A film record of Doncaster Week, 1970 which was made by the Doncaster Cine Club. The film includes footage of the Doncaster Week Queen competition as well as a procession with themed floats.
A film record of Doncaster Week, taken by the Doncaster Cine Club, which concentrates on various displays performed by a motorcycle group and also includes a beauty contest.
An amateur film from the Hamilton collection, this film contains footage of a South Yorkshire Family at home together. There is footage of the family joking around in their home and footage from a Christmas party.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
This is a promotional film for Gillott & Son (Pearl Works) Ltd, Sheffield. It shows all the stages in the process of making goods out of mother of pearl; including cutlery handles, penknives, buttons, shoes buckles and jewellery.
Part two of a 'local newsreel', this film includes the marriages of the young residents of Crosspool Avenue in Sheffield throughout the 1970s.
This film documents a crowd of people as they set off for their outing from the outskirts of Sheffield.
This is a comical, narrative film made by members of Beighton Centre.
This is a film made by W G Gregory for the Education Committee of the City of Sheffield to help young adults choose a career by providing information on all the courses that are available. The film covers a huge range of skilled occupations taught at technical colleges and provides a wealth of examples of the activities on offer in classes for those leaving school as well as adults. Throughout the film intertitles provide information, prompt the viewer with questions, and give advice.
This film documents a number of Christmas activities and events in the Sheffield area from 1959-1964. Included is footage of Christmas displays in the city centre, Santa visiting a house and delivering presents, and family holiday celebrations.
This film is a scrapbook of a Sheffield family at home, at an event in Endcliffe Park, with friends and watching the University Student's Rag Parade along the High Street.
This is a very well made comedy film about a student at Sheffield University pursuing a woman he falls for and having a running slapstick battle with a policeman. It also features the students' Hospital Rag parade.
This is a film of the first Lock Lane Pram Race in Castleford, a fun charity event held annually for several years in the early 1960s. The film shows the race from beginning to end, with a commentary by the filmmaker, Eric Bolderson, explaining the origins of the race.
This is a film of the annual Pram Race and fancy dress competition in Castleford; a fun event in aid of Charity, held for several years in the early 1960s. It shows the race from beginning to end, and the humorous antics of the participants.
This is a film of the Castleford Carnival of 1963; from the start of the Carnival, through the streets of Castleford and ending with a fireworks display.
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 was produced by Sheffield Transport Department to advertise and promote the use of buses in and around Sheffield, providing a commentary on the places visited. The film shows a Sheffield family having a day out to Fox House, just near the border with Derbyshire.
This film was produced by Sheffield Transport Department to advertise and promote the use of buses in and around Sheffield, providing a commentary on the places visited. The film presents a bus tour from Sheffield around the reservoirs in the Loxley Valley and Bradfield Valley.
Parkgate Iron and Steel Works, near Rotherham, was one of the main employers of the area employing many young workers and creating a fellowship among the workers of many different generations. Interested in the social side of its employees’ lives, the steel works also set up a youth programme in partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme. This film focuses on the Youth Organization at Parkgate and the activities available for its participants including contributing to an annual Pantomime production.
This is a film of the Stocksbridge Steelworks annual beauty contest for 1982.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, Jean Gray, of her daughter, Julie, from the age of three until her working as a nursery nurse in London.
This is a students' demonstration in Sheffield on 21st February,1973 protesting against aspects of student grants under the Heath Government, including cuts in the level of grants, the means test and unequal provision between men and women.
Amateur footage of family activities at Butlins holiday camp in Bognor Regis during the 1960s, which includes heats of the ‘Miss She’ competition, a fashion contest in ‘day wear’ sponsored by Nat Mags (short for National Magazine Company who published ‘She’); a Father and Son competition; a couple’s wheelbarrow race; a backwards three-legged race; a women’s tug o’ war; swimming competitions (breast stroke) and Daily Mirror bucket coracle pool contest.