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.
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.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of events which take place in 1959 including an annual sports day and awards ceremony at St. Peter's School in York as well as the presentation of the British Empire Medal to William Thackray.
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 Ecclesfield Holiday Week in 1942, set in Ecclesfield Park with people playing bowls and tennis, a women’s cricket match, children in a swimming pool, having races and playing on swings, and a game of baseball being played by American GIs.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that documents fundraising events for the "Salute the Soldier Week" held at Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, during the Second World War.
This is a series of films made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that have been put together. They show the visit by the King and Queen to Sheffield in 1941, and, in Chapeltown near Sheffield, War Weapon's Week, a Home Guard exercise, a Thanksgiving Parade, a football match and children sledging in Chapeltown Park. It also shows Ladybower Reservoir shortly after opening in 1945.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that chronicles Victory Week celebrations in Chapeltown on the outskirts of Sheffield. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War II.
This film documents the Thorncliffe Cricket Club Centenary match in 1970. Thorncliffe Cricket Club would have been part of the social entertainment for the workers of the local factory Newton Chambers & Co near Sheffield. The factory was involved in many activities of the workers spare time, and the idea of work and play went with the company's ethos.
This film documents the area around Bradfield, the reservoir area near Sheffield, and the year according to various religious festivals such as Christmas and the Harvest Festival.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson which includes an athletics event, possibly a school sports day. There is also some brief footage of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
This is a film of events at the Yew Lane Community Centre in Grenoside, Sheffield including a variety show, a social evening of dancing, a football match, a flower and vegetable show and a Gala Day.
This is a film of an unknown Sheffield family visit to Derbyshire and a 1966 World Cup match at Hillsborough.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection showing an Armistice Day Service in Doncaster, a Coronation Fair, and other local events.
This is a film made by Pontefract amateur filmmaker Jack Johnson showing the celebrations for 500 years since Pontefract received its Royal Charter, including the first run of the King Richard III stakes at Pontefract Racecourse.
This is a film made to commemorate the granting of a Charter of Incorporation to the Borough of Rotherham in 1861. The film provides a history of the town, and an update of local services, with interviews with the Town Planning Officer and the Director of Education.