This film is one of many made by local Bradford businessman and Councillor Robert Sharp. The film features events from the Holidays at Home week in Bradford including events attended by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, an athletics competition, and other entertainment events put on during the week.
This is a story book film with animation made by Jack Eley. It features his daughter Susan who dreams of a fairy who conjures up animated stories.
As part of the Sharp collection this film shows various branches of Sharp's Linoleum shops including one in Halifax. There are some excellent shots of streets, cars and fashions of the time. The second part of the film shows a staff Christmas party held at the Great Northern Victoria Hotel in Bradford.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of amateur footage of a dance at the Eccleshill Mechanics Institute, Bradford. As well as the dance the film shows a greyhound race and a Girl Guide pageant.
This film documents some 'Holidays at Home' events at Lister Park, Bradford during World War II. Included is footage of sheep dog trials and fancy dress parades.
This film contains footage from a holiday at home event that took place in Bradford in 1943. It depicts the venue and the people that attended the event, including the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, as well as shows the horse riding events in which people of all ages took part.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage from a trip that the club made to Paris travelling by train and ferry.
This film contains footage of the Bradford Rotary trip to Richmond on Tuesday 29th May, 1956. On their journey, the club members briefly stop at Ripon and take in some of the sites as well.
This film contains footage from part one of a chronicle of the activities of Alderman Cecil Barnett, the Lord Mayor of Bradford. The film was taken between 1944 and 1945 and includes footage of Holidays at Home events and a gymkhana at Odsal stadium.
Taken during a cruise on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, this film includes footage of the Sharp family during their holiday, enjoying themselves on the deck of the ship as well as footage of their time in New York City.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage of several sights around Yorkshire including the Valley Gardens in Harrogate.
Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this film features The Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, Harewood House near Leeds, and a bird zoo.
Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this film shows the filming of some scenes from the programme, `Last of the Summer Wine'. The footage was taken from the set in the Holmfirth Valley. There are also shots of some of the factory chimneys and a large pylon being demolished.
This film was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of the Holmfirth Parish Church of the Holy Trinity 500th Anniversary Festival.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and comprises footage of the Hinchcliffe Mill Band, the Wakefield Cathedral Choir and a selection of footage of local folk dancers and actors performing in the church hall.
This is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures the hard work that a man with a walking disability puts into looking after his large garden. There are shot of him pruning trees and grape plants and eventually picking the ripe grapes from his greenhouse.
This amateur film about Filey was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of Filey, its fishermen, and the surrounding countryside. There are also shots of Holker Hall in Cumbria and the Honley Show in Huddersfield in 1978.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a medieval fair that is put on in the village. There is also footage from other activities that take place in the Holme Valley.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a trip to Scotland. There are shot of lochs, ferries and town in Oban, Dunollie Castle and Inverary as well as shots from a Highland event.
Made by Kathleen Lockwood, this film explores a few different parks and gardens in Yorkshire.
Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this is a film taken of the Denby Dale Pie Festival, an annual event which takes place in Denby Dale near Huddersfield. The festival is famous because the pie makers bake a huge pie each year, parade it through the village on the back of a lorry and then hand out portions of the pie to the many people who have come from far and wide for the day.
An amateur film from the Kathleen Lockwood collection that shows some of the animals housed at Chester Zoo and Regent's Park in London.
This film features policemen from Bradford on a day out in Cundall on Swale where they participate in a fishing competition.
This short Movietone film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and shows the celebrations that were held in Roundhay Park, Leeds for Children's Day.
This film includes footage of a carnival in Whitby. In also includes footage of the newly laid foundations of Sleights Bridge which had previously been washed away by flooding.