As part of the Sharp collection this film shows various branches of Sharp's Linoleum shops including one in Halifax. There are some excellent shots of streets, cars and fashions of the time. The second part of the film shows a staff Christmas party held at the Great Northern Victoria Hotel in Bradford.
This film commemorates the 700th anniversary of Bradford Market. It shows the Market during the celebrations, shoppers, and market stalls. A group of dignitaries accompany the Mayor and Mayoress as they tour the Market. After which, they gather together for dinner and speeches.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
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 film contains footage of a tour around Linthwaite and shows many of the residents and the activities they get up to. The film was made by local schoolteacher and filmmaker Lucy Fairbank.
This film documents the opening of Buhrer Brick Kiln by Mr. A.E. Wilkinson, Lord Mayor of Leeds, at the Bramley Brick Works of Jabez Woolley Ltd on August 14th, 1934.
This film gives an overview of British Locomotive manufacturing, production methods, equipment, variety of products, their uses, and the important of export. Produced by Furneaux-Webber.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme is a tribute to the work of director DAVID ST DAVID SMITH and cameraman GRAHAM BAKER. Both men were killed in a helicopter accident while working on a programme for Yorkshire Television.
Filmed by Herbert Johnson, this film captures events and social gatherings of the Whitby Yacht Club. The club members take part in many activities such as a hunting meet, a gymkhana, a parade, and fishermen at Whitby by docks, swimming and boat races in Whitby harbour and rough waters at Whitby.
This film shows Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to print machinery manufacturers R.W. Crabtree & Sons factory in South Leeds on October 17th 1958. This film was narrated by the Yorkshire Film Company in a newsreel style for the firm.
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 which is located at 80 Street Lane 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 shows the preparations that go into organising a New Year's Eve Party in 1975.
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.
This is film of the Meltham Brickworks Christmas party, of family and friends at Christmas, and of the building of an extension to a house and a fallout shelter in the garden during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.
This is film of repairs being made to Holmbridge Church, Hall Sunday School Whitsuntide Parade, a bonfire and fireworks at Colin Tinker’s house, work at Meltham Silica Firebrick Company, and of the Tinker family, including a daytrip to Blackpool.
This is a film of the arrival to York Minster of a new bell, ‘Great Peter’, in 1927. The bell was cast at Taylor's Bellfoundry in Loughborough on 22nd April, 1927. It arrived in York on Tuesday, 20th September at 2.45 p.m. and was welcomed with a special service outside the cathedral at 4 p.m. The formal dedication service was held on Saturday, 22nd October, 1927.
Part of the Cass Collection, this compilation features footage from Selby including a fire at the Ideal Flour Mill, the removal of the Market Cross and the launch of a ship, as well as three weddings and two local cricket matches.
This is a film with three parts: the presentation of the Freedom of Halifax to the Mayor of Nova Scotia, A look at some industries in Halifax, and an exhibition of British products in a new shopping centre which is opened by the Mayor.
This is the second part of a four part film highlighting major tourist sites in Northern Ireland (the first and last parts are missing). The film follows two couples as they visit, among other places, the Belfast Ropeworks Company, Bellevue, Hazlewood, Belfast Lough, Whitehead and Carrickfergus.