Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of a party held for staff members of William Deacon's Bank in Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The party is held in the garden of his house. It shows the staff and children playing many outdoor games.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film features family outings to the seaside in the early 1930s as well as leisure time at home.
Made by the Doncaster Cine Club, this film documents the Dinner Dance at the Bentley Pavilion in 1968. The participants are all dressed in evening attire fashionable for the time period. The camera spins and moves with the action to help to convey the movement of the dance. There are many close-ups of the couples as they dance which also capture the lovely detail of the ladies’ dresses.
Birthday Special was made by members of the Doncaster Cine Club and features guests of all generations enjoying themselves at this celebration. This film documents a birthday party held at a hall, and festivities include a meal, dancing and a raffle.
Made by the Doncaster Cine Club, this film captures a dance evening that predominantly involves young girls engaging in various styles on dancing including the Waltz.
Stepping out, made by the Doncaster Cine Club, captures the vibrancy of entertainment which takes place at the dance and includes a live band. Dancers of all different ages can be seen having fun.
A film record of Doncaster Week, 1970 which was made by the Doncaster Cine Club. The film includes footage of the Doncaster Week Queen competition as well as a procession with themed floats.
A film record of Doncaster Week, taken by the Doncaster Cine Club, which concentrates on various displays performed by a motorcycle group and also includes a beauty contest.
An amateur film from the Hamilton collection, this film contains footage of a South Yorkshire Family at home together. There is footage of the family joking around in their home and footage from a Christmas party.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
Part two of a 'local newsreel', this film includes the marriages of the young residents of Crosspool Avenue in Sheffield throughout the 1970s.
This film documents a crowd of people as they set off for their outing from the outskirts of Sheffield.
This is a comical, narrative film made by members of Beighton Centre.
This is a film made by W G Gregory for the Education Committee of the City of Sheffield to help young adults choose a career by providing information on all the courses that are available. The film covers a huge range of skilled occupations taught at technical colleges and provides a wealth of examples of the activities on offer in classes for those leaving school as well as adults. Throughout the film intertitles provide information, prompt the viewer with questions, and give advice.
This film documents a number of Christmas activities and events in the Sheffield area from 1959-1964. Included is footage of Christmas displays in the city centre, Santa visiting a house and delivering presents, and family holiday celebrations.
This film is a scrapbook of a Sheffield family at home, at an event in Endcliffe Park, with friends and watching the University Student's Rag Parade along the High Street.
This is a very well made comedy film about a student at Sheffield University pursuing a woman he falls for and having a running slapstick battle with a policeman. It also features the students' Hospital Rag parade.
This is a film of the first Lock Lane Pram Race in Castleford, a fun charity event held annually for several years in the early 1960s. The film shows the race from beginning to end, with a commentary by the filmmaker, Eric Bolderson, explaining the origins of the race.
This is a film of the annual Pram Race and fancy dress competition in Castleford; a fun event in aid of Charity, held for several years in the early 1960s. It shows the race from beginning to end, and the humorous antics of the participants.
This is a film of the Castleford Carnival of 1963; from the start of the Carnival, through the streets of Castleford and ending with a fireworks display.