This film was shot by Mr Frank Mottershaw of the Sheffield Photo Co. Ltd. The copy presently held appears to have been reworked with the title "Now a Surprise for the Prince" in 1933. Footage includes the arrival of the Royal Train in Sheffield, the progress of the Royal carriage through Sheffield city centre, an address by the King at the University, including views of the Firth Court quadrangle, and the presentation of new colours to the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Weston Park.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of events at a sports day at his son's school in Broughton.
This film by Charles Chislett records the events of an open day at his daughter's school, Harrogate College.
This is the second part of a documentary film of the London University College of Divinity at Ford Manor, Lingfield. It was made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It shows the life, work and ethos of the College.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a children's Sunday school procession in Rotherham. The procession features several local Sunday schools.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This Needlecraft Exhibition took place in the Grosvenor Hotel which is set to be demolished in 2008 to make way for the New Retail Quarter in the city of Sheffield. The hotel was opened not long before this film was made. All the clothing featured in the film was made by students from the Newfield School, and these students can be seen modelling their finished designs.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film features a number of events connected to the Newfield School during the 1968 academic year. Events include the school play Hobson's Choice, the band playing outside Sheffield City Hall, boat building, and a number of sporting events.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This is a film from the Newfield School, located just outside Sheffield, which documents sporting and academic events during 1965. These include the Cross Country Championships, Art and English Literature classes, and a puppet show production of Wind in the Willows.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
This is a film by Eric Smith showing some classes at Sheffield Polytechnic and its students, before becoming Sheffield Hallam University in 1992.
This is a series of short films made by John A Wilkinson that roughly falls into two parts - a school's outing and an athletics event, possibly a school sports day - but there is also a short film of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
This is a film by John Wilkinson of a School's Sports Day and other athletic events at Hillsborough Park, Sheffield, Leeds, and Nottingham.
This is a training film for the St John Ambulance Service, made at Fox House, Sheffield.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
A promotional film made by Sheffield Photo Finishers for Sheffield City Council Libraries Committee, this film focuses on the library services in Sheffield. It includes footage of the Central Library on Surry Street as well as the Children’s Library.
This is a short film of a school visit to Conisborough Castle, Doncaster.
This is a film that shows children using a newly opened children's library in Athersley, Barnsley.
This film is an instructional film which explains the basic workings of a car as illustrated by a woman who is learning to drive. The film was sponsored by Jack Clare Driving School in Sheffield.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of events which take place in 1959 including an annual sports day and awards ceremony at St. Peter's School in York as well as the presentation of the British Empire Medal to William Thackray.
This film was made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Myers Grove Comprehensive School in Sheffield. At that time, the school was home to 1800 pupils, and this film highlights the different lessons and activities in which they are involved including a student fashion show.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
The annual event at High Green Secondary School near Sheffield is captured here by one of the teachers. The event takes place on a nice, sunny day, and the film shows both spectators, including children and adults, as well as the competitors.