This amateur film by Alan Quinn records days out to Teesdale, County Durham and Northumberland as well as parties at home and children playing in the garden. The compilation also includes Pope John Paul II's visit to York.
This home movie filmed by Michael John Keane features his family taking a seaside holiday along the Yorkshire coast, views of a fast flowing River Tees and High Force, a trip to Stewart Park in Middlesbrough and footage from the Cleveland show. A visit to Staithes includes shots of women in traditional lace bonnets. Atmospheric views of Middlesbrough dock and the Transporter Bridge at dusk end this compilation.
An amateur film made by Chris Anderson along with his sisters Susan and Carol that looks at their home town of Bishop Auckland. The films shows many of the town attractions and shopping facilities as well as sporting and leisure activities. The final part of the film highlights the educational facilities available, from infants to adults.
Amateur film made by Bishop Auckland local Chris Anderson that records the juvenile jazz band performances and the many street parties taking place around the Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland for the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. These events were coordinated by Jackie Dodds and Dave Holder of the Bishop Auckland Family Service Unit.
Amateur travelogue by Harry A Soloman, an early member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, featuring scenes at Newcastle upon Tyne, Cullercoats, Whitley Bay, Wylam and Durham.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson, with the assistance of Jackie Dodd and Dave Holder, recording local children from the Witton Park and Woodhouse Close areas of Bishop Auckland as they prepare for and participate in a pageant recreating the story of England for the Bishop of Durham John Habgood. The film begins and ends with the Bishop marching through the town followed by the children and onlookers.
An amateur film made by Chris Anderson and Peter Moore recording events and activities taking place as part in Woodhouse Close Carnival in Bishop Auckland during 1976. The film features a number of parades through the area featuring ‘The Bishops Woodhouse Close Estate’ juvenile jazz band as well as football matches for the boys and games of netball for the girls and swimming events taking place in the local pool.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson that records a number of sporting events taking place around the Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland, possibly as part of the area carnival week in 1976. At a number of locations local teams of girls take part in games of rounders while the boys play five-a-side football.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson of a football match between Bishop Auckland Football Club and Preston North End taking place at Bishop Auckland on the 14th December 1974. Preston North End won the game 2-0.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson begins with a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee street party taking place in Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland. This is followed by local residents working together to build an adventure playground for their children including a home-made zip-line on which the children are seen riding. A bonfire is lit, sausages and beans served and music is provided by two men playing guitar and banjo to which both adults and children are seen dancing. Sadly, the playground is only short-lived as the film ends with the site empty having been cleared by the local council.