This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This film documents the history of weaving, specifically velvet, by Lister Co. at Manningham Mill in Bradford. It shows the industrial processes connected with design, weaving and finishing of furnishing fabrics. It includes many scenes of the workers at the mill as well as some domestic interiors and suites (which may be of social interest.)
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his family at home and at Alnwick Castle and Eyemouth, Scotland.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and on visits to countryside and seaside. It features daughter Rachel, son John, and two young friends (seen in Dale Days). They visit Ingleton waterfalls and Castlerigg stone circle.
This film captures the events on a steam ship trip taken by a group of people. The shots include the activities on board the ship and the places that they visit in Norway as well as some footage from a family trip to the seaside.
This is a film showing a performance of The Tom Thumb Club, a children’s club sponsored by the Yorkshire Evening News, and also of someone on their travels: to the Isle of Mann (with film of the Manx novelist Sir Hall Caine), the Middle East and London.
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.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film features footage taken during the filmmaker's travel to Sefton.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Sardinia and at home.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family at home, in Scarborough and on holiday in Tenerife.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family at home in Horforth and on various outings, including camping, Scarborough and the Windsor Great Park Forestry Exhibit, which is visited by King George VI and Queen Mary.
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 a chronicle of Holidays at Home week in Bradford taken by a keen amateur filmmaker from the area who captured many similar events during the war. These popular events were held throughout Yorkshire and the rest of Britain as wartime rationing of products such as petrol meant people were unable to visit the coastal regions that were so popular before the outbreak of war.
The following film features a fishing trip taken by members of the Bradford Police Department followed by a cricket match which is played at Arthington, near Leeds, West Yorkshire.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and consists of a sequence of news items from around the locality including a Fete at County General Hospital, Hovercraft at Nostell, and a New Wholesale Market in Wakefield.
This film captures the activities undertaken by members of St. Peters parish in Shipley, which includes the opening of a sports field, a garden party, and a trip to the Lake District.
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 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 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.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this film records a visit from the Schmalfilm Klub to Leeds. The Leeds cine club members give the visitors a sightseeing tour around Leeds which is followed by a reception.
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 is short comedy film about a couple who make a trip to a summer fair in their new car, only to find that they are too late.