This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about a trip he and his son, Peter, make to someone living in the countryside.
'Warship Week' was a week of fundraising efforts in Settle, North Yorkshire, held in order to raise £120,000 to put towards the building of military ships. This film documents some of the week's activities put on by the people of Settle to aid in the war effort.
This film shows the fundraising efforts of Settle, a village located in North Yorkshire. The Wings for Victory Week funds went towards the purchase of a new aircraft to help the War Effort. The film includes crowds in Settle’s market square as well as a parade.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This is a short film which includes scenes from Scarborough and Whitby.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
Made over a number of years, this is a film compilation of films documenting Mayoral Parades and Armistice Day processions in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
This film documents the visit of Princess Mary to Malton in 1928, an event for which most of the town has turned out to greet her. Her visit includes the inspection of the Red Cross and Ambulance Brigade as well as the opening of the British Legion Club.
This is a British Movietone film featuring a visiting German party and a group from Ripon "combine to give alfresco entertainment" after a civic welcome. The entertainment includes choral singing, folk dancing, and Morris dancing.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection and features a scouts group from Leeds on a camping trip to Hilla Green in North Yorkshire, including swimming in the River Derwent.
This newsreel features the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Catterick Camp and the Great Yorkshire Show in 1957. The film includes a commentary throughout.
This is a film made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. It is one of many annual summaries of events relating to the NYMR.
This is a film of Kathleen Cole with her husband, small daughter, and son at Scarborough.
This is an idyllic film by Charles Chislett that captures four children holidaying with their families in the Yorkshire Dales. The filmmaker shows his son and daughter and two other little girls as they wander around and play in the many famous landmarks such as Buttertubs Pass, Aysgarth Falls and historic towns such as Richmond. The film also captures the process of making Wenslydale cheese. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify the different areas that the families visit in the Yorkshire Dales. There are also extensive views of the surrounding countryside.
Made by Charles Chislett for the Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), this film documents a trip to the Yorkshire Dales organized for underprivileged children who lived in urban areas. During their trip, the boys stay at a amp just outside the village of Kettlewell. The film includes footage of the village as well as the boys’ walks around the countryside.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family holiday at Whitby, focusing on their young children Rachel and John. Made at the same time as 'Rachel Discovers the Sea', the film gives a wonderful picture of a seaside holiday in the 1930s.
This is a film that captures a Rotherham family’s holiday to Whitby and Filey, located on the East Coast of Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the Chislett family on the beach, playing in the water, and taking donkey rides along the seaside.
This is a series of films made by Albert Thornton, the father of Kathleen Cole, featuring Kathy as a baby, a wedding, a christening, two birthdays, a holiday in Scarborough and at home in the garden.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family at home and film of a Yorkshire County cricket match at Scarborough, with Fred Trueman and Brian Close.
This film is a compilation of family trips, activities, and local scenes in Scarborough and the Ripon area as well as scenes of a flooded Bentley.
This film is a compilation of family footage and local scenes taken in Scarborough and Knaresborough.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett of a gliding event, possibly 1935 or 1936, and of his children, Rachel and John on several occasions between 1935 and 1942. These occasions include time at home, on a farm and at Aysgarth Falls.