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).
Amateur or educational documentary in two parts on the sport of wildfowling using manually propelled gunning punts in the north east, filmed off the Northumberland coast near Lindisfarne. The punt gun was a massive smooth bore gun.
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 made by Chris Anderson and Peter Moore recording events and activities taking place as part in Woodhouse Close Carnival in Bishop Auckland during 1976. The film features a number of parades through the area featuring ‘The Bishops Woodhouse Close Estate’ juvenile jazz band as well as football matches for the boys and games of netball for the girls and swimming events taking place in the local pool.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson that records a number of sporting events taking place around the Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland, possibly as part of the area carnival week in 1976. At a number of locations local teams of girls take part in games of rounders while the boys play five-a-side football.
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.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson of a football match between Bishop Auckland Football Club and Preston North End taking place at Bishop Auckland on the 14th December 1974. Preston North End won the game 2-0.
An amateur film produced by Chris Anderson begins with a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee street party taking place in Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland. This is followed by local residents working together to build an adventure playground for their children including a home-made zip-line on which the children are seen riding. A bonfire is lit, sausages and beans served and music is provided by two men playing guitar and banjo to which both adults and children are seen dancing. Sadly, the playground is only short-lived as the film ends with the site empty having been cleared by the local council.
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 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.
Amateur home movie compilation that consists of a number of different events and locations including footage of the pond in Swanland Village near Kingston on Hull; a garden party for the Hull Braves Guild held in the Porters Gardens, Swanland; the annual Hull Fair; the Humber river front at Ferriby; Sunday School sports; and the filmmaker's bees.
An amateur film produced by Donald Oates featuring various North East Centre Caravan Club meetings taking place around the region between 1948 and 1949. Although sites at both Whitley Bay and Gosforth Park in Newcastle feature, the majority of the film takes place at Eshwood Lodge near New Brancepeth in County Durham where the club had a man-made boating lake. The film captures Caravan Club members taking part in sporting activities including a women's tug-o-war and sack races.