A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip to the Pyrenees; from Bordeaux via Lourdes and Andorra to Biarritz.
This film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
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 amateur film by a Wakefield-based businessman of a trip to Austria which includes shots of the snow covered mountain tops and green hills lower down the valley.
This film contains footage of a trip to Brompton by Betty and Cyril Ramsden and a couple of their friends. They wander through valleys, beside rivers and have a picnic beside their car. Betty and Cyril Ramsden were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Made by Leeds-based filmmakers Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film features the Coxwold Gymkhana and Fair in 1951. The film also includes footage of a motorcycle race and cricket match as well as footage of one of the filmmakers, Betty Ramsden.
Afilm from the Tony Jackson collection, this film contains footage of a trip taken by Eileen and Tony Jackson around Scotland.
This film documents some of the events which took place in Walkington from 1973-1974. Events include a fancy dress competition, sports events, and the Walkington Victorian Hayride. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.
This film documents a family trip to Italy and the children's school sports day. Also included in this film is a day trip to the countryside where the children fish in the river with the dogs and visit religious buildings.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a rugby league trip to France in 1973. There are shots of the team training, greeting the other team, receiving their trophy and arriving home on the bus. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a summer holiday to Cornwall and Devon in 1970. The footage shows their camp sites, and the young men carrying out their chores, their rafting competition on the beach, and some shots of the Newton Abbott Races in Devon. The second part of the holiday footage is from Park Newquay in Cornwall and includes the Perranporth Flying Club and some funny titles by the young men. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This is a film of the 5th High Peak Sporting Trial held in 1950. The film shows the preparations for the trials and the various stages of the trials over muddy country paths.
This is a film of the 4th High Peak Sporting Trial held in 1949. The film shows the preparations for the trials and the various stages of the trials over muddy country paths.
This film contains footage of motorbike races which took place in 1947 at Odsal Stadium, Bradford. This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection which spans the period from 1920 until 2009. The collection includes films with many different topics including industrial documentaries, local events, educational and amateur titles and some of the Wood family home movies. The majority of the films were made by Harold Wood and his son David Wood who were both involved in the running of the film and photography company C.H. Wood.
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 film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and shows a motocross event that took place in Yorkshire. There are shots of the riders, the bikes, the spectators and the tough terrain on which they compete. The collection contains a large amount of films about motocross trials and motorbike racing.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is one of many films about motocross trials that took place in Yorkshire. This film shows the competitors getting ready before the race, the course itself, and the spectators helping the riders when they get stuck along the track.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and chronicles the journey of a newly built Valiant car from the factory in Australia, across Europe, and finishing in Land's End in Cornwall.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and follows several European rally drivers as they compete in the 27th RAC Rally in the United Kingdom. There is footage of the cars, the event grounds as well as car repairs and interviews with some of the champions.
This film is one of dozens of films from the C.H. Wood collection that captures the sights and events at motocross and motor car trials around Yorkshire and various other parts of Britain.
This is a film from the C.H. Wood collection and follows competitors as they take part in Ilkley motocross trials between 1929 and 1935.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film makes up part of a very comprehensive section on motor bike racing and motocross sports. There is footage of the spectators and competitors gathering before the race and making their way along the course.