In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features scenes in London as well as scenes of a wedding.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures the festivities of a wedding which takes place at the Reighton Methodist Church, the marriage of the Bishop's daughter. Included is footage of the guests arriving at the church as well as scenes at the reception which follow. Bradshaw was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of such events in order to record life in his village.
This is a film of a country family, with their two children, showing life in the village of Masham and the surrounding area. It shows the changing seasons, with the heavy snowfall in 1953 and skating on the ice. The film includes a wedding, a cricket match, sledging and tennis; made over a period of seven years.
This is a film of a country family, with their dogs and horses, made over several years. It shows scenes of rural life in the village of Masham in Yorkshire, as well as the surrounding area. Focusing on the countryside and its people through the changing seasons, the film includes a wedding, show jumping, a football and cricket match, sledging, go-carting, the Masham Fair, a livestock auction, and the storm and severe winter of 1962.
This amateur film shows one of the calendar highlights for York's River Ouse- the summer rally that is attended by boat owners and spectators alike.
This is footage taken during the period from 1934 to 1945 and captures many different members of the family. Also included are shots of Scarborough covered in snow from 1934 and also some magenta-tinted shots taken in springtime. The footage gives an insight into the family outings, local religious processions and the fashions being worn at the time by the Wilson family.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from a family occasion at the Goldberg's home where they eat Jewish Matzah ball soup and unleavened bread. The film also includes footage from a family trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This is a film of the first Magnet Cup flat race held at York racecourse, from the large and nationally significant collection of films from C. H. Wood. A professionally made film, it shows both the race and the racegoers having a day at the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Cup Race in York in 1961. There are shots of the race track and the people attending the races as well as footage of the training that takes place in stables before the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Gold Cup at York in 1963. It starts with some footage of York and continues on to show the horse race and the winning horses parading around the winner's circle afterwards.
This film shows different places and events in the city of York. Many of York's historic landmarks are included as well as scenes of the Mystery Plays, the Regatta, and unique footage of the open-air market.
Melody in Flowers focuses particularly on tulips, showing them in the field, being sold, and used on floats for a parade. Included in the parade are two men in blackface who stand in the middle of a busy street, and so illustrates a drastic change in social attitudes towards race.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film captures some of the well-known landmarks in York as well as the annual cycle rally on the Knavesmire.
This is a film made by a local man of a year in the life of his household and neighbours in the village of Acaster Malbis. The film features his house and the camping and caravan site which both back onto the River Ouse. There is also footage of the river flooding and his family at Christmas. Throughout the film, the filmmaker provides running commentary, usually in a humorous fashion.
This is a film of a family caravanning holiday in the Yorkshire Dales made by Halifax Cine Club member C.C. Thomas. It all happens on the twelve birthday of Charles Thomas’ daughter Glenys, who is joined by several other children.
This is a film of a family caravanning holiday in the Yorkshire Dales made by Halifax Cine Club member Charles Thomas. It especially features the children in the caravan and playing by the River Wharfe, as well as the villages of Kettlewell and Skipton.
This is a film Harrogate College Prizegiving Day in 1955, with the Headteacher giving a speech in front of the assembled parents as the prizes are handed out.
This is a film Harrogate College Prizegiving Day in 1955. The film carries on where film 5146 left off.
This is a film of a Speech Day at Harrogate College. It also includes footage of lots of people picnicking on the Stray in Harrogate.
This is a film of the wedding of Miss K E Lomas and Mr L Cradock at St Oswald’s Church, Sowerby, Thirsk. Miss Lomas was the daughter of George Albert Lomas, the Managing Director of A C Bamlett Limited and Chairman of Thirsk Rural Council.