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 Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
This film captures the village of Marsden, near Huddersfield, after heavy snow. There are also some shots of various family members.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a trip to Scotland. There are shot of lochs, ferries and town in Oban, Dunollie Castle and Inverary as well as shots from a Highland event.
This is a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Airedale at a time before mass tourism.
This is a film documenting the High Green County Secondary School visit to Edinburgh which was taken by a member of staff.
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.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer in Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire which documents a family holiday to Scotland.
This film is a collection of trips and events around the region taken from 1964-1975. The film includes good snow sledging scenes, the Harewood Traction Rally, and a trip to the seaside.
This excellent film chronicles Fylingdales on the East Coast of Yorkshire, especially Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar. It shows the coast and country as well as local life and leisure.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
Taken during the summer of 1991, this film features countryside views from steam engines along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film contains footage from a trip to Drigg on the west Cumbrian coast, the Muncaster Horticultural Show, a miniature train ride in Eskdale, Cumbria, and footage of men blowing up unexploded shells from World War Two. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Set in Wales, this film concentrates on the running of a small steam train railway line in Tal-y-Llyn. The film is part of the Ramsden collection. Betty and Cyril Ramsden were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film was taken during a Sheffield climbing group’s trip to Zermat, Switzerland. It includes scenic footage of the mountains as well as those taking part in the climb.
This is a film which was taken during a holiday to Torquay in the summer of 1945.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This is an excellent film by former railway engineer, Frank Dean of the North York Moors Railway, just before its closure under the Beeching cuts. Filmed over a period of months and from many different vantage points, the film provides a wonderful evocation of the journey from Pickering to Whitby by steam locomotive, complete with all the sounds.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a film of a family trip to Wales and includes footage of steam trains and Swallow Falls.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a short film of a trip to York.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.