This amateur film made by John Percival Staddon records a family trip travelling to Marsden on the north east coast and Piercebridge, on the River Tees near Darlington.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news report by Phil McDonnell who conducts topical vox pops with primary school children about the space race and the prospect of going to the moon. This news magazine item was originally broadcast on 15 October 1968.
This amateur film documents a trip to Whitby and Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.
Amateur film of a holiday trip to Felixstowe in Suffolk.
An amateur film produced by Norah Cummin recording her and husband George’s activities during 1948. The film features Norah with friends visiting St Mary’s Island near Whitley Bay at Easter and travelling with George to Holy Island or Lindisfarne Castle during Whit. They take their summer holiday to Scarborough spending most of their time inside Peasholm Park. The film features a number of sporting events including cricket as well as a football match featuring Newcastle United playing at St James Park in Newcastle during the autumn. The film ends at Christmas with a window display in George’s music shop and with him dressed as St Nicholas.
This amateur travelogue produced by Jack Mills explores the rich history of the five mile stretch of the River Tyne between Bywell and Wylam. As well as visiting many places of local interest, the film also speaks with some of its more fascinating and diverse characters who live and work around the Tyne.
An amateur film by John Scorer that records a trip to Bamburgh Castle by Marden Bridge Middle School, Whitley Bay, in 1979.
An amateur Forfar Cine Club comedy about a hitchhiker's good and bad luck on the road.
This amateur film by Philip Warren and the RGS Film Unit shows pupils of the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, visiting the Isle of Eigg in the Scottish Inner Hebrides for a 'survey expedition' camp. The pupils use survey equipment, learning electronics as well as outdoor pursuits such as rock climbing.
This home movie produced by Christine Hanley features members of her family on or around Layton House Farm near Sedgefield in County Durham. Husband Frederick features walking through the snowy landscape with the family dog and is seen later in the film sledding with his wife and children on the road leading to the family home. The film also features a holiday to Scotland and the extended family together in the garden during summer.
This home movie produced by Christine Hanley features men at work on Layton House Farm near Sedgefield dipping sheep, ploughing a field and bailing hay. The film also includes a visit to Seahouses where an Amphicar sails around the harbour and also shows views of birds and seals during a visit to the Farne Islands. A holiday to the highlands of Scotland and a phantom car ride through France are included, as well as footage of guests at Christine’s and husband Frederick’s wedding in 1964.
This home movie produced by Christine Hanley features residents of Sedgefield taking part in the annual Shrove Tuesday football match in the streets around St Edmund’s Church as well as a motorised train travelling along Redcar beach. The film includes a number of sequences featuring Christine’s daughter Jacky as a small child either playing around the family home at Layton House Farm near Sedgefield or on picnics and excursions with family and friends.
The Tyne Tees Television North East Newsview crew record the visit of Miss Newsview, Valarie Denis, to the USA, leaving on the Trans World Airline's (TWA) Boeing 707 flight from London Heathrow to Washington in June 1964, landing at JFK airport. The film covers a visit to the New York World's Fair and trip to Washington DC, home of US political power.