This film records a family Christmas Day as well as a country dancing festival in Grenoside, near Sheffield.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
This film documents the May Day Celebrations of the Silver Royd Hill Methodist Church, located near Leeds, and the Sunday school fancy dress competition over a number of years in the 1960s. Also included is footage of a local wedding.
The film is part of the Mount School collection and is an account of the work of The Mount School during the year 1977, the last year of the headship of Joyce Pickard. There are shots of the classes, activities and sports carried out by the students, as well as a drama production and the summer sports day.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
The film is a document of events in Stillington and surrounding area taken by G F (Freddy) Baker who owned an electrical shop in Easingwold. It includes repairs to the methodist chapel, celebrations for the coronation of George VI and scouts camps. Many of those seen in the film are identified.
This film documents a visit of George VI and the Queen Mother to Terry's of York on Tuesday, 19th October, 1937.
Originally organized in the 1920s, the Woodcraft Folk is an educational movement for young people. Its aim is to develop self-confidence and activity in society through equality, friendship, peace, and co-operation. This documentary focuses on the organization, its history and values, and specifically children from around the world who have gathered at the international camp at Normanby Hall, located near Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
This film, by local filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, captures various activities taking place in a small rural village. The reel contains family weddings at Swallownest Methodist chapel and Aston church. The film also documents country walks down Church Lane (Aston), a working water wheel and other village scenes around Laughton (South Yorks.)
Made by amateur filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, this film includes colour footage of Wartime Christmas celebrations in his family home in Swallownest, South Yorkshire.
Made by Kenneth Raynor, this is a film which features the people and places in the South Yorkshire village of Swallownest. It includes scenes of the surrounding countryside as well as provides a good example of wartime Christmas celebrations.
This amateur film is a record of some of the celebrations that took place in Pontefract on V.E. Day, 1945.
Made by the Sheffield Photo Company, this film documents the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Sheffield in May, 1919. Included is footage of the military processions held on the day as well as scenes of the city centre and crowds which gathered in the streets for the special event.
This is an early film of a parade following a service in York Minster in 1911.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This film is about a Scout Jamboree in Sutton Coldfield. The Jamboree takes place in a park where the scouts partake in activities including parades, gliding airplane displays, and theatrical displays such as a circus and war dance. Scout groups from all over the world including Israel, Ghana, and Australia have come to participate in the event. The BBC has sent a cameraman to film the jamboree, and there is also a visit from the Queen and Prince Philip.
This early nitrate film was made by Debenham & Co. and documents the wedding of Fred Groves and Alice Rothwell on the 20th October, 1920 at St Edmund’s Church, Roundhay, Leeds. The bride, Alice, was given away by her father, John Rothwell Esq. who was a furniture dealer. And the groom, Fred Groves, was a civil servant.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.
This is a short film of a boisterous carnival in Hebden Bridge in 1924 and provides a good example of the types of carnivals that were common during the 1920s. The film documents some of the celebrations of the day.
This film captures a huge dramatised pageant which took place in Roundhay Park, Leeds in 1946 involving various enactments of historical events.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne documenting two separate Whit Parades at Chapeltown near Sheffield in 1940 and 1941 involving the local congregation.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne showing Home Guard exercises in Chapeltown, on the outskirts of Sheffield. This film comprehensively depicts the training undertaken by the Home Guard as they carry out strategic operations and perform combat exercises. There are also glimpses of the social realities of life within the home guard, including a scene which show recruits at meal time.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week event held in Ecclesfield, near Sheffield, which highlights a parade that takes place in the village. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week held at in Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, this film was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of War Weapons Week at Grenoside, near Sheffield, which was held to raise money for the troops. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two. The film shows a parade including all main branches of the war effort from the Army to firemen, scouts and guides, all of whom are led by a brass band.