This is a film of the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to York, and other events, as part of the 1900th Anniversary Celebrations. The film also includes the Benson & Hedges Golf Festival, the 26th World Archery Championships, and the Duchess of Kent switching on the fountain at the Exhibition Square, York.
This film documents a Royal visit to Hovingham, a family trip to the coast, and various cricket matches in the village. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
An amateur film that shows the celebrations held in a residential street in York to mark the wedding day of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981.
This is a film of the celebrations in York to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It shows the decorations in the city centre, a school parade, a fancy dress and an armed forces parade to the Minster.
This film, made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage of the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate in 1954. There is lots of footage of the animal judging competitions and show jumping, as well as the stalls and people who attend the show.
Cash in the Palace is the second of two short films about fairness in the collection where disabled and non-disabled young people have worked together to make the film, and where they can succeed as equal partners. The first film is called Pocket Money. It was created as part of the York Inclusive Young Filmmakers Pilot devised and delivered by Accessible Arts & Media in partnership with the Yorkshire Film Archive. It was made by students with learning difficulties, and disabilities from Applefields School and mainstream students from neighbouring St. Aelred's RC Primary School, York, as well as their teachers and support staff.
This is a compilation film of weddings and family outings, including the day that the Queen Mother visited Selby.
This is a film of the Cass Family, in Selby, including the family at home, at Filey, weddings and the coronation celebrations in Selby, including the Youth Week Queen.
Made by Henry Foster in 1935, this film documents an important and often unseen part of York’s history and areas which no longer exist in present day York. This film includes Jubilee street parties in Hungate, the slum area of York, and walking races from York to Bishopthorpe.