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.
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This film was made as a promotional film for Leeds University and highlights the wide range of subject areas potential students can choose to study, the facilities the university provides, and aspects of student's social life including student halls and the University Union. The film also includes interviews with many of the University's current students.
Made by the University of Leeds, this is a promotional film that explores both campus and the city, specifically to aid sixth formers make a decision about university.
A film that shows 'Holidays at Home' in Lister Park, Bradford and school plays and a pageant at Frizinghall Primary School.
This film documents some 'Holidays at Home' events at Lister Park, Bradford during World War II. Included is footage of sheep dog trials and fancy dress parades.
This film contains footage from part one of a chronicle of the activities of Alderman Cecil Barnett, the Lord Mayor of Bradford. The film was taken between 1944 and 1945 and includes footage of Holidays at Home events and a gymkhana at Odsal stadium.
A film that captures the people and events of Holme Valley throughout Second World War, this film shows some of the activities that took place such as War Weapons Weeks, a Royal Visit, a student nature walk, and a Victory bonfire.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures various trips taken by the filmmaker and a friend around West Yorkshire.
From the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this film shows both the old pupils of Hade Edge School in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, and the celebrations that take place as it reaches its centenary year.
Made by Kathleen Lockwood, this film contains footage of the events that take place to celebrate the Holme School Centenary in 1980.
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.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film is one of many road safety films that was made by this filmmaker. It shows footage of a safety exhibition that was set up in Bradford by the police department.
The film takes us through the history of Thornton Grammar School including the building of the new school in Leaventhorpe and a period in the 1940s when the school was commandeered as army barracks.
The following is an educational filmstrip which contains information washing and the architecture of Wakefield.
This film is in two parts. The first part is of a protest rally outside Leeds Town Hall organised by the CPEA (Catholic Parents' and Electors' Association) against certain aspects of the Education Act of 1944 – the Agreed Syllabus and restricted state aid. The second part is of a visit to Leeds of Cardinal Griffin in 1947.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This is a film about the history of the University of Leeds and an appeal for donations to improve its facilities in the future.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film looks at Heaton Primary School in the light of the changes to Bradford's education system.
This is a documentary by Vera Media Production, part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, about the rhubarb growing in West Yorkshire. It features the Oldroyd’s Farm, and through Robin Hood’s School and local historians, it tells the story of rhubarb in the past and today.
This road safety cartoon is part of the C.H. Wood collection and was made by, and the theme tune sung by, school children in Bradford with the help of the Bradford City Police Department.
This film comprises two parts:
Part 1: A Church Parade at Bolton Abbey (emulsion codes: 1945 and 1953).
Part 2: Children fancy dress at Baildon School
The film includes footage of children painting outside and a singing lesson in fancy dress performing "Doh rae me fa so..."
This is a fictional story performed by a class of school children at Foxhill Junior School in Queensbury, Bradford, in 1957. Performed outside, the play involves a group of children who capture two bank robbers.
This is a film about Bradford and its energy conservation.
Part of the BBC film series Planning for People?, this film is about a proposal to build a thirteen mile motorway through the Aire Valley in Yorkshire to relieve congestion on the A650.