This is a documentary on the work of a project, called ‘Making Waves’ by Blaize community Arts Company in the village of Staithes. The film was made by Yorvid Productions as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. Making Waves included involving the community in a photography project and in putting on a performance of song and dance.
This is an amateur nature film of some species of British birds and their nests; showing their eggs, hatchlings and fledglings.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This family film includes footage of the family in their home as well as during their leisure time at the seaside.
This is a film highlighting aspects of Yorkshire over the four seasons of the year, part of the Laurie Wright Collection. It features Scarborough, Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds Morris Men dancing in Kirkby Malham.
This is a film of a cine group outing to the Lake District and to Spurn Point, going on a trip on the life boat. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection (see also 1433).
This is a film of the two children of amateur filmmaker Lawrence Wright, and of a cine group outing to Windsor, Eton and Spurn Point, where they go on a trip on the life boat (see also 1431).
This is a promotional film for the Spero cruise ship, run by the Ellerman’s Wilson Line between Hull and Zeebrugge. The film includes footage of the cruise ship itself, the accommodation and activities on board as well as the travel destinations in Holland and Belgium.
This film features a Rotary Club excursion as well as golf and cricket during the mid 1960s.
This film was taken during the Iceland Cod Wars in the 1970s and documents the conditions and work out at sea on a British trawler. The Cod Wars were a series of confrontations in the 1950s and 1970s between the UK and Iceland concerning the fishing rights and territorial waters in the North Atlantic.
This film documents a trip from London to Liverpool by boat and features trips to several beaches including Chromer and Bacton sands.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Devon in July 1952.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough. The film shows a variety of holiday activities including: the lido, playing on the beach, donkey rides, a fairground, mock warship battles in Peasholm Park, a parade for Dutch Week, the lighthouse at Flamborough and the Pirate Ship on the Mere.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough showing a variety of activities including children playing on the beach, donkey rides, North Bay Railway, and the mock naval battles at Peasholm Park.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s 5th birthday through to her 7th birthday as well as her first day at school.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough (with some double exposure).
Made by members of the Leeds Cine Club (later Leeds Movie Makers), this is a short film of boats and ships at Cowes, on the Isle of Wight. The accompaniment of Wagner's music provides a dramatic atmosphere.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
This film is part of a collection from the Ward family from Malton and spans the years 1936-1942. The films illustrate many aspects of their family life and social activities as well as showing evacuated children spending time in their home in Malton.
Part of the Ibberson collection, this is an amateur film that captures the filmmaker's family, the area where they lived in Sheffield, holidays at the seaside, and V.E. Day celebrations.
Part of the Ibberson family collection, this film documents different events in summer, 1959 including a school cricket match, and rowing race in York, and different scout camps.
This is a film from the Ibberson Collection which provides a good example of colour footage at the end of World War II. The film documents the family during their leisure time at different Yorkshire beaches including Filey and Whitby.
A film from the Ibberson family collection documenting the export trade and sale of Sheffield steel goods, from their family business.