This is a film of the activities and performances put on during the Newton Chamber’s Festival Week in 1951. Festivities include performing dogs, a high-wire act and a fireworks display.
This film documents the Thorncliffe Cricket Club Centenary match in 1970. Thorncliffe Cricket Club would have been part of the social entertainment for the workers of the local factory Newton Chambers & Co near Sheffield. The factory was involved in many activities of the workers spare time, and the idea of work and play went with the company's ethos.
An amateur film from the Hamilton collection, this film shows a parade at a Miner's Gala on the busy streets of Wakefield, together with footage of a Butlins holiday in Filey and another trip to Torquay.
This is a film from the Taylor family collection. It shows the family print works in Wombwell in operation compositing and printing posters in 1980, to celebrate the firm's centenary; and printing the Barnsley Express in 1937.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this is a film of the retirement party of Beighton Infant School Head teacher Betty Hall. Ms Hall retired after having served 25 years at the school.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films, this is a film of two typical days in the life of the Smithy Moor Playgroup, Stocksbridge. It shows the various activities of the children from their arrival to their departure.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is the second part of a collection of films of events in Stocksbridge and the local area, including demolitions, new buildings and the opening of Stocksbridge Swimming Baths.