This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
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.
This film captures the activities undertaken by members of St. Peters parish in Shipley, which includes the opening of a sports field, a garden party, and a trip to the Lake District.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.
This is a series of films made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that have been put together. They show the visit by the King and Queen to Sheffield in 1941, and, in Chapeltown near Sheffield, War Weapon's Week, a Home Guard exercise, a Thanksgiving Parade, a football match and children sledging in Chapeltown Park. It also shows Ladybower Reservoir shortly after opening in 1945.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that chronicles Victory Week celebrations in Chapeltown on the outskirts of Sheffield. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War II.
This film documents the area around Bradfield, the reservoir area near Sheffield, and the year according to various religious festivals such as Christmas and the Harvest Festival.
This film features events and celebrations the Carleton Church and school including a Christmas production, school sports, and gala celebrations.
Filmed by Rev. Underwood, this film features events in the North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven. The film includes the school nativity play, events at the church, and a school sports day.
This film features scenes from the Carleton Gala in September, 1971. It was an annual event in Carleton-in-Craven and documented by Rev. Underwood.
Made by Rev. Underwood, this film documents the annual nativity play at the local school in Carleton-in-Craven. The film also includes footage of school sports.
This film documents the events held by the Rothwell Parish Church School during 1913. Events include processions to the local church, the children's sports day and visit to the Empire theatre.
This is three films put together, featuring the wedding of Hazel and Michael Reuben on August 2nd 1972 in Leeds, and two family holidays: one in France and Italy, and a second one in San Sebastian.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
This is a film made by Eddie Percy showing a Rogation Day and School Sports day in Settle, a Flower Show and night time illuminations in Morecombe. Rogation days are days of prayer and fasting in Western Christianity. They are observed with processions and the Litany of the Saints, and much of the procession is featured in this film.
An incomplete edition of the Tyne Tees Television current affairs series Briefing on ethnic minorities in the North East region, first broadcast on 25 April 1983, with the focus on Newcastle and Middlesbrough. Footage includes Chinese New Year celebrations for the Year of the Pig in Newcastle in 1983; learning the Koran in a Middlesbrough mosque; and interviews with various education and community leaders involved in improving race relations in Tyne and Wear and Cleveland. The programme includes commentary.
Compilation of unedited Tyne Tees Television news footage covering the arrival and visit of world boxing champion Muhammad Ali (formerly Cassius Clay) to the north east region in July 1977 for a four-day charity tour to help raise money for local boys boxing clubs. South Tyneside (Whitburn) painter and decorator Johnny Walker, who ran a boxing club in South Shields, prompted Ali’s visit.
An amateur film made by John W. McHugh and Robert Wilson for the County Borough of Gateshead of various coronation celebrations taking place around the borough in 1953.
Amateur film footage by Monty Rosen and Jack Messing, that records the dedication and official opening of the new Maccabi House sports and social club at Windsor Crescent by Lord Nathan, and some of the traditional and general cultural activities taking place, including table tennis, football match and dancing. This film is one in a collection of films recording life in the Jewish community of Newcastle, made by five independent film-makers between 1937 and 1962.