This is a film made by Thornton of three family weddings, with several years between them, and of relatives with a newborn baby.
This film was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of the Holmfirth Parish Church of the Holy Trinity 500th Anniversary Festival.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and comprises footage of the Hinchcliffe Mill Band, the Wakefield Cathedral Choir and a selection of footage of local folk dancers and actors performing in the church hall.
The Pace Egg play is performed each year on Good Friday in the towns and villages in the Upper Calder Valley. The name derives from the Latin word for Easter - Pasche. This film documents the street performances of the play in which the actors are dressed in traditional mummers costumes.
This film was produced for the annual parish Bazaar. Although never actually entering the parish, this film captures people who attended the various sermons at St. Luke's parish church (West Yorkshire) in the 1930s. This film also contains some very interesting footage of boy scouts participating in various activities including fencing and boxing.
This is a film of the multi-cultural Bradford Mela, the largest South Asian festival outside the sub-continent, as it is experienced by three of its participants.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
'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.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and comprises of several wedding celebrations and some other family gatherings. There is also footage of the decorations put up around Wakefield and the window displays that were constructed to celebrate the coronation of Princess Elizabeth.
1920's Boy was made in the late 1970s by an amateur filmmaker, Mr Ron Broadbent of Keighley, who was a member of the local cine-club. A historically significant film based on illustrator and artist Mr Stanley R. Boardman's 1973 book '1920's Boy: Reminiscences of a Yorkshire Childhood', it used a combination of Mr Boardman's storytelling in a strong regional accent, his paintings, and live footage of the present day filmed by Mr Broadbent to give the viewer an often comical glimpse of children growing up in the area in the 1920s. The film was a great success as it won The Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Daily Mail Challenge Trophy for the Best Amateur Movie of the Year in 1978, though there was some controversy at the time as the film needed 'translation' for people to understand the broad Yorkshire accent.
This is a film of a family from Clayton, a village near Bradford, on holiday at Brockley Hall, the Christian Endeavour Holiday Home in Saltburn, Cleveland. The filmmaker visits the Hall with his wife and three daughters before returning to the railway in Clayton.
This film contains footage of the Fear family including Betty's sister Eunice and her husband Leslie Fear. It follows the events from when their son, Timothy was one, up until the birth of their second son in 1954. The Ramsdens were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film documents a Sunday school trip from Bradford to the seaside and has been shot in a combination of colour and black and white film stock.
Documentary about the attitudes toward, and situation of, male homosexuals in the UK after the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which in part legalized private homosexual relationships between two adult men.
This is a film documenting a performance of the Wakefield Mystery Plays at three locations in Wakefield city centre. It shows the making of the costumes, the construction of the sets and parts of some of the plays and processions, put on by separate groups of actors, including local schools.
This film documents the events held by the Rothwell Parish Church School during 1913. Events include processions to the local church, the children's sports day and visit to the Empire theatre.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from a family occasion at the Goldberg's home where they eat Jewish Matzah ball soup and unleavened bread. The film also includes footage from a family trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop located at 80 Street Lane In Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film documents the family's trip to Otley, Ilkley, and Scarborough as well as a trip abroad to Israel.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film captures the engagement party for Lynne Goldberg and her fianc? and a trip to London by Edith Goldberg and some friends.
This film is from the West Yorkshire Archive Service collection and was made by Jewish tailor and amateur filmmaker, Alec Baron. The film contains footage of the numerous activities carried out by children at the Judean Club in Leeds. There are shots of women paying music, young men learning how to box, fitness classes and sewing lessons.
This is a film made to commemorate the celebratory events for the 100th anniversary of St. Saviour's Church, Fairweather Green, Bradford.
This is three films put together, featuring the wedding of Hazel and Michael Reuben on August 2nd 1972 in Leeds, and two family holidays: one in France and Italy, and a second one in San Sebastian.
This is film of five events in Horsforth, West Yorkshire. There are two in 1931 – a carnival procession and a Whitsuntide Festival; and three in 1933 – a British Legion event with the Earl of Harewood, a commemoration for victims of the Great War and another Whitsuntide Festival.