This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson on holiday on the East Coast of Yorkshire, including Flamborough, Scarborough, Flamingo Land, Seahouses and Whitby. The film concentrates on views of the sea, wildlife, and the countryside.
A film by Eric Bolderson of his family's holiday with friends at Butlins in Filey.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
This documentary film was made by Bill Freeman in 1962. It focuses on the fishing industry in Bridlington and features the crew of the Wayside Flower as they bring in the catch of the day including lobsters and crabs.
This amateur footage shows Susan and Robert from the Freeman family as they grow up between 1941 and 1961. The family take many trips together to beaches in Scarborough, London Zoo, Flamborough, Sewerby Park, Desborough and Wickstead. In addition we see the family in their local neighbourhood of Savage Road, Westridge Road and Bridlington. Also on this film we see a Cine Club meeting and the members using cameras to capture people's facial expressions.
In this family film we look at Susan and Robert playing together at home and on outings to the beach at Sewerby. This footage shows how the brother and sister spent time with each other as children. Susan and Robert's family take day trips with Jean and Albert's family and we see Susan playing on the 'Garden Dipper' as well as Roberts 2nd Birthday.
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.
This is a film made by Brian Doughty of his family,
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains a variety of footage taken of the filmmaker's daughter near their home in Bridlington in 1951. The film includes footage of Severly Park, Expanse Hotel, Bridlington North Side, Filey June 1951, Roundabouts (old cars), Jean and Albert at Scarborough, and miniature steam railway at Bridlington spa.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
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.
Made by Robert Freeman, this film is contains family footage at Christmas, 1955 as well as scenes at Bridlington Harbour, Falling Foss, and Flamborough.
Made by Robert Freeman, this film contains footage of a number of family events including a wedding, a 4th birthday party, and days out in Bridlington and London.
This film documents the opening ceremony of the newly built sea wall at Hornsea as well as the presentation of a new fire engine by Mrs. A. Easton.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This film captures life on the docks of Grimsby during the 1970s. It includes footage of fishermen unloading their catch of the day, Bobbers and their swinging baskets, and an auction later on in the day to sell the fresh catch.
The Lyke Wake Walk was started by a local farmer, Bill Cowley, in the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1955. He pointed out that one could walk 40 miles (64 km) over the high moors of north-east Yorkshire from east to west (or vice-versa) on heather all the way (except for crossing one or two roads). He issued a challenge that walkers took up with great enthusiasm, challenging them to walk it in less than 24 hours from Scarth Wood Moor, near Osmotherley at the western extremity of the moors, to Ravenscar on the coast.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a film of his two children playing outside around the family home in Bridlington.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film short film of a family trip to Butlins.
Part of the Freeman Collection, this home movie contains footage of a number of events during 1961 including a birthday party, moving house, leisure time in the garden, a trip to the seaside, and family life with the new baby.
This film consists of four different topics: a soldier's procession and ceremony, the family sitting at home, a trip to the seaside, and a wedding.
This is a film of a tour beginning with a coastal region, possibly the Yorkshire coast, and then of Glasgow before going on to places in Yorkshire: Bradford, Queensbury, Boothferry Bridge, Sewerby, Bridlington, Whitby, Beverley Minster and Hornsea.
This film is a compilation of titles which are part of the Bridlington Reference Library Collection. Included are scenes taking at Fisherman's Sunday in 1932, a news reel about Lightweight Boxing champion Billy Thompson, and scenes at the seaside at Bridlington in the 1920s.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting a Steam Rally at Wilsic Hall near Doncaster as well as the Flamborough Life-Boat Day and Bridlington. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting Whitby, Hornsea, Withernsea and Robin Hood's Bay. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.