A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This is an excellent documentary on the North York Moors Railway with full and informed voice over, "bringing you news and events from the line side." Newsreel number 5. The film was made by local filmmaker Ken Clough.
This is an amateur film of a family car tour of Nidderdale, showing some of the villages on the journey.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
This film contains footage of a trip to Brompton by Betty and Cyril Ramsden and a couple of their friends. They wander through valleys, beside rivers and have a picnic beside their car. Betty and Cyril Ramsden were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Made by Leeds-based filmmakers Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film features the Coxwold Gymkhana and Fair in 1951. The film also includes footage of a motorcycle race and cricket match as well as footage of one of the filmmakers, Betty Ramsden.
Part of the Drury Collection, this film documents a boat trip from North Yorkshire to Amsterdam taken by a couple and their friends.
This is an excellent film by former railway engineer, Frank Dean of the North York Moors Railway, just before its closure under the Beeching cuts. Filmed over a period of months and from many different vantage points, the film provides a wonderful evocation of the journey from Pickering to Whitby by steam locomotive, complete with all the sounds.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
This is footage taken during the period from 1934 to 1945 and captures many different members of the family. Also included are shots of Scarborough covered in snow from 1934 and also some magenta-tinted shots taken in springtime. The footage gives an insight into the family outings, local religious processions and the fashions being worn at the time by the Wilson family.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents a family trip to Scotland and includes descriptive intertitles which identify the various places along the journey.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film contains footage of motor bike racing events from 1955 including the Ilkley Grand National, the Yorkshire Sports Car Club `4/44 Trophy Trial', and Scarborough Road Races.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and shows a motocross event that took place in Yorkshire. There are shots of the riders, the bikes, the spectators and the tough terrain on which they compete. The collection contains a large amount of films about motocross trials and motorbike racing.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is one of many films about motocross trials that took place in Yorkshire. This film shows the competitors getting ready before the race, the course itself, and the spectators helping the riders when they get stuck along the track.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film makes up part of a very comprehensive section on motor bike racing and motocross sports. There is footage of the spectators and competitors gathering before the race and making their way along the course.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1934 and 1935. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites including locations such as Bridlington and Fulwith Mill, near Harrogate.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1937 and 1938. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites.
This is a film made by John Edward (‘Ted’) Warburton, a member of Halifax Cine Club, of a family holiday to Northumbria in 1957. They visit many of the tourist attractions of the county, including Brunton Castle, Beadnell Bay, Bamburgh, Crumstone, Farne Islands and Holy Island.
This is an award winning film made by members of Halifax Cine Club around the time of the impending Beeching Report of 1963, which the filmmakers clearly had in mind. It shows members of the club traversing the whole 72 miles of the line by train and by foot, stopping off to highlight many of the viaducts, tunnels and features on the line, including the temporary shanty town for those who built it. The commentary not only provides a history of, and architectural guide to, the places along the line they visit, but also notes the importance of the line for those places it serves.
This film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.
This film from amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle shows a mixture of holidays in Scotland, visits to Cumbria's Steam Gathering, demolition of a chemical plant, and flying demonstrations from military and other aircraft.