Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This is an amateur film which shows various aspects of life around the village of Kirkby Malzeard. The film was made by Sir Fred Moore at the time of the Royal Silver Jubilee.
This is a film of Sir Fred Moore and his family at Mowbray Hall. Events which take place at the Hall include a fete and traditional dancing. The film also includes scenes of the village of Kirkby Malzeard complete with traditional sword dancing.
This is a British Movietone film featuring a visiting German party and a group from Ripon "combine to give alfresco entertainment" after a civic welcome. The entertainment includes choral singing, folk dancing, and Morris dancing.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a record of motorcycle races at Wortley in Leeds. The film also features footage of Robert Thompson's shop in Kilburn, North Yorkshire.
This Calendar News item reports on the 1969 production of the York Mystery Plays. It features interviews with the three actors portraying Jesus (Peter Blanshard, John White, and Gerald Lomas) as well as the producer Edward Taylor.
Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this film features The Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, Harewood House near Leeds, and a bird zoo.
This film was commissioned by the City of York to document the restoration of Fairfax House after it had been acquired by York Civic Trust. It shows in detail the state of the building prior to restoration, the work of restoration, and how it looked on completion when it was opened to the public.
This film features the artwork of acclaimed sculptor Austin Wright and gives a fascinating insight into the methods and inspiration behind some of his most recognizable pieces. The film highlights the evolution of Wright's style as well as his use of different raw materials to produce sculptures which act as analogies to elements in nature and even anatomy that have inspired him and his work. The film also features rare images of the sculptor at work in his back shed creating and arranging various pieces for display.
This film documents the Annual Gala and Procession that took place in Skipton, featuring a fancy dress competition, floats and a marching band.
This is one of three films made of the Skipton annual Gala in the mid-1930s. This one was made by Pathe Gazette.
This film captures the fun and festivities of the Hospital Gala and Carnival in Skipton, including a fancy dress parade and procession of the May Queen.
A film made by Mr Charles Tapp, one of the founder members of the Yorkshire Association for Disabled People. This film contains footage of a fete that is being held in the grounds of St. George's and shows many of the residents enjoying the activities. There are some sections with footage of some of the more severely physically disabled residents but shows them carrying out activities and tasks.
This film captures the events which took place in Long Preston and Wigglesworth celebrating the Jubilee in 1935. Festivities include a procession, fancy dress competition, and brass band accompaniment.
Made by Des Monks, this is a film about the making of a new silver lamp for Skipton Parish Church. It includes a commentary by Peter Byrnes.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
Unlike other seaside destinations, Scarborough is home to a variety of events throughout the year. The following film features some of the events which took place between 1951-1969 including a jump rope competition, Freak Hill Climb at Beacon Farm, Boxing Day charity football match, and a Scouts Soap Box Derby.
This film documents some of the events which take place in Scarborough during the Benelux Festival including Dutch dancers and majorette procession. The Benelux Festival is only one of Scarborough's many attractions, and it provides the means of forging close links between the Yorkshire coast and the Benelux county.
This is a film made as part of the A4E Contemporary Video Collection that documents the dance, lives, and motivations of the Craven Flagcrackers, an unusual Morris team. The film includes footage of the dance and music group, showing them in performance as well as interviews with the members.
This is a documentary film on being young in York, using interviews with present day teenagers and adults who were teenagers in the 1960s, illustrated with images from archive film and photographs. It highlights the difficulties of being young and the lack of activities for young people in York today. It also shows young people out on a Saturday night and some projects for young people.
This is a newsreel made by York Cine Club of events in York in 1984. The film includes Magnus Magnusson at the Jorvik Viking Centre, Prince Charles officially opening the Jorvik Centre, the York Festival, the York Run, other news and events, and ends with the aftermath of the fire at York Minster and the subsequent visit by the Duchess of Kent.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the Lord Mayor's Parade and Gala in York in 1988.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of an early music and medieval event at Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, a few miles north of York.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the Lord Mayor's Parade and Gala in York in 1984.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a colourful Christian parade in York, with music and dancing.