Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
Part of the Nunn Collection, this film documents the festivities which took place for the Silver Jubilee in the village of Fearby, North Yorkshire.
The film is a document of events in Stillington and surrounding area taken by G F (Freddy) Baker who owned an electrical shop in Easingwold. It includes repairs to the methodist chapel, celebrations for the coronation of George VI and scouts camps. Many of those seen in the film are identified.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures the festivities of a wedding which takes place at the Reighton Methodist Church, the marriage of the Bishop's daughter. Included is footage of the guests arriving at the church as well as scenes at the reception which follow. Bradshaw was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of such events in order to record life in his village.
Made by local filmmaker Frank Dean, this film captures scenes of village life in Church Fenton, a small village between Selby and Leeds, North Yorkshire. The film brings together four events in the Church Fenton area in 1958: a British Legion Sports Day, Sherburn Church Garden Fete, Church Fenton Village Hall Garden Fete and Kirk Fenton St Mary’s Sunday School’s Flower Service.
This is a film of a country family, with their two children, showing life in the village of Masham and the surrounding area. It shows the changing seasons, with the heavy snowfall in 1953 and skating on the ice. The film includes a wedding, a cricket match, sledging and tennis; made over a period of seven years.
This is a film of a country family, with their dogs and horses, made over several years. It shows scenes of rural life in the village of Masham in Yorkshire, as well as the surrounding area. Focusing on the countryside and its people through the changing seasons, the film includes a wedding, show jumping, a football and cricket match, sledging, go-carting, the Masham Fair, a livestock auction, and the storm and severe winter of 1962.
This is a film which documents the brief history and restoration of Church Fenton during the mid 1960s including a dedication of the Children's Window to celebrate Miss May Horner's long period of devotion to Kirk Fenton Sunday School .
This is the second part of a film which documents the brief history and restoration of Church Fenton during the mid 1960s including a dedication of the Children's Window to celebrate Miss May Horner's long period of devotion to Kirk Fenton Sunday School.
This is a film of Hovingham over the course of a year, showing the different seasons and featuring the Hovingham Methodist Carol Singers.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
In the summer of 1953, Eli Simpson set out to make a film for the British Speleological Association called The Birth of a Yorkshire River or The Waters of Mawn. The film collection is comprised of rushes he shot at locations such as Ingleborough Cave, Malham Cove, and Hull Pot, all located in the Yorkshire Dales, and many of the films include both interior and exterior footage of the caves.
.Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents the events which took place during the Great Yorkshire Show. The film includes footage of much of the livestock which is entered into competitions during this annual agricultural show.
This is a film by Frank Dean in two parts. The first part provides an overview of the history of Church Fenton, and in particular St Mary's Church, presented by Frank Dean and illustrated using old photographs. The second part is a detailed film of the work on the Church in 2006 and 2007, finishing with a special service for the re-opening, including a long extract from the sermon given by the Bishop of Selby, the Right Reverend Martin Wallace.
This film, made by Harrogate-based filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is from the Nowell collection and contains a mixture of footage from a trip by the Brackenbury's to the country, a performance by Morris Dancers and the children on Goldsborough farm in Knaresborough.
This is a film made by a local man of a year in the life of his household and neighbours in the village of Acaster Malbis. The film features his house and the camping and caravan site which both back onto the River Ouse. There is also footage of the river flooding and his family at Christmas. Throughout the film, the filmmaker provides running commentary, usually in a humorous fashion.