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.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
Made by one of the teachers, this is a film which documents the annual sports day at High Green Secondary School near Sheffield. It also includes a school visit to the West Country.
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 documents Carleton school and the children who attend. While the older children go on holiday, the younger ones stay behind and participate in gymnastics. Also, on the school open day, the children's artwork is on display for all to see.
This is an appeals film from 1960 highlighting the work of the Sailors' Children's Society. It features the Newland Estate in Hull as well as the branch houses at the seaside.
This film is from the West Yorkshire Archive Service collection and was made by Jewish tailor and amateur filmmaker, Alec Baron. The film contains footage of the numerous activities carried out by children at the Judean Club in Leeds. There are shots of women paying music, young men learning how to box, fitness classes and sewing lessons.
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.
A catalogue of work and play at the Linskill Girls High School in North Shields, filmed by the staff and students of the school. The film documents all aspects of the school day, and after-school activities such as sport, drama, music, and gardening.