This film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents events which took place in 1955 including the launch of the S.S. 'Stanvac Australia' at Clydebank as well as the Whit Monday celebrations in Sheffield.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film documents the wedding of Elizabeth Wood and W. Robert Ibberson in July, 1962. The film contains footage before the wedding and at the reception and good examples of 1960s fashions.
This is a film of the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to York, and other events, as part of the 1900th Anniversary Celebrations. The film also includes the Benson & Hedges Golf Festival, the 26th World Archery Championships, and the Duchess of Kent switching on the fountain at the Exhibition Square, York.
This film records a family Christmas Day as well as a country dancing festival in Grenoside, near Sheffield.
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. In Roundhay Park there is a baby competition, a children's fancy dress competition, track events, country dancing and a fair.
This is a promotional film for the Sailors’ Children’s Society which documents the work of the organization with sailors and their families.
This film features footage of the Carnival King and Queen, procession floats, and people in fancy dress. This film also features footage which can be found in Stanley and District Hospital Carnival. It is likely that these two films are pieces of the final film made by Atkins and screened at the Stanley Picture House.
This film documents a carnival procession featuring floats and carthorses, a brass band, and children's races. It was filmed by W.S. Atkins for Stanley Picture House Co. Ltd.
This film takes a look at some of the related events of 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 takes a look at some of the related events of the 1979 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 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.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film captures the events of the annual Carleton Gala. It includes footage of the floats, procession, and all those who turned out in fancy dress.
BBC Nation on Film: This is the story of a newly discovered amateur archive: a record of life in post-war Britain. For twenty years a husband and wife recorded the life around them. It wasn't just a hobby, it was fascination with film. They captured middle class life in the north of England after 1945 but who were these forgotten film makers and what is their legacy?
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 film contains footage of an Asian event which is held in St. George's Hall in Bradford. There is a mixture of Indian dancing, singing and music.
The film depicts the Sikh Temple in Bradford in 1972. Men, women and children have a meal in a hall, read books and attend a ceremony.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this is a film of the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Ada and Reece at Beighton Miners Welfare Club, with several recitals including one by the Miners' choir.
This is a film made an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, Jean Gray, of a family Christmas at home, featuring her son and daughter, Peter and Julie.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
This is a compilation of three films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. The first focuses on Blackpool, t the second autumn, and the third shows the Dyson boys going out collecting “penny for the Guy.”
Made by Leeds filmmaker Charles Pickard and Archie Hanford, this reel is made up of a compilation of films: C.R.H. Pickard’s 60th birthday Aug 21st, 1932, Great Green The Smithy, Waterhead Windermere, clearing away a heavy fall of snow at Crossgates 1933 (Leeds), tea at Crossgates, and P.P.A. Congress May, 1933 with Gracie Fields at A.T.P. Studios.
An incomplete edition of the Tyne Tees TV current affairs programme Briefing about the Jewish community in Newcastle, also broadcast as part of Tyne Tees Television's "About Britain" series. Subjects covered include celebrations for the annual festival of Purim, traditional food, education and study, and the dwindling Jewish population in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Amateur home movie compilation that records family visits in North Yorkshire and the Pennines, produced between 1952 and 1953. The film includes scenes of a stonemason at work on the Frank Elgee memorial stone and the dedication ceremony at Rosedale Head on the North York Moors in 1953. Frank Elgee was an archaeologist, geologist and naturalist, and former curator of the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough. There is also footage of travel in Belgium and Germany with scenes filmed at Brussels, Lake Constance, and Rothenburg in Bavaria.