This short film by Eric Hall takes a look round the CLA (Country Landowners’ Association) Game Fair held at Raby Castle, County Durham, in 1972. Along with various stalls offering equipment for country pursuits, there are demonstrations of clay pigeon shooting, fishing, archery and falconry.
This short film shows a day at a trotting race. A jovially narrated commentary explains the history and practice of racing horses with sulkies, the single-seater carts seen in the film.
Jack Wood, a blacksmith working near Bolton Abbey, is the subject of this short film looking at the manufacture of branding irons, or ‘horn burns’. The film also shows Bolton Abbey and some of the surrounding countryside
Film maker Ronald Pringle presents more film of holidays and excursions in Scotland, north west and south west England.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows a number of water skiing competitions which took place at Lochearnhead, at the western end of Loch Earn in Scotland
Amateur film maker Ronald Pringle presents a film of an excursion by boat to Scarba a small island in Argyll and Bute, just north of the much larger island of Jura in Scotland.
Amateur film maker Ronald Pringle records a number of water-skiing event as well as Glasgow student rag week traditions in this film made in Scotland in the early Sixties.
This film by Ronald Pringle is amateur footage of snow-covered landscapes, an urban garden, Scottish wildlife and Ailsa Craig the volcanic island and Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserve south of the Isle of Arran.
The films represented here by amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle appear to be additional footage, possibly edited from other films in the collection shot between the 1960s and 1970s.
This film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.
This film from amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle shows a mixture of holidays in Scotland, visits to Cumbria's Steam Gathering, demolition of a chemical plant, and flying demonstrations from military and other aircraft.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows excursions and holidays in Scotland, between the years 1972 and 1973, taking in theScottish Highlands and coastal destinations as well as events at an air show. Other sections are taken presumably at the filmmaker’s garden at home.
This film by Ronald Pringle records holiday and excursion footage taken in Scotland. From ornamental gardens, to beauty spots in the countryside and the coast plus a visit to an airshow and across the border to Lindisfarne, favourite destinations appear again in this film.
Filmmaker Ronald Pringle revisits some old and new destinations in this film of holidays and excursions in Scotland. Some familiar places from previous films appear again as the family visit favourite haunts.
More Scottish holiday and excursion filmed by filmmaker Ronald Pringle. This time an exploration of some coastal areas of North and East Scotland.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows more of the filmmaker’s beloved Scotland along with holidays in different parts of England, in particular East Anglia and the West Country and finishing with Christmas lights in London.
This film made by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote looks at a number of locations in the North Pennines where lead mining once took place.
This film taken by filmmaker Ronald Pringle in Glasgow, shows the colourful student tradition of the rag week. Where students in the city entertain and possibly alarm citizens into parting wit their money for good causes.
An amateur film by Maurice Brunton showing the activities of a Middlesbrough Scouts camp in the Lake District.
This film by filmmaker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson shows more of mid Sixties surviving steam engines at enthusiasts gatherings and in working situations, some based in the North East and some further afield.
Film maker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson explores steam railway traffic North of the Border and also in familiar Tyneside locations.
An amateur film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates steam rail operations up and down the country as well as the North East. The film includes a special excursion by the Flying Scotsman and views of shunting engines believed to be at Southampton Docks.
In this short sequence railway enthusiast and filmmaker Chris Lawson records more of the remaining steam engine traffic in the North East & Cumbria during the 1960's. This film was photographed in the Lake District region and possibly in the Carlisle area.
Railway enthusiast and filmmaker Chris Lawson records a motor racing event near Edinburgh and family holiday film at Sandsend near Whitby. Saloon and sports cars of the period are tested to the limit in the racing event. At Whitby the less frenetic progress of boats and small ships are filmed as they enter and leave the harbour.
Film insert of a visit to a hospital in the North East by Disney characters for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 25 November 1968.