Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945; it includes extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square.
On June 18th, 1942, a Founder's Day ceremony took place at Beverley Minster. It was attended by the Lord Mayor, members of the clergy, army cadets and scouts. Members of the local community were also in attendance. The film was made by Ernest Symmons who owned the Beverley Playhouse Cinema. He filmed local events for newsreels which he would show before a main feature.
This film records the events of 'Wings for Victory' week held in Bridlington and District 12th to 19th June 1943. The military agencies and local community join to raise money to pay for new aeroplanes that will be used to help Britain win the Second World War.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
This film features a Commemoration for the members of the police force who lost their lives fighting in World War Two.
This film documents the Peace Day celebrations in Hull. It includes troop and cadet inspections as well as a parade of the East Yorkshire Regiment and accompanying parties through the city.
In 1962, a Civil Defence Rally was held in West Park, Hull. This rally was different from previous events as it brought together all defence volunteers from across the Yorkshire region. This film documents the activities surrounding the event from initial preparations, set up in the park, defence displays, informational marquees, and musical entertainment and is accompanied by commentary explaining the events.
This is a film of a presentation being made by the Chairman of the Beverley section of the RSPCA to members of the LNER Railway Company for Safe Driving on 28th October, 1943.
This is a film of the commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of the Battle of Britain in Beverley. It includes a procession of service personnel through the town and a service at St Mary’s Church.
This is a film made by Vaughan and Co. of Hull of a carnival procession and parade though Preston, in East Riding.