This film shows the visit of Princess Margaret to the Hornsea Pottery Company. The film includes footage of children in the play area and a tour of the factory with the Princess during which she observes many of the production processes at work.
This is a film of the Diamond Jubilee camp of the county of Sheffield Girl Guides at Chatsworth July 25-August 1, 1970. Some 1,200 girl guides attended the camp, which was addressed by the Duchess of Devonshire. The girl guides do various chores, put up tents and play games.
This is a film of the celebrations in York to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It shows the decorations in the city centre, a school parade, a fancy dress and an armed forces parade to the Minster.
This film, made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage of the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate in 1954. There is lots of footage of the animal judging competitions and show jumping, as well as the stalls and people who attend the show.
This film, by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage from a political visit by Jacob Malik to the Valley Gardens, a visit by Princess Alexandra to some Municipal Offices and some shots of Knaresborough.
This film is part of the Nowell collection and captures scenes from the Great Yorkshire Shows in Harrogate in 1956 and 1957. There are shots of Sir William Prince Smith, 3rd Baronet of Hillbrook, presenting medals, the Princess Royal meeting the organisers of the show, as well as shots of the Canadian Mounties and Royal Artillery performing formations on their horses.
This film documents the events which took place in 1957 as part of the Centenary Celebration for the Girl Guides Association. Included in the film are celebrations for the Chief Guides birthday as well as a visit by Queen Elizabeth and the Princess Royal to the Regional Centenary World Camp in Windsor Great Park.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is a film of Bolsterstone Church Royal Wedding Celebrations. The film is accompanied by a soundtrack of an accordion and a brass band.
This is a film from the Anne Horner Collection showing a hunt, girls out horse riding, and Princess Ann with Captain Mark Phillips at Badminton Horse Trials.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a Royal visit to an unknown Lancashire town.
This is a film by an amateur filmmaker from Selby of his street’s celebrations of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.
This is a film made by Dorothy Langshaw of the Queen’s visit to the Knavesmire, York in 1971. The film is taken from high up in the stands.
This is a copy of a television broadcast of the York Pageant on 28th June, 1971. The performance took place in the Museum Gardens in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The pageant was performed to mark the 1900th anniversary of the founding of York (the Roman city of Eboracum). This is an edited production with parts of seven episodes out of the original ten.
This is a compilation film of weddings and family outings, including the day that the Queen Mother visited Selby.
This is a film of the Cass Family, in Selby, including the family at home, at Filey, weddings and the coronation celebrations in Selby, including the Youth Week Queen.
This is the first part of a two part film showing the West Yorkshire village of Sharlston celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977. The films show all of the streets parties in turn, each identified through intertitles, and also dancing and two Jubilee cricket matches.
This is the second part of a two part film showing the West Yorkshire village of Sharlston celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977. The part of the film shows the village carnival, a fair with competitions and dancing, and a Jubilee cricket match.
This is film of five events in Horsforth, West Yorkshire. There are two in 1931 – a carnival procession and a Whitsuntide Festival; and three in 1933 – a British Legion event with the Earl of Harewood, a commemoration for victims of the Great War and another Whitsuntide Festival.
This is a film of a family holidaying at an unknown Italian coastal resort.
This documentary, made by Yorkshire Television and originally broadcast on 14th January, 1982, is a portrait of the life of George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood. The film looks at the whole of his life, focusing on his work with the English National Opera, and the first night of Seven Deadly Sins. With commentary by Richard Whiteley, there are extensive interviews with George Lascelles talking about his war years, his divorce and his career. It also shows George Lascelles at a Leeds United football match.
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.
Made by Eric Hall, this is a short film taken in 1951, the year of the Festival of Britain, which visits some of the exhibitions and celebrations around the capital city. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify the places visited.
This is a film showing the Duchess of Kent unveiling two plaques commemorating the opening of the North Yorks Moors Railway on May 1st, 1973. It also shows some of the work done to the station at Pickering, a journey along the line and the family of the filmmaker, Hugh Newsam.
This film shows a celebratory event at Slingsby Aircraft Ltd, based in Kirkbymoorside, and a viewing of a newly completed housing development.
This is a film of coronation celebrations taking places in various mining villages in South Yorkshire. The film was made by local cinemas looking to promote their films.