Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945. Included is extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square well as the Mayor and Mayoress who visit the children’s ward at the City Hospital. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
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 film documents a carnival as it processes through the streets of Eccleshill, Bradford and provides a good example of the types of carnivals that were common during the 1920s. The procession includes many decorated floats as well as participants in fancy dress.
This Charles Chislett film records the Coronation Day events as seen from the point of view of a spectator in London 1953.
In 1935 the city of Bradford organized many events to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. Events included historical re-enactments in Peel Park as well as processions through the city and evening bonfire celebrations.
This film contains footage from a May Day event that was held in Tickhill, near Doncaster. There is footage of the May Queen procession and the many games and sports in which the local children take part.
This film contains footage from a May Day festival celebrations that were held in Tickhill. There are many shots of the floats that were highly decorated as well as the May Queen that was carried along on one of them.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a Whit Procession in Rotherham and probably a charity fund raising event, possibly at the Chislett house. The procession incorporates many elements of Empire Day.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a record of Bonfire Night preparations and celebrations at Kellet Road in Leeds, 1963. All the neighbours from the street have come out to join in the celebrations.
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.
This film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
This film commemorates the 700th anniversary of Bradford Market. It shows the Market during the celebrations, shoppers, and market stalls. A group of dignitaries accompany the Mayor and Mayoress as they tour the Market. After which, they gather together for dinner and speeches.
This film was produced by members of Leeds Camera Club as a document of the Coronation Celebrations held in Leeds in 1953. The city was covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration, and included in the film is extensive footage of Leeds city centre during this celebration time.
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.
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.
This is a film made by Jack Eley showing the displays put on in Roundhay Park for Leeds Children's Day.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club super eight group, now known as Leeds Movie Makers, of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. As well as showing the Parade go through Leeds, there is also a fashion show and Miss Metro Competition at the Ritzy Night Club, the award reception in the Civic Hall and the Lord Mayor's Charity Concert.
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.
'Home Grown' is a film about life-style, personal choice and principles. Set in the fields of Brickyard Farm, Ackworth, West Yorkshire, Home Grown tells the story of an organic farmer John Brook who forms an unusual attachment with eco-activists. Home Grown is shot at the third annual Northern Green Gathering and captures the spirit and hope of a growing contemporary culture of grass roots activism.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel contains the most intimate footage of guests arriving at the church. There is also a short exert of the couples honeymoon in Venice.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel was the first footage to be seen by the public; however, the later reel (1373, Harewood wedding) features more intimate camera angles and a short exert from the couples honeymoon.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This film covers the Parade assembling on Woodhouse Moor and making its way through Leeds and back again, with a look at Leeds Children's Holiday Camp Association at the end. The whole is accompanied by a witty commentary.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This Parade marks the 350th anniversary of the granting of a Charter for the Leeds. As well as showing the Parade assemble and go through Leeds, there are also interviews with participants and the award ceremony.