Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
A film featuring Kathleen Cole as a very young child, a family Christmas and her cousin Geoffrey's birthday party, made by Kathleen's father.
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 a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and visiting a nearby farm where they observe typical farm life. The film features Chislett's daughter Rachel and other small children playing in the garden and at Christmas.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film features a parade and mock wedding in Great Ayton. The film also includes footage of members of a retirement home on a day out in the village.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a wide-ranging film showing Yorkshire during the winter, including speeded up journeys along icy roads and footage of scenic snow-covered landscapes.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a medieval fair that is put on in the village. There is also footage from other activities that take place in the Holme Valley.
This film was part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage of a large selection of baby animals. There are shots of a group of children playing with some of these animals as well as pretending to carrying out a variety of adult chores.
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 is a documentary film showing the traditional taking down, re-painting and putting back up, of the maypole in the centre of Barwick village.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
Part of the Nunn Collection, this film documents the festivities which took place for the Silver Jubilee in the village of Fearby, North Yorkshire.
The film is a document of events in Stillington and surrounding area taken by G F (Freddy) Baker who owned an electrical shop in Easingwold. It includes repairs to the methodist chapel, celebrations for the coronation of George VI and scouts camps. Many of those seen in the film are identified.
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 made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer in Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of local weddings which took place, a fashion show, and a trip to the zoo. Bradshaw was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of such events as a record of village life.
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 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 is a film which documents the brief history and restoration of Church Fenton during the mid 1960s including a dedication of the Children's Window to celebrate Miss May Horner's long period of devotion to Kirk Fenton Sunday School .
This is the second part of a film which documents the brief history and restoration of Church Fenton during the mid 1960s including a dedication of the Children's Window to celebrate Miss May Horner's long period of devotion to Kirk Fenton Sunday School.
This film contains footage of a tour around Linthwaite and shows many of the residents and the activities they get up to. The film was made by local schoolteacher and filmmaker Lucy Fairbank.
This is a film of Hovingham over the course of a year, showing the different seasons and featuring the Hovingham Methodist Carol Singers.
This film documents the Walkington Victorian Hayride at Bishop Burton in 1977. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.
This film takes a look at some of the related events of the Walkington Victorian Hayride. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.