This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
This film was taken at Ripon Training College, a women’s teaching college, in the mid 1950s. The film includes footage of pupils as well as staff and documents some of the activities that take place during a typical school day including art and physical education classes.
This film documents some of the sights around York on a sunny, winter day. The film mainly concentrates on the York Minster, but also includes scenes of Micklegate, High Petergate, and St. William's College.
An amateur film shot by Sir Fred Moore, this film includes footage of Mowbray House, Kirkby Malzeard during a winter and summer seasons of the Second World War. The film shows the soldiers who were billeted at Mowbray House taking part in training exercises, sports and other events as well as village activities. The film is shot on both black and white and colour film stocks.
On the night of 9th July, 1984, a fire broke out at the York Minster. This film includes images of the devastating blaze as well as scenes from the morning after as workmen begin to clear the debris.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debenham & Co, local filmmakers from Beverley, this is a film of a religious ceremony that takes place in York.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
Made by Charles Chislett for the Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), this film documents a trip to the Yorkshire Dales organized for underprivileged children who lived in urban areas. During their trip, the boys stay at a amp just outside the village of Kettlewell. The film includes footage of the village as well as the boys’ walks around the countryside.
This is a series of films made by Albert Thornton, the father of Kathleen Cole, featuring Kathy as a baby, a wedding, a christening, two birthdays, a holiday in Scarborough and at home in the garden.
This is a film showing some aspects of life and farming around harvest time in the area around Great Ayton in North Yorkshire.
This Calendar News item reports on the 1969 production of the York Mystery Plays. It features interviews with the three actors portraying Jesus (Peter Blanshard, John White, and Gerald Lomas) as well as the producer Edward Taylor.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
A film made by Mr Charles Tapp, one of the founder members of the Yorkshire Association for Disabled People. This film contains footage of a fete that is being held in the grounds of St. George's and shows many of the residents enjoying the activities. There are some sections with footage of some of the more severely physically disabled residents but shows them carrying out activities and tasks.
Made by Des Monks, this is a film about the making of a new silver lamp for Skipton Parish Church. It includes a commentary by Peter Byrnes.
This documentary features St. George’s House, a residential home in Harrogate which is run by the Yorkshire Association for the Disabled. The home provides specialist facilities for its disabled residents, and the film features the lives and activities of some of the people who have been helped by St. George’s House.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a colourful Christian parade in York, with music and dancing.
This film documents two of the annual garden parties at St. Lawrence Parish Church, York. The event was held each year in June. The film features members of the parish church as well as children from the attached school and was made by Miss Dorothy Langshaw, Head Teacher of the Infant Department.
This is a documentary film by Independent Television of the Duke and Duchess of Kent’s wedding in York on June 8th, 1961. It includes the Duchess of Kent leaving the family home of Hovingham Hall, the service inside the Minster, and the return to Hovingham.
On 8th June, 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katherine Worsley at the York Minster Cathedral. This film is a documents the events of that day and includes footage taken inside York Minster and at the Duchess' home in Hovingham.
A documentary about the historic city of York, this film highlights many of the famous sites of the city including the York Minster, the Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower. Footage is also included of a Civic Pride Festival.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
This is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
This short film is of Giggleswick church located near Settle, North Yorkshire.
This film is a compilation of people, places and events in 1936 and 1942. It covers the choir at York Minster School, repair work taking place at York Minster, Worksop College, erecting electricity pylons in Stillington, and National Prayer day in Stillington in 1942.