This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
A film of a wedding made by Albert Cole.
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 a film of the Bicentenary Celebrations of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and some steam locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the Doncaster Railway Works Plant Centenary return railway run from Leeds Central to Kings Cross in 1953. It features a G. N. R. Atlantic and the A4 Silver Link. Part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
The film is a document of events in Stillington and surrounding area taken by G F (Freddy) Baker who owned an electrical shop in Easingwold. It includes repairs to the methodist chapel, celebrations for the coronation of George VI and scouts camps. Many of those seen in the film are identified.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that documents fundraising events for the "Salute the Soldier Week" held at Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, during the Second World War.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1956. The Cooper family are filmed here at Jack and Nan's wedding. Nan is Ron's sister, Ron being the film maker.
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.
A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of the Huddersfield Cine Club, about a visit to Huddersfield by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh in July 1949.
This film shows members of the Freeman family in Bridlington. Gardens and family weddings are documented as well as trips to the hairdresser and model railway exhibits.
This film shows the journey of the LNER 2005 and the NYNR 29 travelling from Pickering and passing Levisham for The Silver Jubilee in 1975. The train is decorated for the occasion and many members of the public arrive to see the train pass by.
Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and captures the preparations and activities held for the Ilkley Station Centenary celebrations.
This film is one of several from the Parkin family collection. It documents various family activities and events, including a wedding and a trip to London.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
This is a film made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. The film is one of many annual summaries featuring events relating to the NYMR. It includes the special train to commemorate the first horse drawn train on the line, the cavalcade to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington line, and the opening of the National Railway Museum.
This is a film made by supporters of the North York Moors Railway as an annual summary of events relating to the NYMR. It includes the ceremony for a new clock for Pickering Station, attended by Leon Brittan MP and Lady Normanby.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.