This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a colourful Christian parade in York, with music and dancing.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This film documents some of the celebration which took place to commemorate Bradford's Trolley Bus Jubilee year in 1961.
This film comprises two parts:
Part 1: A Church Parade at Bolton Abbey (emulsion codes: 1945 and 1953).
Part 2: Children fancy dress at Baildon School
The film includes footage of children painting outside and a singing lesson in fancy dress performing "Doh rae me fa so..."
Made during the 1940s, this film contains footage of Christmas parties. Children eat and play, and in the final scene, Father Christmas gives presents to children.
This is a film of the Bicentenary Celebrations of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and some steam locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the Doncaster Railway Works Plant Centenary return railway run from Leeds Central to Kings Cross in 1953. It features a G. N. R. Atlantic and the A4 Silver Link. Part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
Part of the Oldridge collection, this film captures one or more weddings in 1931.
This is a film of a wedding, followed by some general family scenes at home and on holiday by the sea.
This is a film of a family and friends holidaying on a boat on the Humber. Also included in this film are other events, including a wedding, time spent on a farm, an excursion on board the Queen Mary, and time at a school.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
This film celebrates the centenary of Marks and Spencer in Leeds. It includes a guided historical tour, using commentary and old photographs, of Marks and Spencer and other notable places and buildings of Leeds.
This is a film of the 1981 British Junior Chamber of Commerce National Conference hosted by Leeds Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Made by the Leeds Cine Club, this newsreel documents some events in Leeds in 1978, including Leeds Rugby League Club displaying the Challenge Cup and the Festival of Youth.
This is a documentary film showing the traditional taking down, re-painting and putting back up, of the maypole in the centre of Barwick village.
This film contains footage from a number of processions in Normanton in 1922 including gala celebrations a whit parade. Also included is footage of the filmmaker's family during their leisure time.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This film documents family scenes and a wedding in the Arnett family in the late 1920s. It is followed by two commercial films featuring Charlie Chaplin and Mickey Mouse; however, these films will not be catalogued here.
This is a film which includes family scenes as well as a wedding in Carlisle during the late 1920s.
A film made by Bradford Technical College Photographic Unit to commemorate the freedom of the city ceremony awarded to the 272 (WRA) Field Support Squadron Royal Engineers (Volunteers).
The following is a compilation of brief events in Bradford in 1937, 1946 and 1947 including flooding, the return of Bradford Northern team, and the Lord Mayor's procession.
This is a short film of a girl's birthday party which takes place at her home in Sheffield.
This is a short film of a young girl's birthday party with her friends and family. The party takes place at her home in Sheffield.
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.