This film is a compilation of family trips, activities, and local scenes in Scarborough and the Ripon area as well as scenes of a flooded Bentley.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family outing around the Yorkshire Dales, showing Skipton, Airedale, Wharfedale, Bedale and Richmond.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a car trip out in Yorkshire with his wife.
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 documents walks taken by the Rothwell Ramblers in 1979. The film starts near Leeds, at a footpath marked Pool Bank, and goes to Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire. The film includes good footage of the group members as well as of the scenic surrounding countryside.
This amateur film is from the Wilkinson collection and contains footage taken by a Wakefield-based businessman. There are shots of various trips around the county including Cartwright Hall, Lister Park and Knaresborough.
This film is part of the Wilkinson collection and contains footage of trips taken by some of the family members to Trentham Park in Stoke-on-Trent, Linton Springs in Wetherby, Peasholm Park and Knaresborough. There are many shots of the sights and activities that the family take part in.
This film consists of two different films (and three film stocks) including the Heath Girl Guides at Arncliffe 1932 and the St. George's Day Scout parade through Halifax in 1956.
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson on holiday in Yorkshire, Derbyshire the Lake District. They visit Flamingo Land and go on a tour of Yorkshire waterfalls.
This film is part of the Tony Jackson and contains footage of a camping trip made by members of the Morley Cycling Club to various places around Yorkshire. There is a running commentary throughout the entire film (except the film after the closing title) and the voiceover talks about the various locations seen within the film as well as the people.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
This film documents the excursions of the Morley Cycle Club in 1964. It includes footage of different club members during the ride and in their down time as well as different Yorkshire landmarks including Bolton Abbey.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film was made by Duchy Parade Films which is a Harrogate-based independent production company. It was produced, written and directed by Bradford born Peter Kershaw in 1992. `Begin, and Cease' is a film about death and is set on a beach. A woman, her two daughters and her father, Harold, are out for a walk along the beach. Harold goes for a walk, on his own, and later is found dead on the beach.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film contains footage from some family picnics and day trips to Bridlington and Aysgarth Upper Falls in Wensleydale, some short stop-motion pieces and family activities. In these pieces the Goldberg children are quite young and there are scenes with another young girl who is possibly anther sibling.
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 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 film documents a school sports day at Blenheim Boys School in Leeds. Also included is a school trip to Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales.
This film features students from the Blenheim Boys School in Leeds as they take part in rugby matches as well as school outings in the countryside and a sports day.
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 is one of a collection of films of the family of Queensbury doctor Dr Allan Glenn at home (Innisfree) in Queensbury and Little Horton, and on holiday, in the 1940s. This film includes visits to Ponden Reservoir, near Haworth, Ripon and Aldborough.