This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a summer holiday to Jersey in 1968. The footage includes some animated scenes and titles, shots of a football game, touring around the sights in Jersey, and shots of the camp Brid. 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 a Hunslet Boys Club camp and shows the camp being set up, the young campers arriving, the activities that they take part in, and the day trips that they go on including the fun fair and drives along the coast. 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. It was an opportunity for recreation and friendship and the motto was "Fitness for Life".
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
Prolific Yorkshire filmmaker G.W. Gillott documents a trip down the Norfolk Broads, encountering places of cultural significance such as Norwich, Blakeny and Sheringham.
This film comprehensively documents the coastline of the southwest, paying particular attention to Devon and parts of Somerset. Journeying through this incredibly scenic landscape, the filmmaker stops off at Bradford-on-avon, Lyme Regis and Minehead, capturing significant attractions such as castles, markets and beaches.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting a Steam Rally at Wilsic Hall near Doncaster as well as the Flamborough Life-Boat Day and Bridlington. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Taken during a family holiday to Great Yarmouth and the Norfolk Broads, this film includes footage of the family during their leisure time and the different activities available in a seaside town as well as boat ride on the Broads.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and chronicles the journey of a newly built Valiant car from the factory in Australia, across Europe, and finishing in Land's End in Cornwall.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and is about the Wallace Arnold Travel Company. There are stills of many of their holiday destinations in the UK and in Europe, as well as stills of the coaches, staff and customers who go on the holidays.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
This film belongs to the Parkin family collection. It documents the family’s holiday to Isle of Man and more family activities at the seaside and fishing.
This film is part of the Parkin family collection. It documents a family trip by bus to locations such as St. Ives, Stratford-upon-Avon, Plymouth and Devon.
This is a film made by John Edward (‘Ted’) Warburton, a member of Halifax Cine Club, of a family holiday to Northumbria in 1957. They visit many of the tourist attractions of the county, including Brunton Castle, Beadnell Bay, Bamburgh, Crumstone, Farne Islands and Holy Island.
This is a film of family outings to the Yorkshire Dales, Blackpool, Morecombe and Ashgrove.
This is a film of a family tour of the east coast of Yorkshire, including Scarborough and Bridlington, as well as a visit to Blackpool and Southport.
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.
This film shows the journeys of some of the last trams to run in Leeds in 1959.
Made by Eddie Percy of Settle, this is a film of an agricultural show, the opening of a new bus shelter in Giggleswick, and a day out in Rhyl.
In this episode of Calendar Magazine, Robert Hall looks at the way Calderdale overall, and specifically Halifax, is set for revival and renovation. The programme was first broadcast on 3rd December, 1987
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
An amateur film of a ship stranded on rocks at the North Yorkshire coastal village at Staithes.
Amateur film of friends visiting Hartlepool docks in the mid-1970s, including Margaret and Walter Gill.
This amateur film shows the Graythorp shipbuilding yard near Hartlepool.
ICI Billingham Fim Unit cine magazine that includes three short films. The first feature records traffic turmoil at the East Gate to the Billingham ICI industrial plant, with comic warnings about road safety. "End of a Process" documents the final days of the Castner process of metal sodium production at ICI’s Cassel Works in Billingham. “Summer Outing” records an annual day trip to Scarborough for retired workers of ICI, organised by the company.
This is a compilation of colour home movie footage, filmed between 1946 and 1947 by Middlesbrough based dentist and amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown. The film consists of portraits of the filmmaker’s father, Tom Brown Senior, and his son and daughter, Tony and Helen, and an interesting scene in which Tom Brown performs a tooth extraction on his six year old son in the garden. Another sequence captures aerial views of the coastline and urban Teesside region, filmed in 1947 from a British light aircraft, the Auster Autocrat. Footage includes family travel in Switzerland and the Alps in the summer of 1947, and holidays in North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and the Scottish Border.