This film was taken during a school trip to Saint Malo, France. The film includes views of the walled city and the surrounding area.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s 5th birthday through to her 7th birthday as well as her first day at school.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
This film shows the Queen Mary ship in 1964. The footage captures the boat at the harbour and setting sail.
In this amateur footage we see the ships Dunera and Bacon in 1977, families and sailors on board the ships and passengers playing on the ship's decks. Children play in the swimming pools on deck and dolphins are seen swimming along side the Bacon ship.
This film shows the Kurkburton School on their holidays in the Moors. The headmaster of the school is Mr McKenzie who is in charge of the children on the trip. The children see many things on their walks through the Moors like lakes, waterfalls, fields and hills.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this is a brief film of the Wainwright family at Mundesley. It also includes footage of girls at Shrewsbury School and a holiday by the sea.
This is a film of a group of youths at the Bewerley Outdoor Pursuit Centre. They take part in various activities at a lake, in the mountains and at the sea; including, rock climbing, kayaking, sailing and caving.
This film is a compilation of events which involve members of the Beighton Centre Youth Club. Included are trips to seaside, paddling in the sea & streams, Huddersfield FC, and other youth club activities.
This is a film from the Taylor family collection. It shows scenes from the family at home and out in the countryside, as well as holidaying at the seaside. There is also a school sports day and a Home Guard drill and photo.
This film documents a trip taken by pupils from the all-girls school, the Mount, York, taking a trip to Cober Hill, Cloughton. There are views of the students having lessons in the seaside residence and very brief section that shows a beach excursion.
Featuring students from Bootham (all boys) School and, possibly, the Mount (all girls) school, this film documents a natural history trip to Cornwall. Natural history trips were a staple trip for Bootham students and this film includes fossil hunting on the beach, camping and some humorous clips such as mock interviews.
Featuring students from Bootham (all boys) School, this film documents a natural history trip to Llwyngwril, Wales. Natural history trips were a staple trip for Bootham students and this film includes trips to the beach, Harlech Castle and the centre for alternative energy. There are several humorous scenes and a running commentary throughout.
Featuring students from Bootham School, York, this film documents a trip to Scarborough.
This film is an extravaganza of footage from the Bootham School archives. As well as Bootham sporting events and celebrations, the film contains footage of York and Scarborough in the late 1920s. The film also includes a short fiction film about a mischievous chap who knocks a man's cap off and is chased (in true slapstick style) through the streets.
This film documents a trip by students from Bootham School, York, to the South West of England. The trip included trips to the beach, a tin mine and an ancient village.
This is a film made by Mexborough Technical College teacher George Spurr of school trip to Derbyshire.
This is a film made by Dorothy Langshaw of a trip by the children of Westfield Infants School in York, where Dorothy was a Headmistress, to Flamborough and Flamingo Park in Scarborough, with a soundtrack of children singing and piano music.
This is a film made by Dorothy Langshaw of a trip to Bridlington by the children of Westfield Infants School in York, where Dorothy was the Headmistress. It is accompanied by songs, piano music and sound effects, and has illustrated intertitles.
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.
This is a film made by Eddie Percy showing a Rogation Day and School Sports day in Settle, a Flower Show and night time illuminations in Morecombe. Rogation days are days of prayer and fasting in Western Christianity. They are observed with processions and the Litany of the Saints, and much of the procession is featured in this film.
Autobiographical documentary on James Mitchell, the English author of crime fiction and spy thrillers (pseudonyms James Munro and Patrick O. McGuire) and a film and TV scriptwriter. Born during the General Strike, Mitchell returns to his home town of South Shields and reminisces about his family and childhood during the Depression era. He revisits places remembered from his youth, including the River Tyne, South Shields Town Hall, Marsden Rock and Sunderland College of Art, where he taught. This is an incomplete [no credits] edition of the Tyne Tees Television series A World of My Own, originally broadcast on 19th June 1969.