This film documents some 'Holidays at Home' events at Lister Park, Bradford during World War II. Included is footage of sheep dog trials and fancy dress parades.
This film contains footage from part one of a chronicle of the activities of Alderman Cecil Barnett, the Lord Mayor of Bradford. The film was taken between 1944 and 1945 and includes footage of Holidays at Home events and a gymkhana at Odsal stadium.
This is a fictional story performed by a class of school children at Foxhill Junior School in Queensbury, Bradford, in 1957. Performed outside, the play involves a group of children who capture two bank robbers.
This is the sixth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 9th, 10th, and 11th birthdays, his first day at secondary school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and playing rugby.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s 5th birthday through to her 7th birthday as well as her first day at school.
This is a film of a school trip to Hadrian’s Wall, some film of the family at home and on holiday, and of the Hindenburg airship flying over Silsden village on 30th June 1936.
This is a documentary film produced by the film unit of the Television Service of the University of Leeds to promote the University. The film is mainly the same as another entitled 'Time to Do' (2485), but with an added section specifically on the science departments; covering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Zoology.
This is a film of a Majorettes and Jazz Band school competition in Halifax, 1978.
This is a film of Leeds Children's Day, beginning with a procession through Leeds led by the Gala Queen, and finishing at Roundhay Park. Here there is a children's fancy dress competition, some sports events, gymnastics and country dancing.
This is a film of the Clayton School Sports Day for 1948. The Sports Day takes place in field at the end of Mayfield Terrace.
This is a film produced by the Halifax Cine Club about a boy who, through his interactions with the Boy Scouts, finds his way and no longer takes part in the mischievous crimes of juvenile delinquency.
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.
This is a comedy film which was made by over 40 members of eight Halifax youth organizations. Taken at Shibden Park Lake, the film tells the story of the boat race for the trophy between members of the Spartan Club and the Blackledge Club.
This is a film that captures the children at Linthwaite School taking part in various physical activity exercises; it was filmed by their school teacher Lucy Fairbank.
This film documents the activities of the Market District Boys club of Leeds during 1962-3. This was an inner city club which originally provided nothing much more than football; however, during this period, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme was introduced to the organization by Brian Price. This film records some of the events involved with this awards scheme.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
A film from the Wainwright Collection, this is a film of a children's event at St Agnes School, Leeds. Many of the children's parents are also in attendance at the event.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents the Princess Royal arriving at Roundhay Park for the Leeds Flower Show. It also includes footage of children from St Agnes PNEU School in Headingley at a Sports Day in Beckett Park, Leeds as well as some scenes of a baby and boy in a garden.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents a school sports day at Tinshill School in Leeds.
Made by the Impossible Theatre group, this film tells the story of two superheroes who uncover a dangerous mob, lead by the Hollywood film industry, who plot to steal the creativity from the Bamforth films. The film was made by a group of local teenagers working to develop the filmmaking ideas pioneered by Bamforth of Holmfirth. The movie has many features in common with the early silent films which were their inspiration including humour, physical comedy, simple camera tricks, cross-dressing, and local talent.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this footage consists of students doing a variety of dancing performances on stage as well as a section in mime and some gymnastics moves.
This film is from the Bradford College Collection and consists of footage taken at an entertainment show held in a hall. There are a variety of acts taking part in the show including a band, singers, clowns and gymnists.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage from a motor cross sprint in Esholt as well as a motor bike training day at Odsal in Bradford.
This is a film from the C.H. Wood collection and captures a sports day that was held in St. Barnabas School, Bradford, in July 1949. Children of all ages take part in sack races, wheel barrow races and running races. There are also shots of some of the teachers helping out on the day.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and captures footage from the St. Barnabas school sports day in July 1950. The children take part in many races and games including sprinting races, relay races and sack races.