This is a film of a family on holiday along the Yorkshire coast.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough. The film shows a variety of holiday activities including: the lido, playing on the beach, donkey rides, a fairground, mock warship battles in Peasholm Park, a parade for Dutch Week, the lighthouse at Flamborough and the Pirate Ship on the Mere.
This is a film from the Ibberson Collection which provides a good example of colour footage at the end of World War II. The film documents the family during their leisure time at different Yorkshire beaches including Filey and Whitby.
This is a film showing street scenes in Hull and of Pearson Park in Hull, from the John Turner Collection. It shows children playing, the Hull Fair, and a Hull University students vs. staff football match, and an event in York.
The film begins in Hull Fair, with people on the rides and playing games, such as darts and on a rifle range. People are riding on the dodgems, and playing a game to win gold fish. There is a large queue at the chips stall. A group are huddled over what appears to be a table football game. The film then returns to the derelict area, with workmen building near some caravans, where a girl sits looking through a picture book. Some toddlers run around a garden, and small boys play in the rubble. Two small girls play at making tea on a doorstep. In the background there is a church with a tower. The builders are mixing up cement. Children climb through wire get to a large pile of logs. There is more washing hung out to dry between the houses. A girl runs off with a sandwich.
This film contains footage of Filey and Scarborough beaches and the recreational activities offered by both seaside destinations. Also included are brief scenes of York and its famous city walls.
This film documents a Butlins show from the Regency Showbar in Filey. The film includes footage of the Lovely Legs competition as well as the other entertainment put on at the holiday camp, mostly in the Regency Ballroom.
This film documents a family trip to Butlins Holiday camp in Filey. The film provides a good example of leisure activities in the 1970s and includes footage of the holiday camp as well as the different shops around town.
Part two of the 1975 holiday to Butlins, this film includes footage of the holiday apartments in Butlins, Filey, as well as some of the recreational activities, such as swimming, which are available for holiday-goers.
This film is documents a family holiday at Butlins, in Filey, one of several by the same filmmaker.
This film captures a day out that involves workers from the Newton Chambers and Co. factory based near Sheffield. The excursion includes trips to many to popular Yorkshire places both coastal and inland. There are also trips further afield to Dorset in southwest England.
This amateur film was made by a Wakefield based businessman and contains footage from a variety of different sites in Yorkshire including Scarborough, Bridlington and Butlin's Holiday Camp at Filey.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
This is a film of a family holiday touring places along the Yorkshire coast, including Whitby, Scarborough and Flamborough.
This family holiday film features a picnic, sight seeing around Bolton Abbey, and play at the beach. Much of the rest of the film shows scuba divers in many places including Linton Locks Grimsby Docks, as well as the York Branch of the BSAC at the River Ouse.
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson on holiday on the East Coast of Yorkshire, including Flamborough, Scarborough, Flamingo Land, Seahouses and Whitby. The film concentrates on views of the sea, wildlife, and the countryside.
A popular fundraising event, this film documents the 18th century fair in Hovingham, a small North Yorkshire village. The film includes scenes of those working at the fair, all dressed in 18th century costume, musical performances, and the crowds of people in attendance.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
The Lyke Wake Walk was started by a local farmer, Bill Cowley, in the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1955. He pointed out that one could walk 40 miles (64 km) over the high moors of north-east Yorkshire from east to west (or vice-versa) on heather all the way (except for crossing one or two roads). He issued a challenge that walkers took up with great enthusiasm, challenging them to walk it in less than 24 hours from Scarth Wood Moor, near Osmotherley at the western extremity of the moors, to Ravenscar on the coast.
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.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film contains footage from some family picnics and day trips to Bridlington and Aysgarth Upper Falls in Wensleydale, some short stop-motion pieces and family activities. In these pieces the Goldberg children are quite young and there are scenes with another young girl who is possibly anther sibling.
This is a film of a tour beginning with a coastal region, possibly the Yorkshire coast, and then of Glasgow before going on to places in Yorkshire: Bradford, Queensbury, Boothferry Bridge, Sewerby, Bridlington, Whitby, Beverley Minster and Hornsea.
This film shows the Brackenbury family at various sea side towns including along the east coast of Yorkshire as well as trips to Skegness and Blackpool, featuring the children Aline, Enid and Michael. The intertitles in this film are all very interesting as many of them are spelled out in pebbles on the sand indicating at which seaside town the family is spending their time.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1934 and 1935. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites including locations such as Bridlington and Fulwith Mill, near Harrogate.