This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough (with some double exposure).
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of family days out.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of Yeadon Air Display, a Land Rover trial, gliders out on Sutton Bank, model boats at Fleetwood, Skipton Gala and motorcycle trials on Keighley Tarn.
This is a documentary on the restoration of the 18th century Beningbrough Hall. It shows the Hall and grounds before and after the restoration, and the opening ceremony.
This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
This film most probably includes the opening day of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on 29 June, 1968, as well as other preserved steam locomotives running special trains in Yorkshire. This occurs just before some are scrapped and the ban on steam locomotives on British Rail lines.
This is a film from the Guide Association North Yorkshire South of the Rowntree’s Girl Guides on an activities holiday at a camp, although all on the film seem to be adults.
Made in 1970, this is a documentary presenting the sites and monuments of York. Included is footage of the Mystery Plays, the historic city walls and bars, market stalls, and scenes in and around the city centre. The film is accompanied by a commentary explaining the historical importance of the sites included in the documentary.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
Made by Alan H Pickard, this amateur film uses animation as well as other filmmaking techniques to depict a motor racing Grand Prix. The film uses a number of intertitles to narrate the story.
The Great Yorkshire Show is the North’s leading agricultural event which takes place annually in July at the Harrogate Showground. Made by Nancliff Films, this film documents the 100th Great Yorkshire Show, featuring the entire event from the preparations to the final cleaning of the grounds.
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. This film contains footage from family life in Malton. There are shots of Christmas in the Folliott-Ward household, the children playing with puppies and a party for a Golden Wedding Anniversary.
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. The film contains footage of a party of people drinking and smoking and enjoying themselves at the Green Man public house in Malton.
The film shows a family enjoying the beach at Filey and Peasholm Park in Scarborough. There are also brief scenes in the family garden.
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.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This is a film of the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to York, and other events, as part of the 1900th Anniversary Celebrations. The film also includes the Benson & Hedges Golf Festival, the 26th World Archery Championships, and the Duchess of Kent switching on the fountain at the Exhibition Square, York.
Part of the Nunn Collection, this film documents the festivities which took place for the Silver Jubilee in the village of Fearby, North Yorkshire.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
This is a film showing street scenes in Hull and of Pearson Park in Hull, from the John Turner Collection. It shows children playing, the Hull Fair, and a Hull University students vs. staff football match, and an event in York.
The film begins in Hull Fair, with people on the rides and playing games, such as darts and on a rifle range. People are riding on the dodgems, and playing a game to win gold fish. There is a large queue at the chips stall. A group are huddled over what appears to be a table football game. The film then returns to the derelict area, with workmen building near some caravans, where a girl sits looking through a picture book. Some toddlers run around a garden, and small boys play in the rubble. Two small girls play at making tea on a doorstep. In the background there is a church with a tower. The builders are mixing up cement. Children climb through wire get to a large pile of logs. There is more washing hung out to dry between the houses. A girl runs off with a sandwich.
Part of the Shucksmithl Collection, this film features a sports day which took place at the Mount School as well as scenes of a wedding reception and family day out at the seaside.
This film contains footage of Filey and Scarborough beaches and the recreational activities offered by both seaside destinations. Also included are brief scenes of York and its famous city walls.
The film is of a family day out at Flamingo Land Zoo in North Yorkshire.
This film documents the events held in Whitby Folk Week which took place from the 16th-22nd of August, 1986.