A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This is an excellent documentary on the North York Moors Railway with full and informed voice over, "bringing you news and events from the line side." Newsreel number 5. The film was made by local filmmaker Ken Clough.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Malaysia in 1967.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip to the Pyrenees; from Bordeaux via Lourdes and Andorra to Biarritz.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with family and friends walking around Pontresina and Saas-Fee in Switzerland.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway. The film has detailed intertitles throughout. The filmmaker's wife (Grace) and two children (Rachel and John) are featured in the film.
This film features a family trip to Whitby Beach.
A film by Charles Chislett, this film documents a family holiday touring Scotland by car in Scotland. The trip beings and ends at the family home in Rotherham, and scenic footage of Scotland is included from their journey, key sites identified by intertitles.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of the Islands of the Aegean, with other members of a touring group. The film is in two parts and uses intertitles.
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 captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage of a trip that `The Bradford Pals' made to the Somme to remember all who died there in 1916. BBC Yorkshire went with them and filmed the journey and the ceremonies that took place.
This is a film of the Calder & Hebble Canal during the winter of 1947. There is footage of the canal frozen as well as extreme flooding which occurred after the thaw. Barges, some horse-drawn, are try to make their way along the frozen canal using various means, such as men breaking the ice with poles from the edge of a barge and by rocking a barge from side to side. The canal has flood-damaged banks and locks, and a factory area is flooded.
This is an amateur film of a family car tour of Nidderdale, showing some of the villages on the journey.
This film documents the travels of a Sheffield-based family including countryside locations and departure from Manchester airport.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about a trip by boat along the River Bure. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is a documentary about boats and barges on the River Aire, and those who use them. The film was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The documentary features interviews with many people connected with the river and its canals, from its source to Goole and on to the North Sea.
The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.
A film from the Ibberson family collection. This film shows family scenes at home and around Sheffield and includes the last horse drawn tram in Sheffield city centre (the extract shown here).
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This film was made as a tourist guide to Yorkshire for a friend, as a record of their visit.
This amateur film by a Wakefield-based businessman of a trip to Austria which includes shots of the snow covered mountain tops and green hills lower down the valley.
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.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film includes footage coastal views scene during a family holiday.