This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of a family holiday in the Lake District. The film includes many scenic views of the Lake District which are accompanied with descriptive intertitles.
This film documents family life including entertainment and leisure time in the garden as well as a holiday trip to Whitby and a wedding.
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 made by Charles Chislett of a gliding event, possibly 1935 or 1936, and of his children, Rachel and John on several occasions between 1935 and 1942. These occasions include time at home, on a farm and at Aysgarth Falls.
This is a film of the Surgey family at home and on a caravanning holiday in Filey.
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 documenting the Sheffield Clarion Ramblers on their walks between 1945 and 1954, mostly in the nearby Peak District. Among the many events seen in the film are ramblers helping to rescue sheep during the winter of 1947, the ceremony for handing over the deeds of the pathway to the summit of Lose Hill in 1945 to G.H.B Ward, who also make several speeches at other walks. There are also excerpts from the Clarion Ramblers journal and well dressing in Youlgreave.
This film documents the travels of a Sheffield-based family including countryside locations and departure from Manchester airport.
Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of his family holiday, touring Scotland by car. Among the places they visit are Prestwick Aerodrome and Oban.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
This film by Kenneth Raynor captures the village of Swallownest during periods of heavy snow. This film demonstrates how a small Yorkshire community coped with (and enjoyed) the extreme weather conditions.
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 short amateur film made by K.G. Tofield which follows a group of people who go for a trek up some mountains in the Peak District in the heavy snow.
This amateur film was made by a Sheffield filmmaker, Kenneth Tofield. It features his wife and son in their back garden during their leisure time at home.
Made by a Sheffield based amateur filmmaker, K.G. Tofield, Skating and Snow is a collection of four films which capture the beautiful winter scenery and talented skaters in the Sheffield area.
A well shot amateur film by a gentleman from Cawthorne, near Barnsley, that captures life around the village and surrounding area.
This film documents the area around Bradfield, the reservoir area near Sheffield, and the year according to various religious festivals such as Christmas and the Harvest Festival.
This film was made by Sheffield-based filmmaker K.G. Tofield and is a nature study piece, looking at the beauty of nature.
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.
This film is a compilation of events which involve members of the Beighton Centre Youth Club. Included are trips to seaside, paddling in the sea & streams, Huddersfield FC, and other youth club activities.
This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
This is a film made by Sheffield filmmaker William Gordon Gregory about a couple of walkers, a young man and woman, who, after seeing some rock climbers, decide to take up climbing themselves. It features the newly formed Peak Climbing Club and their excursions at Stannington Edge, a popular place for climbers providing a large range of climbing routs for beginners and experts.