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 is a film showing the local Jubilee celebrations of King George V at Clayton West, near Bradford.
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.
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.
This film contains footage of Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to Castleford to unveil the War Memorial, open the maternity home at Normanton and District Cottage Hospital, and to open Castleford Public market.
In 1933 King George and Queen Mary visited Leeds to open the new Civic Hall, and while on their trip also stated at Harewood House. The royal procession travelled from Oakwood to the Town Hall, where the King inspected the guard of honour in Victoria Square. After a short ceremony in the Victoria Hall, the Royal party went on to the Civic Hall for the opening ceremony. Record numbers of people from all over Yorkshire turned out for the event. This film captures part of that procession from a spectator's point of view.
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 made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.
A film made by Dewsbury Amateur Cine Club, this film was taken as a record of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Dewsbury on 28th October, 1954. The film includes footage of the preparation for the event, various servicemen and women who were involved, the arrival of the Royals at the train station, and introductions to the various dignitaries of Dewsbury.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and comprises of several wedding celebrations and some other family gatherings. There is also footage of the decorations put up around Wakefield and the window displays that were constructed to celebrate the coronation of Princess Elizabeth.
This amateur film, made by a Wakefield-based businessman, chronicles various agricultural shows that were held in Yorkshire. There are numerous shots of livestock on parade, Alsatian dog trials, followed by scenes of the Great Yorkshire Show in 1957 and footage of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.
This is a film showing various events held in Silsden, West Yorkshire, in 1937, including celebrations for the Coronation of King George VI.
The film begins with a large group of children in fancy dress posing for the camera.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1953. The Cooper family are filmed here in Wharfdale, Bournemouth, Poole and Rugby, and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years 1948 and 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here with various family member and friends in Filey, Windermere Lake and Malham Cove, and at their home in Leeds, named Rondor. In this film there is also the Royal visit from Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Leeds.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film documents the preparations which took place for the Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Celebrations in Leeds. The city has been covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents the opening of the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in 1954. It includes footage of King Peter II of Yugoslavia as well as both interior and exterior footage of the church.