This film documents the laying of the foundation stone of St. Margaret's Hall at Ripon Training College. The stone was laid by the Princess Royal in 1950.
A short film made by the Riley Brothers, this film contains rare footage of Queen Victoria during her visit to Sheffield on 21 May, 1897 to open the Town Hall. This is one of the earliest films in the YFA collection.
This film documents a visit to Halifax by Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1925. The film includes footage of the Royal couple at the Town Hall as well as Princess Mary's visit to the Royal Halifax Hospital children's ward.
This film was donated by Mr H.G. Sanders of Harrogate who was in the removal business in the 1930s. He was a driver in one of the decorative vehicles in this film which documents the Coronation celebrations in Harrogate, 1937.
This film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This is a film showing the local Jubilee celebrations of King George V at Clayton West, near Bradford.
This Charles Chislett film records the Coronation Day events as seen from the point of view of a spectator in London 1953.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of 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.
On 15th October, 1926, Edward, Prince of Wales, visited Halifax for the ceremonial opening of Shibden Park. Included is footage of a military inspection, opening of the park, tour past the Piece Hall, and breaking ground to plant a tree in honour of the special occasion.
In May, 1923, HRH Prince of Wales visited Rotherham. This film captures the day’s events which include: the opening of a Power Station, a visit to Clifton Park, meeting wounded soldiers, and a visit to the Works of the United Steel Co., Ltd..
This film documents the visit of Princess Mary to Malton in 1928, an event for which most of the town has turned out to greet her. Her visit includes the inspection of the Red Cross and Ambulance Brigade as well as the opening of the British Legion Club.
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 Pathescope item which documents the wedding of Queen Elizabeth on Noveber 20th, 1947 as well as the collection of Royal Wedding Gifts given to the newlyweds.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
This film, from the Kathleen Lockwood collection, contains a variety of footage from religious school processions, May Day Queen Processions, a visit by Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Huddersfield, and shots of some firemen testing water hoses.
This film, from the Kathleen Lockwood collection, contains footage of the 1970 official opening of the Scammonden Dam and the Pennine stretch of the M62 motorway by Queen Elizabeth.
This film documents the Royal visit to Bradford which took place on 28th October, 1954. The film includes scenes of the city centre decorated for the event as well as visits to the football ground and meeting with local dignitaries.
In October, 1937, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth took part a three day tour to visit the "industrial North" from Hull to Bradford. This film, made by members of the Bradford Central Police, documents part of their visit to Bradford during this Royal Tour.
This British Movietone film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and contains footage of the 1949 Royal tour of Yorkshire by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Made by CHAS. R.H. Pickard & Son of Leeds, this film documents the royal visit and opening of the Civic Hall by King George V on 23rd August, 1933.
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 includes footage of a carnival and parade which take place in Pool in Wharfedale on May 6th, 1935. The carnival includes military bands, fancy dress floats, folk dancing, tug of war and prize giving, girl guides.
The film shows the Coronation celebrations in Pool in Wharfedale.
Filmed on 1st June, 1978, this film documents the visit of HRH Prince of Whales to Whitby for the 200th anniversary celebrations of Captain Cook.