This film shows agricultural displays by the North of England Horticulture Society.
.Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents the events which took place during the Great Yorkshire Show. The film includes footage of much of the livestock which is entered into competitions during this annual agricultural show.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this scenic film includes footage of things associated with Springtime.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, in this film, the camera observes different animals in the spring time.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film mainly shows different types of flowers.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows a greenhouse, flowers planted in Harrogate town centre, and a few streets in the town.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows three different sunsets, and also shows landscapes during the autumn season.
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 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 is a film from the Nowell collection showing the Nidderdale valley and river, and some of the towns and villages. The film focuses on people enjoying themselves outdoors and on various leisure pursuits.
This is a film by an amateur filmmaker from Selby featuring his family, and especially his son Graham. The family visit an agricultural show, on 10 May, 1973, and the steam railway at Grossmont.
This is a film by an amateur filmmaker from Selby featuring his family, and especially his son Graham. The family visit an agricultural show during Whitsun 1975, with a traction engine display, the Farne Islands, and a Victorian Fair at Wheldrake.
This is the first part of a film made by Dorothy Langshaw of a trip by the children of Westfield Infants School in York where Dorothy was the Headmistress. This part is to Auburn Farm, near Bridlington, and the RAF base at Linton-on-Ouse. The soundtrack includes the song ‘Down on the farm’.
This is a film of an agricultural show featuring mowers made by A.C. Bamlett Ltd., of Thirsk.
This is a three part film tracing the path of wheat from field, through the process of milling and baking, and finally to the shop. The film was commissioned by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It also shows the Derwent hunt, a point to point race meet at Charm Park and Pickering Carnival. The second part shows the grain arriving at Hull docks and being taken to the mill where it is ground, and is used as animal feed for chickens at Spinks Farm in Easingwold. The third part shows the hatching of chicks, and animal feed being used for pigs and cattle. It also shows flour being delivered to shops around Middlesbrough, and baking, including at the Jacobs biscuit factory. Footage was shot between 1947-1953.
This is a film made by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It shows scenes around Middlesbrough, baking and a York City football match at Bootham Crescent.
This film shows traditional sheep washing practices on Grassington moor in Upper Wharfedale during the mind-1930s. Footage includes rounding up sheep, sheep washing, and sheep shearing.
This is a film of life on a farm near Arncliffe. It shows many of the farm’s animals including chickens and cows, and includes footage of sheep shearing and a horse-drawn plough.
This film documents traditional methods of mowing hay and cutting peat on a farm near Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales in the early 1930s.
This is a film made by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It contains offcuts of the longer film Story of Wheat.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this is one of a series of programmes featuring Michael Clegg as he visits interesting places and people of Yorkshire. The series ran from the 1980s into the 1990s. In this programme, Clegg visits York Livestock Centre at Murton on market day where he speaks to the farmers and auctioneers.
This short film by Eric Hall takes a look round the CLA (Country Landowners’ Association) Game Fair held at Raby Castle, County Durham, in 1972. Along with various stalls offering equipment for country pursuits, there are demonstrations of clay pigeon shooting, fishing, archery and falconry.
Jack Wood, a blacksmith working near Bolton Abbey, is the subject of this short film looking at the manufacture of branding irons, or ‘horn burns’. The film also shows Bolton Abbey and some of the surrounding countryside