Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a wide-ranging film showing Yorkshire during the winter, including speeded up journeys along icy roads and footage of scenic snow-covered landscapes.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage of a trip that `The Bradford Pals' made to the Somme to remember all who died there in 1916. BBC Yorkshire went with them and filmed the journey and the ceremonies that took place.
This is a film of the Calder & Hebble Canal during the winter of 1947. There is footage of the canal frozen as well as extreme flooding which occurred after the thaw. Barges, some horse-drawn, are try to make their way along the frozen canal using various means, such as men breaking the ice with poles from the edge of a barge and by rocking a barge from side to side. The canal has flood-damaged banks and locks, and a factory area is flooded.
This is a documentary about boats and barges on the River Aire, and those who use them. The film was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The documentary features interviews with many people connected with the river and its canals, from its source to Goole and on to the North Sea.
The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This film was made as a tourist guide to Yorkshire for a friend, as a record of their visit.
This film documents several national and international trips taken by the filmmaker between 1966 and 1967. The trips include a Christmas Cruise to New Zealand, a trip around Spain, and a boat trip on the Leeds to Liverpool canal. The film concludes with an Engine Rally with a large traditional fair at Calverley, near Leeds.
This is a short film which includes scenes of canal docks, recreation at the swimming pool, and landscapes around Halifax in the autumn.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a short film about the South Devonshire steam railway line.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a rugby league trip to France in 1973. There are shots of the team training, greeting the other team, receiving their trophy and arriving home on the bus. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a summer holiday to Cornwall and Devon in 1970. The footage shows their camp sites, and the young men carrying out their chores, their rafting competition on the beach, and some shots of the Newton Abbott Races in Devon. The second part of the holiday footage is from Park Newquay in Cornwall and includes the Perranporth Flying Club and some funny titles by the young men. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
Made by Edward Winpenny, this film documents a car driving challenge where the drivers of the Triumph cars have to drive to Snowden, Scafell and Ben Nevis in less than 20 hours. There is a lot of footage of the men at petrol stations and the moutnain scenery.
This film contains footage of motorbike races which took place in 1947 at Odsal Stadium, Bradford. This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection which spans the period from 1920 until 2009. The collection includes films with many different topics including industrial documentaries, local events, educational and amateur titles and some of the Wood family home movies. The majority of the films were made by Harold Wood and his son David Wood who were both involved in the running of the film and photography company C.H. Wood.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film contains footage of motor bike racing events from 1955 including the Ilkley Grand National, the Yorkshire Sports Car Club `4/44 Trophy Trial', and Scarborough Road Races.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage from a Lambretta race in Scotland and a gathering of Lambretta Club members from around the U.K. There are shots from along the race route as well as from the event in Woburn Park.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a light aircraft flying at an altitude of 13,000 feet. There are shots of the Yorkshire coast and countryside as well as shots of the plane doing loops and spins.
This is a film from the C.H. Wood collection and follows competitors as they take part in Ilkley motocross trials between 1929 and 1935.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film makes up part of a very comprehensive section on motor bike racing and motocross sports. There is footage of the spectators and competitors gathering before the race, as well as shots from the track.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1934 and 1935. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites including locations such as Bridlington and Fulwith Mill, near Harrogate.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
This is a film of the Scott trials competition taking place in Swainby in the Cleveland Hills. The film is in two halves, the first showing the motorcycle trials, and the second showing a fun bicycle race over the same course as the result of petrol rationing during the Second World War. Taking place in winter and often humorous, the film vividly shows the difficulty of the terrain and the determination of the riders.
This is a compilation of four films spanning several years, made by Halifax Cine Club member Ted Warburton. It includes Hollingworth Lake, a trip along the Knottingley and Goole Canal and the Aire and Calder Navigation from Goole to Salterhebble, the Warburton family having a picnic at Semer Water, and a whimsical short film starring Peter Warburton on which came first, the chicken or the egg.