This film features a horse race in Doncaster.
This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of events at a sports day at his son's school in Broughton.
This film by Charles Chislett records the events of an open day at his daughter's school, Harrogate College.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
This film features a compilation of items including motorcycle racing, horse racing, the Bentley Floods, and take-off and landing of an Imperial Airways biplane.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of the Rotherham Golfing Club Goodwin Trophy Cup.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett of a gliding event, possibly 1935 or 1936, and of his children, Rachel and John on several occasions between 1935 and 1942. These occasions include time at home, on a farm and at Aysgarth Falls.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
A light hearted amateur documentary, this film tells the story of the Sheffield Spartan Swimmers who swam at Millhouses outdoor pool, located in Sheffield. The swimmers (all men) dive, perform synchronised swimming, and race in the winter snow as well as the summer. Most of the swimmers are named in the intertitles.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1958 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school, a trip to Scotland, and the Brussels World Fair in June
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film features a number of events connected to the Newfield School during the 1968 academic year. Events include the school play Hobson's Choice, the band playing outside Sheffield City Hall, boat building, and a number of sporting events.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This is a film from the Newfield School, located just outside Sheffield, which documents sporting and academic events during 1965. These include the Cross Country Championships, Art and English Literature classes, and a puppet show production of Wind in the Willows.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
This is a whimsical film about a netball match between men and women who worked in the architectural office at Sheffield Town Hall.
This is a series of short films made by John A Wilkinson that roughly falls into two parts - a school's outing and an athletics event, possibly a school sports day - but there is also a short film of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
This is a film by John Wilkinson of a School's Sports Day and other athletic events at Hillsborough Park, Sheffield, Leeds, and Nottingham.
This film contains footage of the military leaving Sheffield on 3rd November, 1914 shortly before their deployment to France in April, 1915.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
A film made about Sheffield, by Richmond Films, for the city council to show the contrasting aspects of Sheffield.
Commissioned by Sheffield Water Undertaking, this film tells the story of how water is supplied to Sheffield and warns of the importance not to waste water. It shows some of the local reservoirs, pumping stations and treatment works, as well as the Sheffield Water Undertaking sports ground at Crookes.