This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his family at home and at Alnwick Castle and Eyemouth, Scotland.
This film captures the events on a steam ship trip taken by a group of people. The shots include the activities on board the ship and the places that they visit in Norway as well as some footage from a family trip to the seaside.
This is a film showing a performance of The Tom Thumb Club, a children’s club sponsored by the Yorkshire Evening News, and also of someone on their travels: to the Isle of Mann (with film of the Manx novelist Sir Hall Caine), the Middle East and London.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film features a day trip to Chester and its Zoo as well as a large funfair in Armley, Leeds.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Sardinia and at home.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family at home, in Scarborough and on holiday in Tenerife.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family at home in Horforth and on various outings, including camping, Scarborough and the Windsor Great Park Forestry Exhibit, which is visited by King George VI and Queen Mary.
This is a chronicle of Holidays at Home week in Bradford taken by a keen amateur filmmaker from the area who captured many similar events during the war. These popular events were held throughout Yorkshire and the rest of Britain as wartime rationing of products such as petrol meant people were unable to visit the coastal regions that were so popular before the outbreak of war.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and consists of a sequence of news items from around the locality including a Fete at County General Hospital, Hovercraft at Nostell, and a New Wholesale Market in Wakefield.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this film records a visit from the Schmalfilm Klub to Leeds. The Leeds cine club members give the visitors a sightseeing tour around Leeds which is followed by a reception.
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 short comedy film about a couple who make a trip to a summer fair in their new car, only to find that they are too late.
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.
A Hainsworth family film which captures a selection of family holidays to Jersey, Butlins and Cooden Bay. It also contains shots of a young African boy from Sierra Leone and a wedding reception.
A Yorkshire Television Production, Home James follows James Mason as he returns to his childhood home of Huddersfield. During his journey, Mason explains why Huddersfield holds such a special place in his heart.
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 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 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.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years of 1951 and 1952. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday in Bournemouth, Scarborough and Windermere Lake. As always, with a lot of the Cooper films, they are also shown at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year of 1958. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday in Bournemouth, Whitley, Eastbourne, Dover, Horsham and Peasholm Park (Scarborough), and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises of images of family orientation during the year of 1958. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday in Morecombe, Torquay, Plymouth and Dartmouth, and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
This film begins at the Mixenden Carnival complete with a carnival queen, floats, and other funfair events. The second half of the film then finishes up with some holiday and leisure activities including time in the pool and fun in the snow.