This film documents a visit to Halifax by Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1925. The film includes footage of the Royal couple at the Town Hall as well as Princess Mary's visit to the Royal Halifax Hospital children's ward.
This is a film showing the local Jubilee celebrations of King George V at Clayton West, near Bradford.
On 15th October, 1926, Edward, Prince of Wales, visited Halifax for the ceremonial opening of Shibden Park. Included is footage of a military inspection, opening of the park, tour past the Piece Hall, and breaking ground to plant a tree in honour of the special occasion.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family at home in Horforth and on various outings, including camping, Scarborough and the Windsor Great Park Forestry Exhibit, which is visited by King George VI and Queen Mary.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of two types of footage. The main part of this reel contains footage from a Movietone news reel. It contains footage of King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth at the races, footage of London before, during and after the World War II, the King and Queen talking to soldiers and widows after the War, President Roosevelt at his desk signing an embargo repeal, trouble in Finland and Bardia.
This film, from the Kathleen Lockwood collection, contains a variety of footage from religious school processions, May Day Queen Processions, a visit by Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Huddersfield, and shots of some firemen testing water hoses.
This film, from the Kathleen Lockwood collection, contains footage of the 1970 official opening of the Scammonden Dam and the Pennine stretch of the M62 motorway by Queen Elizabeth.
This film documents the Royal visit to Bradford which took place on 28th October, 1954. The film includes scenes of the city centre decorated for the event as well as visits to the football ground and meeting with local dignitaries.
In October, 1937, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth took part a three day tour to visit the "industrial North" from Hull to Bradford. This film, made by members of the Bradford Central Police, documents part of their visit to Bradford during this Royal Tour.
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.
Made by CHAS. R.H. Pickard & Son of Leeds, this film documents the royal visit and opening of the Civic Hall by King George V on 23rd August, 1933.
This film documents the visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Leeds in the summer of 1949. Huge crowds came out to greet the Royal Couple during their visit to Roundhay Park and the Civic Hall.
This film was produced by members of Leeds Camera Club as a document of the Coronation Celebrations held in Leeds in 1953. The city was covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration, and included in the film is extensive footage of Leeds city centre during this celebration time.
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 film contains footage of Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to Castleford to unveil the War Memorial, open the maternity home at Normanton and District Cottage Hospital, and to open Castleford Public market.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and consists of footage from a visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Wakefield, where they attended to a variety of official engagements.
This film is part of the Wakefield Museum Collection and comprises footage from a council meeting in Castleford which results in the appointment of a new Mayor.
In 1933 King George and Queen Mary visited Leeds to open the new Civic Hall, and while on their trip also stated at Harewood House. The royal procession travelled from Oakwood to the Town Hall, where the King inspected the guard of honour in Victoria Square. After a short ceremony in the Victoria Hall, the Royal party went on to the Civic Hall for the opening ceremony. Record numbers of people from all over Yorkshire turned out for the event. This film captures part of that procession from a spectator's point of view.
This film features various events in and around Shipley in 1933. Of particular interest is the royal visit to Leeds, where the filmmaker captures the royal motorcade from an excellent vantage point.
This film tells the story of an ex con who is trying to get back into jail. However, he becomes a reformed man only to, ironically, end up back in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
In 1935 the city of Bradford organized many events to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. Events included historical re-enactments in Peel Park as well as processions through the city and evening bonfire celebrations.
This film made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.
A film made by Dewsbury Amateur Cine Club, this film was taken as a record of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Dewsbury on 28th October, 1954. The film includes footage of the preparation for the event, various servicemen and women who were involved, the arrival of the Royals at the train station, and introductions to the various dignitaries of Dewsbury.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and comprises of several wedding celebrations and some other family gatherings. There is also footage of the decorations put up around Wakefield and the window displays that were constructed to celebrate the coronation of Princess Elizabeth.