This film documents a Royal visit made to Wakefield by the then Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, in 1949. The film features the Royal Couple meeting local dignitaries such as the Mayor of Wakefield and the Earl of Scarborough, and later there is a march past is made by the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (4th Battalion).
This film documents a Royal review of Police Constabularies from around the country. Filmed in Hyde Park, London, the filmmaker captures many excellent shots of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, as they watch the officers march past from the Royal box.
This film documents the opening of the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police Headquarters, in Bradford, by the Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II. The film documents the Queen's arrival, and the unveiling of several plaques that have been commissioned to commemorate the occasion. The Queen is then taken on a tour of the new facilities, visiting command centres, lecture theatres and recreational areas. The filmmaker has unrestricted access to the event capturing the Queen in quite intimate fashion.
This film documents the Duke of Kent's visit to Bishopgrath, West Yorkshire constabulary training school, where he meets some of the residing constables, is given a tour the facilities and inspects the highly specialised equipment.
This is another St. Barnabas school film from the C.H. Wood collection. There is footage of 1950 and 1951 May Day celebrations and May Queen processions.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and captures the performance of a play about Queen Elizabeth I, which was performed outdoors by school children from St. Barnabus' School in Bradford.
This is a film of the celebrations in York to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It shows the decorations in the city centre, a school parade, a fancy dress and an armed forces parade to the Minster.
This is a film of the celebrations in Malton of the Royal Wedding between Prince Charles and Lady Diana. It features a parade through the town with an impressive array of floats.
This film, made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage of the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate in 1954. There is lots of footage of the animal judging competitions and show jumping, as well as the stalls and people who attend the show.
This film, by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage from a political visit by Jacob Malik to the Valley Gardens, a visit by Princess Alexandra to some Municipal Offices and some shots of Knaresborough.
This film is part of the Nowell collection and captures scenes from the Great Yorkshire Shows in Harrogate in 1956 and 1957. There are shots of Sir William Prince Smith, 3rd Baronet of Hillbrook, presenting medals, the Princess Royal meeting the organisers of the show, as well as shots of the Canadian Mounties and Royal Artillery performing formations on their horses.
Cash in the Palace is the second of two short films about fairness in the collection where disabled and non-disabled young people have worked together to make the film, and where they can succeed as equal partners. The first film is called Pocket Money. It was created as part of the York Inclusive Young Filmmakers Pilot devised and delivered by Accessible Arts & Media in partnership with the Yorkshire Film Archive. It was made by students with learning difficulties, and disabilities from Applefields School and mainstream students from neighbouring St. Aelred's RC Primary School, York, as well as their teachers and support staff.
On 20th October, 1937, George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited Halifax. This film documents their visit including arrival and departure, Shibden Hall., Town Hall inspection and presentation, and schoolchildren on roadside Savile Park'
This film documents a visit of the Princess Royal to Leeds Civic Hall in 1942. She has come to inspect the Girl Guides and release pigeons with both her personal message and a message from the County.
This film documents the events which took place in 1957 as part of the Centenary Celebration for the Girl Guides Association. Included in the film are celebrations for the Chief Guides birthday as well as a visit by Queen Elizabeth and the Princess Royal to the Regional Centenary World Camp in Windsor Great Park.
On 11th October, 1952, the Dedication of the County Standard took place at Ripon Cathedral. This film documents some of the ceremony involved, mainly the arrival of the Girl Guides and the Princess Royal to the church.
Made in and around Hull, this film contains footage of a street party which was held in celebration of the 1935 Jubilee. The film also includes a fancy dress competition at the Stoneferry Carnival and physical fitness displays by members of the Hull Physical Culture Club.
This short film documents some of the events surrounding the opening of Hull University by King George V.
Part of the Fozzard Collection, this film captures celebrations for the 1977 Jubilee in Harrogate.
Made by York-based filmmaker Paul Richardson, this film captures part of the Queen’s visit to York on Thursday, 5th April, 2012. Fifteen thousand people reportedly packed into York’s city centre for this visit. Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice of York, Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by huge crowds at Micklegate Bar, the portion of the visit which is featured in this film.
This is a film of a visit by Princess Mary Viscount Lascelles to Keighley on Tuesday March 16th 1926. The film shows the Princess visiting the Town Hall and Victoria Hospital, and large crowds of spectators along the streets filmed from one of the cars on the Royal entourage.
This film features a visit of King George V and Queen Mary to John Barran & Sons in Leeds. John Barran was a pioneer in the manufacture of ready-to-wear clothing, and by 1904, the company employed 3000 people. The film includes footage of the King and Queen as they tour the facilities and meet some of the workers.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is a film of Bolsterstone Church Royal Wedding Celebrations. The film is accompanied by a soundtrack of an accordion and a brass band.
This is a film from the Anne Horner Collection showing a hunt, girls out horse riding, and Princess Ann with Captain Mark Phillips at Badminton Horse Trials.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a Royal visit to an unknown Lancashire town.