This film documents the annual St. George's Day parade that includes both Scout and Guides processing from Clifford's Tower to the York Minster. Also included is a short sequence showing Girl Guides visiting Knaresborough.
An amateur film that shows the celebrations held in a residential street in York to mark the wedding day of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981.
This film is a series of short newsreel type features on local events in Pickering between 1972 and 1975. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
This is a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering in 1975 and 1976, with commentary. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
A film made by R. Snowden featuring various events in Pickering, mostly centring on the local Liberal Party. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of the Open Day at Hunmanby Hall School.
On Monday, 31 May, 1982 Pope John Paul II visited York, and hundreds of people flocked to the racecourse to see him in person. Father James O'Keefe was involved in the festivities. Geoff Druett reports on this occasion for Yorkshire Television.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme presented by Richard Whiteley is a look at Christmas celebrations in the village of Haworth in West Yorkshire, the home of the Bronte sisters. The special, first broadcast 18th December, 1980, includes footage of children waving from window of steam train in Haworth Railway Station, Haworth High Street with choir singing carols outside church, and Santa on a train talking to local children.
This film shows the journey of the LNER 2005 and the NYNR 29 travelling from Pickering and passing Levisham for The Silver Jubilee in 1975. The train is decorated for the occasion and many members of the public arrive to see the train pass by.
This film documents the opening of Clifton Bridge in 1963. A temporary bridge at Clifton was built by the British Army in 1961, on the site of an old ferry crossing, in order to handle additional vehicle traffic caused by the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Kent at York Minster. A permanent bridge was opened officially on 28 October 1963. The bridge is built from 4,000 tons of concrete and 50 tons of reinforced steel.
Item title reads - Picturesque scenes at Thirsk carnival. Yorkshire.
This is a short film that shows some of the ancient customs and buildings of Ripon. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
This is a British Movietone film featuring a visiting German party and a group from Ripon "combine to give alfresco entertainment" after a civic welcome. The entertainment includes choral singing, folk dancing, and Morris dancing.
This is a film of Hovingham over the course of a year, showing the different seasons and featuring the Hovingham Methodist Carol Singers.
This film records several family trips to Scarborough and includes footage of the family on the beach, the promenade, and the Scarborough caravan park.
This film documents the visit of the Lord Mayor of London Sir Frank Bowater to Harrogate in 1939.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film captures the events of the annual Carleton Gala. It includes footage of the floats, procession, and all those who turned out in fancy dress.
Filmed by Herbert Johnson, this film captures events and social gatherings of the Whitby Yacht Club. The club members take part in many activities such as a hunting meet, a gymkhana, a parade, and fishermen at Whitby by docks, swimming and boat races in Whitby harbour and rough waters at Whitby.
Part of the Freeman collection, this short film features Peasholm Park, Scarborough and a wedding.
Part of the Freeman collection, this short film which shows some of the preparations that take place to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
This is footage taken during the period from 1934 to 1945 and captures many different members of the family. Also included are shots of Scarborough covered in snow from 1934 and also some magenta-tinted shots taken in springtime. The footage gives an insight into the family outings, local religious processions and the fashions being worn at the time by the Wilson family.
Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from a family occasion at the Goldberg's home where they eat Jewish Matzah ball soup and unleavened bread. The film also includes footage from a family trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from the wedding of Lynne Collins (n?e Goldberg).