A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
Part of the Shapre collection, this film documents a family holiday to Germany in summer, 1954. It includes footage of the family leaving the train station, the ship journey to Germany, and their time spent abroad.
Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Montreal, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England. This reel is, in places, identical to reel 1706; however these images are in colour.
This is film documents the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group initially taking a voyage across the Atlantic to Canada, where they explore the Montreal and Ottawa. The film also includes interesting shots of life on board the ship, which was part of the Cunard Line.
This film contains a selection of scenes taken by the Bruce family in the 1930s. Many scenes feature their young baby girl at their home in Huddersfield, enjoying the local area and being taken on picnics and farm yard outings. The reel also contains a brief snippet of a wedding, and trips including a sea voyage and an excursion to Blackpool.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This film shows the journey of the LNER 2005 and the NYNR 29 travelling from Pickering and passing Levisham for The Silver Jubilee in 1975. The train is decorated for the occasion and many members of the public arrive to see the train pass by.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a film of a family trip to Wales and includes footage of steam trains and Swallow Falls.
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
Members of Blenheim Boys School, Leeds take a summer holiday to the Switzerland. The sights and towns all seem to be in the Canton of Bern, or the Bernese Oberland.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
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.
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
A colour travelogue of a family holiday in North Wales taken in the year following the end of World War II, made by Middlesbrough based amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown.
Black and white home movie compilation by Middlesbrough based dentist Tom Brown (Senior) of holiday trips with family and friends to Blackpool, the Lake District, Stratford-upon-Avon and Redcar.
Compilation of miscellaneous amateur and commercial footage, which includes shots of the British light biplane bomber, the Fairey Fox 3; a fancy dress parade in Northallerton to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI in May 1937; and three weddings, including one wedding filmed during World War Two. This film is part of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) collection.
This film made by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson, although concentrating on activities in and around Newcastle also includes footage of a restored horse drawn mail coach, and the launch of a large tanker, possibly the Esso Northumbria. Footage also includes some film taken of stations on the well known North Tyneside railway loop, north of Newcastle.
This film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates on steam engines and trains working throughout the North East region and beyond. Some filmed events include special railway enthusiasts excursions.