This good quality film is a document of Aysgarth School's sporting year in 1953. Located in North Yorkshire, Aysgarth School is one of the leading prep schools in the UK. The film features well-shot footage of the sporting events throughout the year including cricket, rugby, and football. Also included are some of the boys' leisure time actives during the winter.
This film features the Silsden Modern School followed by family days out in the Yorkshire Dales.
This film by Charles Chislett records the events of an open day at his daughter's school, Harrogate College.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film features a number of events connected to the Newfield School during the 1968 academic year. Events include the school play Hobson's Choice, the band playing outside Sheffield City Hall, boat building, and a number of sporting events.
This film was taken during a school trip to Saint Malo, France. The film includes views of the walled city and the surrounding area.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
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.
This is a documentary on the work of the Ryedale mobile library. It shows the various places covered and the appreciation of villagers for the service. The North Yorkshire Mobile Library Service started in December 1966 and throughout the years has been vital in providing people with a regular supply of reading matter. The Mobile Library stocks over 2000 books, videos and audio-tapes as well as providing information on local matters. Barrie Pickering, who has been working for the Mobile Library out of Pickering for over seventeen years, is our host for the journey.
This is a film of a family and friends holidaying on a boat on the Humber. Also included in this film are other events, including a wedding, time spent on a farm, an excursion on board the Queen Mary, and time at a school.
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 the sixth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 9th, 10th, and 11th birthdays, his first day at secondary school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and playing rugby.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s 5th birthday through to her 7th birthday as well as her first day at school.
This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
Part of the Shucksmithl Collection, this film features a sports day which took place at the Mount School as well as scenes of a wedding reception and family day out at the seaside.
The film is part of the Mount School collection and is an account of the work of The Mount School during the year 1977, the last year of the headship of Joyce Pickard. There are shots of the classes, activities and sports carried out by the students, as well as a drama production and the summer sports day.
This film documents different aspects of school life at Arch Bishop Holgate School, many of which take place outside of the classroom. The film shows both the serious, and not so serious, school activities such as making models, participating in sporting events, and sliding on ice.
The film documents a typical school camping trip and a school pantomime performance of Aladdin by students of Archbishop Holgate School, York.
This reel is comprised of three films documenting part of the Mystery Plays play performed in York, a car trip across the North Yorkshire Moors, and a family trip to France.
This film documents a group of boys from Arch Bishop Holgate School in York, and a sporting trip to Ireland.