This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
This film by Charles Chislett records the events of an open day at his daughter's school, Harrogate College.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett of a gliding event, possibly 1935 or 1936, and of his children, Rachel and John on several occasions between 1935 and 1942. These occasions include time at home, on a farm and at Aysgarth Falls.
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 light hearted amateur documentary, this film tells the story of the Sheffield Spartan Swimmers who swam at Millhouses outdoor pool, located in Sheffield. The swimmers (all men) dive, perform synchronised swimming, and race in the winter snow as well as the summer. Most of the swimmers are named in the intertitles.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
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 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 whimsical film about a netball match between men and women who worked in the architectural office at Sheffield Town Hall.
This film contains footage of the military leaving Sheffield on 3rd November, 1914 shortly before their deployment to France in April, 1915.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
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.
Made by a local school teacher, this film captures an annual sports day at High Green Secondary School, located near Sheffield, as well as a trip to the south of England for many of the students.
The pupils of High Green County Secondary School, Sheffield are captured this nice film taken by their teacher. The film includes footage of London and the fierce, but fun, competition of the sports day.
This documentary is a promotional film that profiles the Newton Chambers Factory, based in the Thorncliffe Valley near Sheffield. It closed down in the early 1970s but was an important manufacturing works that was involved in producing ironwork such as tanks, gas holders, and even domestic range ovens. It also had a large chemical output often used as a base for disinfectant products. Through a combination of voiceover and footage that captures life at the factory, the film tells the story of Newton Chambers history to present day 1953, and how it was at the heart of the community employing most of the people from the surrounding area.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film chronicles a trip to the Sheffield Speedway and an outing to the coast.
This is a short amateur film made by K.G. Tofield which follows a group of people who go for a trek up some mountains in the Peak District in the heavy snow.
A short amateur film by a Sheffield filmmaker, this film follows his family as they ski on the snowy slopes of Sheffield.
Made by a Sheffield based amateur filmmaker, K.G. Tofield, Skating and Snow is a collection of four films which capture the beautiful winter scenery and talented skaters in the Sheffield area.
A comedic short, made by members of the Doncaster Cine Club, about a man who mistakenly takes his television apart believing it is broken, only to find out later that the electricity board have turned off the supply to the house for a short period of time.
A well shot amateur film by a gentleman from Cawthorne, near Barnsley, that captures life around the village and surrounding area.
The film shows some of the sections of a motor trial taking place in the Peak District of Derbyshire, possibly the High Peak Trial organised each year by the Sheffield and Hallamshire Motor Club from 1946.