Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a wide-ranging film showing Yorkshire during the winter, including speeded up journeys along icy roads and footage of scenic snow-covered landscapes.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures various trips taken by the filmmaker and a friend around West Yorkshire.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage of the flowers and wildlife that are visible in her garden at various times of the year.
This film contains footage of agricultural practice in the 1930s followed by footage of a garden.
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.
This film contains family scenes in the countryside and trips to Bolton Abbey and Burnsall. There are brief snippets feature women playing mixed cricket and bowls matches, while there are also interesting scenes that employ trick photography towards the end of the reel.
This film captures two walks taken by the Rothwell Footpath Group in Yorkshire in 1979, one in winter and one in summer.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation, Swinton Band and a village fete, during the year 1948. The Cooper family owned a shop - 'R.S Kitchen Ltd' who supplied the band with their instruments.
This is a rather comical film about the wonders of jam-making.
This is a film of the Green family on a walk around Clayton, a small village near Bradford, and its surrounding countryside.
The long-running soap opera, Emmerdale, is filmed on location in the village of Esholt, near Bradford. This film documents how Esholt is changed into the fictional village of Beckindale for the television programme. It also examines the effect the series has on the village and its people.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film contains footage of a tour around Linthwaite and shows many of the residents and the activities they get up to. The film was made by local schoolteacher and filmmaker Lucy Fairbank.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film contains footage of the Colne Valley area near Huddersfield. It captures the landscape and local activities throughout the seasons of the late 1950s and includes extensive footage of the buildings, towns, countryside and residents.
This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
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.
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 a film from a collection of home movies made by Jack Johnson of Pontefract. It shows Jack and his wife visiting various places in Yorkshire as well as includes an Armistice Day parade Pontefract.
Entertaining short film which documents a day’s whippet racing at Bingley, near Bradford. A commentary in a strong Yorkshire accent explains the particulars of the sport and the local area.
This short film shows a day at a trotting race. A jovially narrated commentary explains the history and practice of racing horses with sulkies, the single-seater carts seen in the film.