An amateur film made by Alan Quinn showing a street party on Naylor Avenue in Winlaton Mill to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on the 29th July 1981.
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.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn that documents an event at the Huntley Well Social Club at Winlaton Mill.
Amateur record of the opening of the Northumberland Boy Scouts camp swimming pond at Gosforth Park in 1933, filmed by an early member of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, Harry A. Soloman.
An amateur cinemagazine compilation of events and street scenes around Newcastle upon Tyne and Tyneside between 1929 and 1935, documented by members of Newcastle and District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA).
A day in the life of a city in an amateur film portrait of Newcastle upon Tyne, its street scenes and architecture, made by an early member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, S. J. Rosslyn Smith.
Amateur film by Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member S. J. Rosslyn Smith documenting one of the joyful street parties in Newcastle upon Tyne celebrating the coronation of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon as King and Queen of the United Kingdom on 12 May 1937.
Amateur film of Newcastle upon Tyne's Hoppings fair at the Town Moor and the race meeting at Gosforth Park in June 1936 by Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member S. J. Rosslyn Smith.
An amateur film by Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member S. J. Rosslyn Smith of three vicars acting as Air Raid Precautions (ARP) wardens.
Amateur film by S. J. Rosslyn Smith of the wedding at Whitley Bay of Miss Frances Mary Temple and Mr Frank Fratonby (of Cullercoats), which took place at St Paul's Church, 18 June 1945, with the reception at the seafront Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside. The wedding took place during World War Two.
This amateur cinemascope footage by Doug Collender shows Newcastle upon Tyne in the 1960s with architecture and street scenes in and around the city, including street decorations at Christmas and Newcastle Airport.
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.
This is a short amateur comic sketch about an artist invited to exhibit at the Laing Gallery, made by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association. It received a commendation at the Scottish Amateur Film Festival in 1953.
An amateur production adapted from the Edgar Allen Poe story, produced and directed by Doug Collender. This was an experiment in low light filmmaking, the darkened scenes bathed in red light.
This film was produced for the King's College students' rag appeal to help raise the money to buy a house in Jesmond and convert it into a hostel and training centre for polio sufferers to live in, an idea masterminded by Joe Fisher from Gosforth who had contracted polio in Burma in 1945.
An amateur film made by Chris Anderson of Newcastle United playing what is believed to be Wolverhampton Wanderers at St James Park in Newcastle. Filmed from the side-line near one of the goals it captures of some of the game's action as well as the crowds in the stands. The film as well as the game ends with the pitch being invaded by supporters. Although not known, the game may have taken place on Saturday 17th December 1977 where Newcastle beat Wolverhampton 4-0.
Tyne Tees TV Today at Six filmed news insert broadcast on 21 February 1973 of a student march for bigger grants in Newcastle upon Tyne.
An amateur film produced by Norah Cummin recording her and husband George’s activities during 1948. The film features Norah with friends visiting St Mary’s Island near Whitley Bay at Easter and travelling with George to Holy Island or Lindisfarne Castle during Whit. They take their summer holiday to Scarborough spending most of their time inside Peasholm Park. The film features a number of sporting events including cricket as well as a football match featuring Newcastle United playing at St James Park in Newcastle during the autumn. The film ends at Christmas with a window display in George’s music shop and with him dressed as St Nicholas.
An amateur film produced by Doug Collender recording various locations around the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. As well as more established locations such as the Newcastle Civic Centre and Old Eldon Square, the film also featured derelict housing possibly in the Byker area of the city which was going through considerable change at that time. The film also records the people and the range of amusements at the Hopping’s Fair taking place on the city's Town Moor.
An amateur film by John Scorer that records May Day festivities at Marden Bridge Middle School, Whitley Bay in 1979. The film shows school children enjoying various activities on the school fields, including the traditional Maypole Dance.
An amateur film by John Scorer that records the annual May bank holiday Whitley Bay Carnival in 1979. The film shows crowds lining the streets of Whitley Bay to watch the street parade festivities of folk dancing and national dress.
A short amateur film made by Rebecca Patterson, described by the filmmaker as a cine poem, which records views near to her home including St Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay, the Alcan Terminal near to Blyth and small boats at Seaton Sluice.
A Gaumont newsreel that records the towing from Wallsend shipyards on the River Tyne of the steel Admiralty floating dock (AFD4), also named the Medway, built for the British Royal Navy by the Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson shipyard. It was bound for the River Medway in Kent.
A Gaumont newsreel that records crowds strolling through Jesmond Dene park, Newcastle upon Tyne, on a Sunday during race week at Gosforth Park.
A Gaumont newsreel documents the crowds visiting Hopping’s Fair on the Town Moor, Newcastle upon Tyne, including adventurous men and women on a zip-wire ride.