This film, from the Cyril Higginson collection, shows a group of adults and children having fun outdoors during the 1940s and 1950s. The shots include the group having fun and games in a garden in the countryside, playing a game of tug-of-war and a garden party in Riddlesden in West Yorkshire.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents the wedding of Douglas Thackrey.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this is a film of the wedding of Richard and Joyce Wainwright at Leeds Parish Church 1948.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents the opening of the Playfield, at Thorp Arch. It includes hospitalised children and scenes of the coast.
Made by Eric Hall, this is a film of the Shipley Coronation Water Festival. It includes a civic reception, a parade of boats, rowing, surf boarding, swimming, water polo and water jousting.
This is an Eric Hall film of the touring Festival of Britain when it went to Leeds. The festivities feature RAF airplanes, a tank, and a fun fair on Woodhouse Moor.
Made by Eric Hall, this film includes scenes taken of Shipley, West Yorkshire during the early 1950s. Included is footage of the Market Day, the facilities connected with Salt's Mill, and the 1950 Remembrance Day Parade.
This film documents the wedding of Ken Leckenby and Margaret Boothroyd at Harehills Congregational Church in Leeds, 31st August, 1972. The film includes extensive footage of the guests arriving at the church, a brief shot inside the church during the recessional, and finally scenes from the wedding reception at Temple Newsam Park. The film was made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, of which Ken was a member, and is accompanied by a musical soundtrack.
This is a film of events at the Salute the Soldiers week in Stanley Urban District on 13th May 1944. Money for the cause is raised at the event, and the soldiers take part in marches through Stanley.
This film documents the Rothwell Infirmary Procession July 20th 1913. This title has shots of the same procession from duplicate footage which can be found on July 20th 1913 Rothwell Infirmary Procession.
This film documents the events held by the Rothwell Parish Church School during 1913. Events include processions to the local church, the children's sports day and visit to the Empire theatre.
This film documents the July 20th 1913 Rothwell Infirmary Procession. This title has shots of the same procession from duplicate footage which can be found on Rothwell Infirmary Procession July 20th 1913.
This film documents the ceremony held for the unveiling of the war memorial in 1923. Soldiers lead the people in a procession to the memorial where the priest performs the unveiling ceremony. The soldiers and people place wreaths at the memorial as a sign of respect.
Faith in the City is a collection of seven films make through the Renaissance Partnership Initiative to create a contemporary filmed history representing and celebrating cultural diversity specifically focusing on five different faiths and their communities in Leeds. Made in collaboration with Leeds Museums, Mojo Media, and the Yorkshire Film Archive, Acts of Worship focuses on the way in which people practice their faith during festival time as well as within their daily lives.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents the Lightcliffe Scout Band. Initially members of the band are introduced, highlighting the instruments which they play. The film also records band practice as well as several outdoor performances.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a film about the work of the Heath Stroke Club in Halifax. The film was made two years after opening and is introduced by the Reverend John Jenkinson and the Secretary Betty Honour. It shows members being collected from home, being fed and entertained.
Made in 1941, this film is comprised of a collection of shots of various mayoral duties being carried out by the Mayor during Doncaster War Week. Included in the footage are the Mayoress, the Central Committee, the Coronation Road Group, and the Alderson Drive Group, and a woman handing out ration books to residents.
This film contains footage of a Hunslet Boys Club camp and shows the camp being set up, the young campers arriving, the activities that they take part in, and the day trips that they go on including the fun fair and drives along the coast. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. It was an opportunity for recreation and friendship and the motto was "Fitness for Life".
This film shows Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to print machinery manufacturers R.W. Crabtree & Sons factory in South Leeds on October 17th 1958. This film was narrated by the Yorkshire Film Company in a newsreel style for the firm.
This film contains footage of the demolition of buildings and the construction of the `Arndale Shopping Centre' in Bradford. It also contains footage from the busy shopping street in a small village. This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection which spans the period from 1920 until 2009. The collection includes films with many different topics including industrial documentaries, local events, educational and amateur titles and some of the Wood family home movies. The majority of the films were made by Harold Wood and his son David Wood who were both involved in the running of the film and photography company C.H. Wood.
This film contains footage of an Asian event which is held in St. George's Hall in Bradford. There is a mixture of Indian dancing, singing and music.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from a family occasion at the Goldberg's home where they eat Jewish Matzah ball soup and unleavened bread. The film also includes footage from a family trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from the wedding of Lynne Collins (n?e Goldberg).
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film captures the engagement party for Lynne Goldberg and her fianc? and a trip to London by Edith Goldberg and some friends.