Made in 1936, this if a film of members of the Hull Auto Club taking part in motorcycle and car trials. The exact location is unclear, but it’s likely to have taken place in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
This is a film of children at the 21st Avenue School in Hull on a trip to Wheeldale Moor and Whitby.
This is one of the series of Clegg’s People made by Yorkshire Television, presented by Michael Clegg. Here Michael Clegg visits Spurn Point with Bill Oddie, looking at the natural history of Spurn, the birds and plants.
This is a programme in the Clegg’s People series, with Michael Clegg interviewing three people working in Yorkshire in different artistic fields about their work. First up is renowned animal sculptor Sally Arnup, talking about her impressive bronze figures. She is followed by landscape and wildlife painter Neil Spillman, explaining his methods as he sits with easel on Skipworth Common. And lastly, Jon Gresham gives a tour of his wonderful Penny Arcadia Museum at the then Ritz Cinema in Pocklington.
This is one of three films made by newly formed Pocklington Canal Amenity Society documenting the work they carried out in restoring the canal and some of their activities connected to this. Included in this film is a PCAS garden party at the canal head and the official opening of the canal.
This is one of three films made by the newly formed Pocklington Canal Amenity Society documenting the work they carried out in restoring the canal and some of their activities connected to this. This film focuses on clearing the canal of debris.
This is a film of the Scout Group of St Thomas Groves, Lord Mayor’s Own, York, out on River Derwent at Kexby.
A creative amateur travelogue of a marathon hike through the Yorkshire moors and dales in the 1930s, made by George and Norah Cummin. From their home in Newcastle upon Tyne, the couple travel to Swaledale and Wensleydale, visiting various North Yorkshire locations and attractions, including Richmond, Hawes, York, Knaresborough, Fountains Abbey and Rievaulx Abbey. They also tour the Yorkshire coast travelling to Runswick Bay, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Scarborough. The film includes footage of the Ripon Hornblower in the ‘Setting the Watch’ ceremony. George and Norah Cummin were members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA).