Part of the Pashley Collection, this film features a day trip to Chester and its Zoo as well as a large funfair in Armley, Leeds.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage of a trip that `The Bradford Pals' made to the Somme to remember all who died there in 1916. BBC Yorkshire went with them and filmed the journey and the ceremonies that took place.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley while on a trip of historical sites around the Mediterranean on the way to, and finishing up at, Athens. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is a travelogue of the Yorkshire Dales, following the River Wharfe from Ilkley to Hubberholme.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family outing around the Yorkshire Dales, showing Skipton, Airedale, Wharfedale, Bedale and Richmond.
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 is part of the Hainsworth collection and consists of footage from family holidays, day trips and a wedding.
A Yorkshire Television Production, Home James follows James Mason as he returns to his childhood home of Huddersfield. During his journey, Mason explains why Huddersfield holds such a special place in his heart.
This amateur film is from the Wilkinson collection and contains footage taken by a Wakefield-based businessman. There are shots of various trips around the county including Cartwright Hall, Lister Park and Knaresborough.
This film documents several national and international trips taken by the filmmaker between 1966 and 1967. The trips include a Christmas Cruise to New Zealand, a trip around Spain, and a boat trip on the Leeds to Liverpool canal. The film concludes with an Engine Rally with a large traditional fair at Calverley, near Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here on their summer holiday - it shows their journey down through London and Southampton to Bournemouth and back.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years of 1951 and 1952. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday in Bournemouth, Scarborough and Windermere Lake. As always, with a lot of the Cooper films, they are also shown at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises of images of family orientation during the year 1954. The Cooper family are filmed here on their holidays at Bournemouth, Poole Park and Fairhaven Lake. We also see them visting family and being visited by friends at the family home - Rondor - in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1960. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday with Norman and Minnie Ashworth - in Paris.
[Norman Ashworth was Ron's business partner - R.S. Kitchen Ltd - he was also a founder member of Associated Dairies before it became ASDA.]
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1966. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday, driving through France and Italy, with Phil and Dolly Cowan.
[Phil was a director of Selmer Musical Instruments in London and his family became good friends of Ron and Dora.]
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1953. The Cooper family are filmed here visiting family and friends ,on the beach in Bournemouth and Scarborough, at Corfe Castle and Kearby also visiting Stonehenge and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
This film consists of two different films (and three film stocks) including the Heath Girl Guides at Arncliffe 1932 and the St. George's Day Scout parade through Halifax in 1956.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this reel is made up of two films, one of which captures a holiday Wales, and the other a day out fishing. Based in Leeds, the couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a film which shows a youth outing to Ilkley and a few short sequences of the family. The people taking part were members of the St. Andrew's Methodist Youth Club and families from the church in Halifax.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film is part of the Tony Jackson and contains footage of a camping trip made by members of the Morley Cycling Club to various places around Yorkshire. There is a running commentary throughout the entire film (except the film after the closing title) and the voiceover talks about the various locations seen within the film as well as the people.
This film documents the excursions of the Morley Cycle Club in 1964. It includes footage of different club members during the ride and in their down time as well as different Yorkshire landmarks including Bolton Abbey.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
This film shows a variety of activities that the family enjoys during 1954 and 1955. The family goes on fishing trips to the weir at Easter 1955, tennis matches, visit the Bramham Moor Point to Point races in 1955 and trials at Harewood House in 1954.
This film contains footage of Hunslet Boys Club on a trip to Whit Camp in Great Yarmouth in 1973. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. This footage includes shots of Wellington and Britannia Pier in Great Yarmouth.