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.
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.
This film includes footage of a carnival and parade which take place in Pool in Wharfedale on May 6th, 1935. The carnival includes military bands, fancy dress floats, folk dancing, tug of war and prize giving, girl guides.
The film shows the Coronation celebrations in Pool in Wharfedale.
Filmed on 1st June, 1978, this film documents the visit of HRH Prince of Whales to Whitby for the 200th anniversary celebrations of Captain Cook.
This film contains footage of Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to Castleford to unveil the War Memorial, open the maternity home at Normanton and District Cottage Hospital, and to open Castleford Public market.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and consists of footage from a visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Wakefield, where they attended to a variety of official engagements.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and comprises footage from a council meeting in Castleford which results in the appointment of a new Mayor.
This film documents a short portion of Princess Mary’s trip to Egypt where she inspected her regiment who were stationed in Cairo during the 1920s. The filmmaker has superb access to the event, and films Princess Mary in quite intimate fashion. The film also shows the great strength and discipline of the regiment, as they put on a spectacular display for Her Royal Highness.
This film captures the events which took place in Long Preston and Wigglesworth celebrating the Jubilee in 1935. Festivities include a procession, fancy dress competition, and brass band accompaniment.
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 film captures Queen Mary and the Princess Royal doing volunteer work with servicemen during the War. It is unclear what purpose this film served, but presumably it was used as a moral boosting footage to inspire the nation to volunteer and help out in their community.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel contains the most intimate footage of guests arriving at the church. There is also a short exert of the couples honeymoon in Venice.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel was the first footage to be seen by the public; however, the later reel (1373, Harewood wedding) features more intimate camera angles and a short exert from the couples honeymoon.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a re-enactment of a battle between the Royalist and the Parliamentary armies, presumably the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644.
This is a newsreel made by York Cine Club of events in York in 1984. The film includes Magnus Magnusson at the Jorvik Viking Centre, Prince Charles officially opening the Jorvik Centre, the York Festival, the York Run, other news and events, and ends with the aftermath of the fire at York Minster and the subsequent visit by the Duchess of Kent.
This film features various events in and around Shipley in 1933. Of particular interest is the royal visit to Leeds, where the filmmaker captures the royal motorcade from an excellent vantage point.
This film tells the story of an ex con who is trying to get back into jail. However, he becomes a reformed man only to, ironically, end up back in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
In 1935 the city of Bradford organized many events to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. Events included historical re-enactments in Peel Park as well as processions through the city and evening bonfire celebrations.
This film consists of seven short extracts of events in York between 1939 and 1946. The events include The Duke of Kent visiting York, Police at Play and at Work, Holidays at Home, The Coronation and the Flying Scotsman, York Races, Opening of the new Park at West Bank, Scenes from York Regatta and the River Ouse frozen in January 1940.
This film made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.
Part of the Derrick Walton Collection, this is a short clip the Queen on some Royal occasion.