This film documents the laying of the foundation stone of St. Margaret's Hall at Ripon Training College. The stone was laid by the Princess Royal in 1950.
This film was donated by Mr H.G. Sanders of Harrogate who was in the removal business in the 1930s. He was a driver in one of the decorative vehicles in this film which documents the Coronation celebrations in Harrogate, 1937.
This is an amateur film which shows various aspects of life around the village of Kirkby Malzeard. The film was made by Sir Fred Moore at the time of the Royal Silver Jubilee.
This film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
This film documents the visit of Princess Mary to Malton in 1928, an event for which most of the town has turned out to greet her. Her visit includes the inspection of the Red Cross and Ambulance Brigade as well as the opening of the British Legion Club.
This newsreel features the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Catterick Camp and the Great Yorkshire Show in 1957. The film includes a commentary throughout.
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.
Filmed on 1st June, 1978, this film documents the visit of HRH Prince of Whales to Whitby for the 200th anniversary celebrations of Captain Cook.
This film captures the events which took place in Long Preston and Wigglesworth celebrating the Jubilee in 1935. Festivities include a procession, fancy dress competition, and brass band accompaniment.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a re-enactment of a battle between the Royalist and the Parliamentary armies, presumably the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644.
This is a newsreel made by York Cine Club of events in York in 1984. The film includes Magnus Magnusson at the Jorvik Viking Centre, Prince Charles officially opening the Jorvik Centre, the York Festival, the York Run, other news and events, and ends with the aftermath of the fire at York Minster and the subsequent visit by the Duchess of Kent.
This film consists of seven short extracts of events in York between 1939 and 1946. The events include The Duke of Kent visiting York, Police at Play and at Work, Holidays at Home, The Coronation and the Flying Scotsman, York Races, Opening of the new Park at West Bank, Scenes from York Regatta and the River Ouse frozen in January 1940.
This is a documentary film by Independent Television of the Duke and Duchess of Kent’s wedding in York on June 8th, 1961. It includes the Duchess of Kent leaving the family home of Hovingham Hall, the service inside the Minster, and the return to Hovingham.
On 8th June, 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katherine Worsley at the York Minster Cathedral. This film is a documents the events of that day and includes footage taken inside York Minster and at the Duchess' home in Hovingham.
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
The Great Yorkshire Show is the North’s leading agricultural event which takes place annually in July at the Harrogate Showground. Made by Nancliff Films, this film documents the 100th Great Yorkshire Show. The film shows the entire event from the preparations to the final cleaning of the grounds and includes scenes of many of the exhibitions and events including a special visit by Queen Elizabeth.
This film is part of a collection from the Folliott-Ward family from Malton and spans the years 1936-1942. The films illustrate many aspects of their family life and social activities as well as showing evacuated children spending time in their home in Malton. This film contains footage from the Malton Coronation Celebrations, a sports day at one of the schools, carnival processions and school dance performances.
This is a film of the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to York, and other events, as part of the 1900th Anniversary Celebrations. The film also includes the Benson & Hedges Golf Festival, the 26th World Archery Championships, and the Duchess of Kent switching on the fountain at the Exhibition Square, York.
Part of the Nunn Collection, this film documents the festivities which took place for the Silver Jubilee in the village of Fearby, North Yorkshire.
This film documents a visit of George VI and the Queen Mother to Terry's of York on Tuesday, 19th October, 1937.
On November 9th, 1920, HRH the Duke of York paid a visit to Rowntree’s Cocoa Works. This film documents his visit to the factory and includes footage of the crowd who turned out to see the Duke as well as footage of the factory workers.
A film of Queen Elizabeth's visit to York in 1972, showing her walking down the bottom of Micklegate where crowds have gathered to greet her when the Queen distributed the Royal Maundy.
This film is a chronicle by a Yorkshire filmmaker of the Royal Salute for the Queen Mothers 75th Birthday in the Museum Gardens, York. Here, the Prince of Wales Battalions set of four guns at midday to celebrate and a brass band play for the large crowd that have gathered for the day.