This film includes various shots of farming including harvesting and animals and a few brief shots of Kiplingcote Races. The film was taken at Arras Farm in Market Weighton.
This film documents many examples of farm machinery and processes at Arras Farm in Market Weighton. Also included are a few shots of Kiplingcote Races, sheep, lambs, and hand sheering.
This film, made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, captures the fishing activities at Port Patrick, Scotland. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Betty and Cyril Ramsden often turned their holidays into opportunities to film local traditions and customs. Here they do so in 1957 at Seahouses, in Northumberland, famous for its crab and lobster fishing. With their usual eye for detail, the Ramsdens gives us a real bird’s eye view, from on their boats, of the fishermen as they bring in their haul of live crabs. The Ramsdens were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
An amateur film from the Hamilton collection, this film shows a parade at a Miner's Gala on the busy streets of Wakefield, together with footage of a Butlins holiday in Filey and another trip to Torquay.
This film is part of the Cameron collection and shows the snowy countryside and a bricklayer.
This is a film that shows the process of making Wenslydale cheese at a dairy in Hawes, North Yorkshire. It was made by a student at Sheffield Poly and has since then been used in adverts to help promote traditional cheese making.
Fiction feature that exposes the manipulative nature of traditional filmmaking and examines class and gender relations through the interactions of a working class and an upper middle class couple.
The film follows an apprentice through the pre-entry training programme at Newton Chambers & Co. Ltd., Chapeltown, Sheffield
Made by members of the sixth form of Kelvin Hall High School in Hull, this film presents a day in the life of Cottingham Railway Station. The film shows commuters who pass through the station as well as the railway staff at work.
This film features many of the residents of Hovingham village in North Yorkshire. The filmmaker has used intertitles throughout to introduce the people he has filmed. Also included are scenes from around the village throughout the seasons.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
This is a documentary film about the manufacturing of everyday metal objects made by Roy Vickers.
British Paramount News item.
Issue no. 559 (10/8/1936)
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film contains footage of a tour around Linthwaite and shows many of the residents and the activities they get up to. The film was made by local schoolteacher and filmmaker Lucy Fairbank.
This colour film with sound portrays a day in the life of the Victorian market hall in Huddersfield which, when the film was made, was due to be demolished and replaced by a new building. The film looks at the 'comings and goings, the people, and the place'. The history of Huddersfield's market since 1672 is told, and the film examines the typical daily routine of the stallholders, interviews some of them, shows the market hall's facilities and surveys the attitude of stallholders and residents to the demolition of the building.
Although made for the GPO, Spare Time was in fact a Mass Observation film about the ways in which people in the industrial areas of Britain spend their free time.
This film documents the opening of Buhrer Brick Kiln by Mr. A.E. Wilkinson, Lord Mayor of Leeds, at the Bramley Brick Works of Jabez Woolley Ltd on August 14th, 1934.
This film shows the Huwood Hudswell 100hp diesel mines locomotive and modernisation of Moor Green Colliery in Nottinghamshire. The film was produced for Big Six Film Unit.
This film focuses on the production of a crane at Thomas Smiths of Rodley. Commentary by Frank Philips. A times Film Production.
This film gives an overview of British Locomotive manufacturing, production methods, equipment, variety of products, their uses, and the important of export. Produced by Furneaux-Webber.
Yorkshire's burning, and among the fire fighters there could well be a 'firewoman.' This half-hour documentary tells the story of two female trainees, PENNY ROWNTREE and SUZI CARTWRIGHT, on a 10-week training course at the West Yorkshire Fire Service Headquarters at Birkenshaw, near Bradford. If they are successful, they will become the first regular women fire-fighters in Yorkshire. But it's a tough, demanding course, not for the faint-hearted or weak-muscled. Can the two pioneering women survive it and take a hard-won place among the men?
The film shows each stage of the construction of the children's paddling pool in Rivelin Valley, Sheffield, in great detail with frequent intertitles to explain the processes. The techniques employed and equipment used are probably typical of the period.
This is a feature made by the ITV programme, Calendar, and presented by Richard Whiteley. The programme was aired on the day the Miners' Strike came to an end on 3rd March, 1985. It is a retrospective on the yearlong strike, specifically focusing on the economic consequences for local businesses and jobs.