Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This is an amateur film which shows various aspects of life around the village of Kirkby Malzeard. The film was made by Sir Fred Moore at the time of the Royal Silver Jubilee.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
This film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
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 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.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
This is a film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent of De La Pole Hospital, Willerby, to show good practice in the care of long term psychiatric patients. Using illustrations from the work of the Hospital, the film advances a policy of rehabilitation of patients through activity, especially sport, and interacting with the wider society. Dr J A R Bickford provides a commentary.
Part of the Shucksmithl Collection, this film features a sports day which took place at the Mount School as well as scenes of a wedding reception and family day out at the seaside.
'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 was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of general construction on the family farm, the family going for a service at the village church, the start of a hunt ending, and boys sword dancing.
A comedic short, made by members of the Doncaster Cine Club, about a man who mistakenly takes his television apart believing it is broken, only to find out later that the electricity board have turned off the supply to the house for a short period of time.
This film was made by York photographer and filmmaker May Webb. It features many different key sites around the city of York as well as part of the Mystery Plays and other theatrical events.
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.
Made by Bill Freeman, this film contains a variety of footage from the 1950s including scenes of Hilderthrope Primary School, Bridlington Spa, and a school sports day.
This film documents some of the events which took place in Walkington from 1973-1974. Events include a fancy dress competition, sports events, and the Walkington Victorian Hayride. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.
This film documents the events which took place during the Walkington Methodist Church garden party in 1978.
This film is a newsreel made in 1960 for the Royal Air Force Association and its charities at the Stockton and Thornaby branches. Events included in this film are committee meetings ,a cricket match, time at the local pub, a Balloon Race, Battle of Britain Week, parade and ceremony, many rally races, and a New Year's Eve party.
Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
This is a film of the first Magnet Cup flat race held at York racecourse, from the large and nationally significant collection of films from C. H. Wood. A professionally made film, it shows both the race and the racegoers having a day at the races.
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 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.
This is a film made by Pontefract amateur filmmaker Jack Johnson showing the celebrations for 500 years since Pontefract received its Royal Charter, including the first run of the King Richard III stakes at Pontefract Racecourse.
This is a documentary film made by Ken Leckenby of Leeds Mercury Movie Makers, providing a running commentary of the places and events as he goes “out and about” in Yorkshire, Bourton on the Water, West Burton in the Yorkshire Dales, the Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge and the Leeds Canoe Club at Appletreewick.