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.
This film captures the village of Marsden, near Huddersfield, after heavy snow. There are also some shots of various family members.
Made by members of the Leeds Camera Club Cine Circle, this film documents the Festival of Hobbies which was held at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. Many different tables and stalls have been set up for display in celebration of hobbies including model railways, weaving, pottery, stamp collecting, and filmmaking.
Taken during a cruise on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, this film includes footage of the Sharp family during their holiday, enjoying themselves on the deck of the ship as well as footage of their time in New York City.
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 film is made up of three three adverts promoting tourism for Scarborough.
This is a short film showing steam locomotives coming and going out of York Railway Station and York Railway Museum.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the heritage steam railway on the Derwent Valley Light Railway just prior to its final closure. A narrator provides some background information on the Railway.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the York Model Railway Show 1978, featuring enthusiasts visiting an indoor display.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a day at the National Railway Museum in York.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This is a film of the Bicentenary Celebrations of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and some steam locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the final BR passenger train to run on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway in 1962. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
This film most probably includes the opening day of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on 29 June, 1968, as well as other preserved steam locomotives running special trains in Yorkshire. This occurs just before some are scrapped and the ban on steam locomotives on British Rail lines.
Kiss in the Tunnel is a prime example of the development of narrative in early cinema. The film features a man and a woman kissing on a train as it passes through a tunnel and was made by Bamforth and Company of Holmfirth.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
Made by a local school teacher, this film captures an annual sports day at High Green Secondary School, located near Sheffield, as well as a trip to the south of England for many of the students.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film includes footage of a family holiday to Scarborough as well as many good views of children playing on the beach.
Part of the Garratt Collection, this is a well shot film documenting different railway journeys in the Yorkshire region. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify the different destinations.
A film by the Doncaster Cine Club which captures a day out at the animal park in Nottinghamshire.
This is a film of a family from Clayton, a village near Bradford, on holiday at Brockley Hall, the Christian Endeavour Holiday Home in Saltburn, Cleveland. The filmmaker visits the Hall with his wife and three daughters before returning to the railway in Clayton.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1986 including skiing at the Skye Slope, rugby final, scouts, Civil war re-enactment, and a high school marching band contest.
Made by Alan Sidi of the Mercury Movie Makers, this is a comical film that uses speeded up movement to show a train journey between Leeds and Bradford that takes less than ten minutes.