This short film made by John A Wilkinson documens a school's outing to Conisborough Castle, located in Doncaster, in May , 1968.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film features footage of a trip to the Yorkshire Dales in 1949, Bolton Abbey, Blackpool 1949/1948, Leamington, Stratford on Avon, Chester 1946, and a Reunion at Devonshire Hall, Leeds in 1952.
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 contains footage of a number of family events including a wedding, a 4th birthday party, and days out in Bridlington and London.
This short film shows the village of Chapel-le-dale and the surrounding countryside, including flora and fauna, as well as Hill Inn - John Dinsdale, Kilburn and the Ribbleshead Viaduct.
This film is described by its maker, Eric Hall, as a pictorial magazine of some Yorkshire towns and people. The film is a tour of some of Yorkshire's well known sights, featuring York and the Mystery Plays, Harewood House, Bolton Abbey, Studley Park, Whitby, Harrogate, a Yorkshire tinker, Skipton Castle, archery and country dancing at Bolton Castle, Ilkley Bathing Pool and harvesting.
Part of the Newton Collection, this film features the family at their home and on days out in Rivelin as well as exteriors of local pubs and shops in the Walkley area.
This is an informative film about the new Cecil Theatre which was opened on 28th November, 1955. The theatre was built to take the place of the old Cecil which was destroyed by enemy action during the Second World War in May, 1941. The film is told from the perspective on an audience member. It also includes footage of the projectionist at the Cecil theatre showing how films are loaded onto the projectors as well as the “change over” during the interval. May 1941.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This film demonstrates how to make charcoal rubbings from the brass plates in St. Edith's 11th Century Church. The film includes footage of both the interior and exterior of the church.
This film contains footage of windmills including Alford Windmill, located in Lincolnshire, is a five-sailed windmill. Today the windmill has been restored to working order, and grinds grain to organic flour. It also features Skidby Mill located in Cottingham.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film documents some of the changes which took place in the small North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven during 1969.
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.
A film showing various landmarks in and around Harrogate, including footage of Mother Shipton's Caves in Knaresborough as well as Bolton and Fountains Abbey.
This film chronicles the building of the 'J' factory, which is a satellite factory of a ready functioning mass production plant owned by Rowntree Mackintosh. Building commenced in 1977 and the development was finally completed in 1980.
Part of the Freeman Collection, this film includes footage taken during a family outing to Chatsworth House.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
This film shows the various stages of the restoration of Ripon Cathedral.
This film documents the construction taking place in order to rebuild the BP Chemicals Sports and Social Club at its Hull site. Construction took place over a period of time from 1978-1979. Included in the film are images of the building at various stages of completeness as well as the footage from the opening ceremony and banquet.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a documentary about Heptonstall village. The accompanying commentary explains the village's history and architecture. The film also features local wood turner, Alan, at work.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine club, this is film documenting the village of Linton-in-Craven, in the Yorkshire Dales. A commentary provides some background information on the village.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. 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.
This film contains footage of the regeneration of the city of Bradford, and in particular, the Pollard Park area. It also contains footage of interviews with some local people who moved into the new neighbourhood in Pollard Park.
This film contains footage of the demolition of buildings and the construction of the Shopping Centre in the Shipley Market Place. It also contains additional footage of Shipley. 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 the centre of Shipley and some of the buildings that are under construction. 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.