This is a film showing a group of people on holiday in Bourton-on-the-Water, in the Cotswolds, visiting the model village there. It also captures an aero modellers meeting at Sherburn located outside Leeds.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This is a film made by Jack Eley showing the displays put on in Roundhay Park for Leeds Children's Day.
This film includes footage of the Middleton Colliery Railway taken by W. Pearson.
This film was produced for the annual parish Bazaar. Although never actually entering the parish, this film captures people who attended the various sermons at St. Luke's parish church (West Yorkshire) in the 1930s. This film also contains some very interesting footage of boy scouts participating in various activities including fencing and boxing.
This film captures the activities undertaken by members of St. Peters parish in Shipley, which includes the opening of a sports field, a garden party, and a trip to the Lake District.
In 1933 King George and Queen Mary visited Leeds to open the new Civic Hall, and while on their trip also stated at Harewood House. The royal procession travelled from Oakwood to the Town Hall, where the King inspected the guard of honour in Victoria Square. After a short ceremony in the Victoria Hall, the Royal party went on to the Civic Hall for the opening ceremony. Record numbers of people from all over Yorkshire turned out for the event. This film captures part of that procession from a spectator's point of view.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley while on a trip of historical sites around the Mediterranean on the way to, and finishing up at, Athens. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is a film about the history of the University of Leeds and an appeal for donations to improve its facilities in the future.
Made by Debenham & Co. of York, this film is a recording of the Manvers May Day Parade in 1919. Manvers Main Colliery was situated between Wath-upon-Dearne and Mexborough, South Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the May Day festivities as well as footage of the miners and of the pit.
A promotional film for Thomas Smith & Sons of Rodley near Leeds, this film features manufacturers of cranes and excavators and was produced by Mottershaw Commercial Films of Sheffield.
This is a film of the multi-cultural Bradford Mela, the largest South Asian festival outside the sub-continent, as it is experienced by three of its participants.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film focuses on the lives of four women connected by the fact that they were travelling through the Bradford Interchange at the same time.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this film examines two Indian curry houses in Bradford, comprising interviews with their respective managers and customers.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film consists of the insights from a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic woman living in the community in Bradford.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium, this film charts the changing focus of Hebden Bridge, from a mill-based textile town to a centre for healers and alternative life styles.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film looks at Heaton Primary School in the light of the changes to Bradford's education system.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this film takes a look at the trials and tribulations of a pub quiz team in West Yorkshire.
Made as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this documentary focuses on reactions to experiences of domestic burglaries as seen by the staff and customers of a home security business.
Made as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this is a documentation of a major arts education bursary scheme in its tenth year at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Made as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this documentary follows individuals connected by their interests in new technology and ways of using it.
'Home Grown' is a film about life-style, personal choice and principles. Set in the fields of Brickyard Farm, Ackworth, West Yorkshire, Home Grown tells the story of an organic farmer John Brook who forms an unusual attachment with eco-activists. Home Grown is shot at the third annual Northern Green Gathering and captures the spirit and hope of a growing contemporary culture of grass roots activism.
'House of Changes' is a contemporary, thought provoking, and challenging film. Set in a Wakefield hairdressing salon, the film explores the changes in life-style of two former gay lovers through their discovery of the Church of the True Vine.
The Castleford Tigers RLFC is the subject of this lively and colourful film. It follows five characters from the club as they pursue the Wembley dream in the 1999 Silk Cut Challenge Cup, capturing the magic, passion and humour of this tightly knit community at a very significant time in both the sport of rugby and the club's history.
Made as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this documentary examines the changes to a large housing estate near Castleford prior to demolition work.