This film deals with the issue of race relations and the immigrant community in Huddersfield, specifically in terms of education. It was filmed shortly after the famous "Rivers of Blood" speech given by Enoch Powell which addressed the rise in immigration during this time period.
This film is part of the Sharp Collection and contains footage from the opening of St Andrew's British Restaurant, a community restaurant in Bradford, by Alderman Semper. Various local dignitaries can be seen arriving and lunching at the restaurant with their wives. There are some excellent examples of forties fashion for women.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of amateur footage of a dance at the Eccleshill Mechanics Institute, Bradford. As well as the dance the film shows a greyhound race and a Girl Guide pageant.
This film contains footage from part one of a chronicle of the activities of Alderman Cecil Barnett, the Lord Mayor of Bradford. The film was taken between 1944 and 1945 and includes footage of Holidays at Home events and a gymkhana at Odsal stadium.
This film is from the Wakefield Museum Collection and shows several Mayors from Yorkshire taking part in a marbles championship.
This film documents some of the events which take place in Scarborough during the Benelux Festival including Dutch dancers and majorette procession. The Benelux Festival is only one of Scarborough's many attractions, and it provides the means of forging close links between the Yorkshire coast and the Benelux county.
'Home Grown' is a film about life-style, personal choice and principles. Set in the fields of Brickyard Farm, Ackworth, West Yorkshire, Home Grown tells the story of an organic farmer John Brook who forms an unusual attachment with eco-activists. Home Grown is shot at the third annual Northern Green Gathering and captures the spirit and hope of a growing contemporary culture of grass roots activism.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a trip of the Junior Chamber of Commerce to New York. The film includes scenes of New York City as well as international members of Chamber of Commerce.
This is one of several films made by John Turner, a young filmmaker who captured life in Hull after the Second World War during a time of great social change. The film includes footage of the terraced housing of Hull which was badly damaged by the wartime bombing, and many times children can be seen playing on these derelict sites. The film also includes scenes of a church procession, a hunting party in Driffield, teenagers in Pearson Park, and people shopping in Hull city centre.
This is the first part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1970. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.
This is the second part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York'.
This is the third part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York'.
This is a film of the 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1971. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.
Filmed around the Wakefield area in 1991, Bands and Banners follows miners who joined musical bands or created banners in support of their colliery during the Miners’ Strike.
Monday 17 June, 1963 - Features the opening of York Castle Museum with the Lord Mayor and Barbara Kelly. The day's events include opeing of the King William Pub, a speech by Kelly, and theatrical productions including child theatre.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1986 including skiing at the Skye Slope, rugby final, scouts, Civil war re-enactment, and a high school marching band contest.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1987 including a visit by the Prince of Wales, the bus station building, a protest, and medieval jousting.
Documentary about the attitudes toward, and situation of, male homosexuals in the UK after the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which in part legalized private homosexual relationships between two adult men.
Made by the Mercury Movie Makers, this film provides an insight into the many aspects of work of the Parks Department of Leeds Leisure Services.
This film documents the second annual parade and gala in Bradford, arranged by Bradford Junior Chamber of Commerce. Ken Leckenby, the producer, provides a commentary and interviews.
This film is a series of short newsreel type features on local events in Pickering during 1967 and 1968. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
This reel consists of a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering between 1980 and 1982 with a commentary by Snowden. Each segment is preceded by an intertitle.
This is a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering between 1983 and 1989, with a commentary by Snowden (unfortunately often drowned out by traffic, and other noise). Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
Intertitle: 'Councillor Pickup is Pickering's New Mayor June 1989'
On the 18th June, Councillor Alan Pickup holds a service at the United Reformed Church on taking on the duties of Mayor. With his family, Pickup meets other local Mayors and Elizabeth Shields, former MP and now Chair of the Council. Someone is singing 'Amazing Grace' in church.
Part of the Wainwright collection, this is a family film of a Liberal Party summer fair. It includes Boy's Brigade bands and donkey rides at The Heath in Leeds.