An amateur study by John Percival Staddon shows the colours, the weather and attractions at home in the North East and North Yorkshire of the four seasons.
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.
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.
A Tyne Tees Television news magazine feature on fashion with Newcastle-upon-Tyne's modern Civic Centre interiors and exteriors as backdrop, shot by cameraman Ray Jackson. Also showcased is the new Austin Maxi, the last of Sir Alec Issigonis’ designs launched in 1969. The new Civic Centre was opened in 1968.
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 video produced by Hazel Mills and Jack Mills in 1994 about Grainger Market in Newcastle upon Tyne. Includes a history of the market, its construction, and interviews with contemporary traders.
This amateur documentary produced by John Paul Gee examines the eye-catching Byker Wall development in Newcastle upon Tyne, designed by Swedish architect Ralph Erskine and built between 1969 and 1982, which replaced Victorian slum terraced housing. Following a history of the development John Paul Gee talks about both the positive and negative aspects of the area and architecture and interviews some local residents.
Promotional video for the Tyne & Wear Development Corporation (TWDC), presented by John Grundy, that records the progress of their redevelopment of the site of former docks, Albert Edward Dock, at North Shields, North Tyneside, and containing the pre-existing North Shields International Ferry Terminal. In 1990 it was renamed the Royal Quays and development included housing, a shopping centre and a water park known as Wet n Wild.
This Turners documentary presented by John Grundy is a nostalgic meander through one aspect of the social history of Newcastle upon Tyne and a review of a thousand years of shopping in the city, its evolution as a major retailing centre from the days of the street trader on the Quayside and the creation of the first department stores in the world, to the rise of Eldon Square. The film includes many stills of photographs, adverts, illustrations and other archive material to tell the story of Newcastle's retail history.