Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this is a film taken of the Denby Dale Pie Festival, an annual event which takes place in Denby Dale near Huddersfield. The festival is famous because the pie makers bake a huge pie each year, parade it through the village on the back of a lorry and then hand out portions of the pie to the many people who have come from far and wide for the day.
This film documents the Royal visit to Bradford which took place on 28th October, 1954. The film includes scenes of the city centre decorated for the event as well as visits to the football ground and meeting with local dignitaries.
This is a documentary which shows the work of St. George’s Crypt, a Boys Club and Hyde Lodge Nursing Home. The film concentrates on the effects St. George’s Crypt night shelter has on the lives of those who frequent it. The story is told through the eyes of George, a non-Christian who is converted after he has witnessed the work of the shelter.
Part of the Bradford City Police collection, this short film documents part of the annual Government Inspection which took place on Peel Park, July 1939.
This film features a Lord Mayor's Parade in Bradford which took place on 13th November, 1938.
This film features an inspection of the Bradford Police in 1946.
Made by members of the Bradford City Police, this film documents the various types of drills performed by the Civil Defence during the Second World War in order to be prepared for enemy attack. The film includes footage of members of the Civil Defence putting out house fires and practicing medical procedures with a mobile first aid unit and ambulance services.
The following film features a fishing trip taken by members of the Bradford Police Department followed by a cricket match which is played at Arthington, near Leeds, West Yorkshire.
In October, 1937, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth took part a three day tour to visit the "industrial North" from Hull to Bradford. This film, made by members of the Bradford Central Police, documents part of their visit to Bradford during this Royal Tour.
Part of the Bradford City Police collection, this film documents a sports day at the Police Orphanage in Harrogate as well as the annual inspection in Peel Park.
Part of the Bradford City Police collection, this film documents some of the athletic events which took place during their 38th Annual Sports Day. The film includes footage of many track and field events as well as highlights the winning relay team.
This film documents the Bradford Police Inspection at Peel Park in 1949. Lt-Col Frank Brook (1883-1960), one of HM Inspectors of Constabulary for England and Wales from 1935-1953 an ex-Army officer and former chief constable of the Southport, Nottingham and West Riding forces, inspects a parade of uniformed officers of the Bradford City Police. The Chief Constable of Bradford City Police from 1940 to 1957, Herbert Spencer Price (1892-1976) and various civic dignitaries, including the Lord Mayor George T. Meggison, accompany Brook. Price joined the Bradford City Police as a constable in 1912 and was promoted through the ranks, which was very unusual for the time period.
This film documents the annual Government Inspection of the Bradford City Police at Peel Park in 1952.
Part of the Bradford Police collection, this film contains scenes from an annual Government Inspection as well as a police sports day.
Part of the Bradford Police collection, this film documents the Annual Government Inspection at Peel Park, 1938.
Part of the Bradford Police Collection, this film records the events of the Annual Government Inspection which took place in Peel Park in June, 1947.
This film is a demonstration by West Riding police, at Belle Vue Barracks, of good and bad road manners for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. The film was made by C.H. Wood.
This film is from the Leeds City Libraries collection and captures events from the 1929 Leeds general election. There are many shots of the various candidates and the winner, as well as footage of the town centre and a small plane flying over the countryside.
This film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and shows the candidates for the General Election campaigning and trying to win over voters.
This short Movietone film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and shows the celebrations that were held in Roundhay Park, Leeds for Children's Day.
Part of the Leeds City Libraries collection, this is a film about the memorial in Hunslett Lane, Leeds. The Opening intertitle informs us that the memorial was made in part from the remains of Brooke Hall.
This British Movietone film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and contains footage of the 1949 Royal tour of Yorkshire by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Made by CHAS. R.H. Pickard & Son of Leeds, this film documents the royal visit and opening of the Civic Hall by King George V on 23rd August, 1933.
This film documents the visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Leeds in the summer of 1949. Huge crowds came out to greet the Royal Couple during their visit to Roundhay Park and the Civic Hall.
This film was produced by members of Leeds Camera Club as a document of the Coronation Celebrations held in Leeds in 1953. The city was covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration, and included in the film is extensive footage of Leeds city centre during this celebration time.