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 a film of children playing in the countryside and in a park.
This is a film of the Holmfirth Drama Society relaxing and having a dress rehearsal.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Torquay and at home.
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 film covers the move of the Yorkshire Post to new premises in 1970, and later the switch to new production methods, from linotype typesetting to phototypesetting, in 1980.
On the morning of Friday, August 18th, 1961, a fire broke out in Albert Mills building on Wellington Street situated next to Morley Town Hall. Strong winds helped to spread the fire which reached the Town Hall building. Despite the efforts of the fire brigade, the blaze could not be subdued before it completely destroyed the dome of the clock tower. This film documents the events of that day.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection featuring his family at Ilkley Swimming Pool as well as days out in the countryside and at the seaside.
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 is a short film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family by the seaside and at home, and of a hockey match.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection which features children from the Salem Sunday School in Leeds on their annual camping holiday to the Lake District.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection of children from the Salem Sunday School in Leeds on their annual camping holiday to the Lake District.
This is a film of the first rugby league game in the test series between a Great Britain team and Australia. It was played at Headingley, Leeds, on Saturday October 9th 1948.
This is a series of films featuring four Rugby League and Union games: a fundraising match between Combined Services Rugby League and Rugby Union, 1941, a fundraising match between Yorkshire Services and Northern Command, early 1940s, England v Wales, 1939, and the Challenge Cup Final between Bradford Northern and Wigan, 1944.
This film shows extended highlights of a game between Bradford Northern and Leigh at Odsal Stadium on 14th September, f1957. Northern won the match 37-7.
This is a collection of pieces of film from the Charles Chislett Collection, including out-takes from St Georges Crypt and Rachel when young.
This is a collection of offcuts from Jack Eley Collection.
Made by members of the Leeds Camera Club Cine Circle, this film documents the Festival of Hobbies which was held at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. Many different tables and stalls have been set up for display in celebration of hobbies including model railways, weaving, pottery, stamp collecting, and filmmaking.
This film features several cricket matches during 1952.
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.
A film that shows 'Holidays at Home' in Lister Park, Bradford and school plays and a pageant at Frizinghall Primary School.
This film is part of the Sharp Collection and contains footage from the opening of St Andrew's British Restaurant, a community restaurant in Bradford, by Alderman Semper. Various local dignitaries can be seen arriving and lunching at the restaurant with their wives. There are some excellent examples of forties fashion for women.
The following is an amateur film of 'Holidays at Home' week in Bradford. These popular events were held throughout the country as wartime rationing of products such as petrol meant people were unable to visit the coastal holiday destinations that were so popular before the outbreak of war.