of York, local dignitaries and senior members of the military.
This film shows the fundraising efforts of Settle, a village located in North Yorkshire. The Wings for Victory Week funds went towards the purchase of a new aircraft to help the War Effort. The film includes crowds in Settle’s market square as well as a parade.
Made over a number of years, this is a film compilation of films documenting Mayoral Parades and Armistice Day processions in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
A film made by Charles Chislett of a wartime service procession and service in Clifton Park, Rotherham, on Remembrance Day 1942.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
Taken over a period of time during World War II, this film documents various civic engagements for the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cecil Barnett. There are parades and a show put on by the Canadian Navy at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.
A film showing a 'Salute the Soldier' week in Bradford taken by an amateur filmmaker during the war. The aim of 'Salute the Soldier' week was to raise funds for the war effort. Activities included military parades from members of the war agencies, and sporting performances.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of footage from an event that takes place in Bradford to celebrate the confirming of privileges to Field Marshal Lord Milne.
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.
From the Hainsworth collection, this film contains footage from a `Wings for Victory' march and a War Weapons Week.
This film captures a huge dramatised pageant which took place in Roundhay Park, Leeds in 1946 involving various enactments of historical events.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne showing Home Guard exercises in Chapeltown, on the outskirts of Sheffield. This film comprehensively depicts the training undertaken by the Home Guard as they carry out strategic operations and perform combat exercises. There are also glimpses of the social realities of life within the home guard, including a scene which show recruits at meal time.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week event held in Ecclesfield, near Sheffield, which highlights a parade that takes place in the village. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week held at in Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, this film was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of War Weapons Week at Grenoside, near Sheffield, which was held to raise money for the troops. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two. The film shows a parade including all main branches of the war effort from the Army to firemen, scouts and guides, all of whom are led by a brass band.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of Ecclesfield Holiday Week in 1942, set in Ecclesfield Park with people playing bowls and tennis, a women’s cricket match, children in a swimming pool, having races and playing on swings, and a game of baseball being played by American GIs.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that documents fundraising events for the "Salute the Soldier Week" held at Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, during the Second World War.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week held at in Chapeltown, located on the outskirts of Sheffield, this film was made by a local dentist who filmed activities in the village throughout World War Two.
This is a series of films made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that have been put together. They show the visit by the King and Queen to Sheffield in 1941, and, in Chapeltown near Sheffield, War Weapon's Week, a Home Guard exercise, a Thanksgiving Parade, a football match and children sledging in Chapeltown Park. It also shows Ladybower Reservoir shortly after opening in 1945.
This amateur film made by a Wakefield-based businessman shows short scenes of the VE Day celebrations which took place in Wakefield city centre at the end of the Second World War. The film includes military and civilians celebrating as well as a huge bonfire at the end of the night.
This film documents various physical education and training exercises carried out by the Air Training Corps Cadets during the Second World War. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify people and events including the opening of squadron headquarters, inspections, and a Wings for Victory week in 1943.
This film documents the farewell ceremonies of the Civil Defence in Halifax in 1945 at the end of WWII filmed by the Halifax Cine Club.
This film documents the victory day parades in Halifax city centre as well as the Thanksgiving Sunday victory procession.
This is a film taken in December, 1944 by the Halifax Cine Club of the Stand Down of the local Home Guard towards the end of the Second World War.
This film documents parades and memorial days in the Sheffield area over a two year period after the victory of the Allies in the Second World War. The film uses intertitles to explain events.