This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debenham & Co, local filmmakers from Beverley, this is a film of a religious ceremony that takes place in York.
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.
This is a series of films made by Albert Thornton, the father of Kathleen Cole, featuring Kathy as a baby, a wedding, a christening, two birthdays, a holiday in Scarborough and at home in the garden.
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 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 is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a colourful Christian parade in York, with music and dancing.
This is a documentary film by Independent Television of the Duke and Duchess of Kent’s wedding in York on June 8th, 1961. It includes the Duchess of Kent leaving the family home of Hovingham Hall, the service inside the Minster, and the return to Hovingham.
On 8th June, 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katherine Worsley at the York Minster Cathedral. This film is a documents the events of that day and includes footage taken inside York Minster and at the Duchess' home in Hovingham.
A documentary about the historic city of York, this film highlights many of the famous sites of the city including the York Minster, the Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower. Footage is also included of a Civic Pride Festival.
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 film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features a family wedding at the church in Reighton and Whit Sunday where many of the local people have come out for this religious service. He was a keen filmmaker and would often take films local events, recording special events in village life.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire and features footage of a local wedding.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer in Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features local weddings which took place at the Reighton Methodist Church as well as footage of the family at home and celebrating Christmas.
Made by local filmmaker Frank Dean, this film captures scenes of village life in Church Fenton, a small village between Selby and Leeds, North Yorkshire. The film brings together four events in the Church Fenton area in 1958: a British Legion Sports Day, Sherburn Church Garden Fete, Church Fenton Village Hall Garden Fete and Kirk Fenton St Mary’s Sunday School’s Flower Service.
This brief film is part of a collection that records a family from York's trips to the coast and countryside around North Yorkshire. The films were all shot by the Lord Mayor of York's son and are a child's view of these days before World War Two.
Duchess of Kent Wedding, York Minster
On Monday, 31 May, 1982 Pope John Paul II visited York, and hundreds of people flocked to the racecourse to see him in person. Father James O'Keefe was involved in the festivities.
This film contains footage of the Fear family including Betty's sister Eunice and her husband Leslie Fear. It follows the events from before the birth of Timothy up until he turns one. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film features events and celebrations the Carleton Church and school including a Christmas production, school sports, and gala celebrations.
Filmed by Rev. Underwood, this film documents the annual gala in Carleton-in-Craven in 1970. It includes footage of the floats and festivities including a fancy dress competition.
Filmed by Rev. Underwood, this film features events in the North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven. The film includes the school nativity play, events at the church, and a school sports day.
This film features scenes from the Carleton Gala in September, 1971. It was an annual event in Carleton-in-Craven and documented by Rev. Underwood.
This film, made by Rev. Underwood, features different events which took place in the early 1970s in Carleton, North Yorkshire. Events include the closing of the Co-op as well as Christmas and Easter celebrations.