This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
This is the sixth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 9th, 10th, and 11th birthdays, his first day at secondary school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and playing rugby.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of events which take place in 1959 including an annual sports day and awards ceremony at St. Peter's School in York as well as the presentation of the British Empire Medal to William Thackray.
This film features part of a Military Parade which took place in York as well as some school sporting activities at the Mount School.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
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 documents the activities of the Market District Boys club of Leeds during 1962-3. This was an inner city club which originally provided nothing much more than football; however, during this period, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme was introduced to the organization by Brian Price. This film records some of the events involved with this awards scheme.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of the Open Day at Hunmanby Hall School.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson which includes an athletics event, possibly a school sports day. There is also some brief footage of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
Made by Roger Hateley, this film features a recreation of typical school day in 1876. The film was made in celebration of the Walkington School Centenary and filmed at the local school in the village of Walkington, located southwest of Beverly, East Yorkshire.
This film documents the Moor Grange School programme of events for the exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Air Force. It also includes footage of the students performing a mock horse race.
This film documents summer activities for students at Bootham School, York. The film features students playing sports, searching for fossils on the beach, and large events that include a parent's weekend and an open air theatrical performance.
This film documents an outdoor luncheon at the Mount School and features guests from Bootham School as well. There are also exerts from some sporting matches that include Cricket, Tennis and Croquet.
The film, made by Bootham School, York, documents the annual sports day over four consecutive years. The events include sprints, high jump, discus and several others. There is also a prize giving ceremony at the end. The film is guided by intertitles throughout, which are often humorous.
This is a film of a boys school, most likely Blenheim Boys School, Leeds partaking of a series of school events during the late 1950s. These events include a rugby match, Christmas celebrations, swimming at Meanwood Baths, table tennis, sports at Temple Newsam, and a trip to Hawes and York.
Students from the Blenheim Boys School in Leeds participate in a number of activities including rugby matches and a school Christmas party.
Taken at the Blenheim County Secondary Boys school in Leeds, this film contains a number of school events and activities including rugby matches, Christmas lessons and assembly , Christmas, Lessons, school woodwork, rugby at Headingley, gardening, York, cricket, pottery, basket weaving, and prize giving.
This is a film made to commemorate the granting of a Charter of Incorporation to the Borough of Rotherham in 1861. The film provides a history of the town, and an update of local services, with interviews with the Town Planning Officer and the Director of Education.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
This is a film made by Eddie Percy showing a Rogation Day and School Sports day in Settle, a Flower Show and night time illuminations in Morecombe. Rogation days are days of prayer and fasting in Western Christianity. They are observed with processions and the Litany of the Saints, and much of the procession is featured in this film.
An incomplete edition of the Tyne Tees Television current affairs series Briefing on ethnic minorities in the North East region, first broadcast on 25 April 1983, with the focus on Newcastle and Middlesbrough. Footage includes Chinese New Year celebrations for the Year of the Pig in Newcastle in 1983; learning the Koran in a Middlesbrough mosque; and interviews with various education and community leaders involved in improving race relations in Tyne and Wear and Cleveland. The programme includes commentary.
A film made by Oscar Colls on the 25th July 1928 of the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School 50th anniversary celebrations. The film features a special service at St Cuthbert’s Church in Darlington, and records the Jubilee cricket match between Old Boys and the School on the Abbey Road playing fields.
This Tyne Tees Television documentary was originally broadcast on 14 October 1963, the first year of the newly formed Newcastle University. The production follows two students, Christine Hughes and Derek Sutton, as they throw themselves into student life: academic life in the lecture room and laboratories, examinations, graduation ceremony and leisure time. The film contrasts traditional elements of student life such as buying academic gowns, residential halls and dining etiquette, along with student clubs and recreation - Morris dancing, sailing, sports, the student newspaper, the Courier. Includes footage of the Fine Art, Naval Architecture, and Physics departments, along with shots of the new Herschel physics building, designed by Sir Basil Spence and opened in March 1962.
An amateur film produced by Durham Police Constabulary to promote Durham Police Cadets. The film shows both male and female cadets at Hardwick Camp, Sedgefield and taking part in various training and outdoor activities.