This film features large hunts and goes onto show clips from various horse races including a short sequence at Beechers Brook at the Grand National. More hunt gatherings follow, and the camera follows one horse practising jumping.
Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This film is a travelogue documentary which takes the audience on a descriptive and scenic journey through rural and historic Yorkshire.
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.
An amateur film shot by Sir Fred Moore, this film includes footage of Mowbray House, Kirkby Malzeard during a winter and summer seasons of the Second World War. The film shows the soldiers who were billeted at Mowbray House taking part in training exercises, sports and other events as well as village activities. The film is shot on both black and white and colour film stocks.
This is a film of Sir Fred Moore and his family at Mowbray Hall. Events which take place at the Hall include a fete and traditional dancing. The film also includes scenes of the village of Kirkby Malzeard complete with traditional sword dancing.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about a trip he and his son, Peter, make to someone living in the countryside.
This is an idyllic film by Charles Chislett that captures four children holidaying with their families in the Yorkshire Dales. The filmmaker shows his son and daughter and two other little girls as they wander around and play in the many famous landmarks such as Buttertubs Pass, Aysgarth Falls and historic towns such as Richmond. The film also captures the process of making Wenslydale cheese. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify the different areas that the families visit in the Yorkshire Dales. There are also extensive views of the surrounding countryside.
Made by Charles Chislett for the Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), this film documents a trip to the Yorkshire Dales organized for underprivileged children who lived in urban areas. During their trip, the boys stay at a amp just outside the village of Kettlewell. The film includes footage of the village as well as the boys’ walks around the countryside.
This is a film showing some aspects of life and farming around harvest time in the area around Great Ayton in North Yorkshire.
This is a BBC North documentary on the Whitby Gazette. Accompanied by a light-hearted commentary, the film provides a profile of the paper and of those on making it, stressing its local character.
This is an amateur film of a family car tour of Nidderdale, showing some of the villages on the journey.
This is a documentary provides an insight into the shopping patterns of four households living in rural North Yorkshire at the end of the millennium. The film was made by Yorvid Productions as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. It shows the shopping habits of a family and several individuals in Malton, Kirkby Moorside and Helmsley, and the good and bad sides of shopping in a rural area.
This is a documentary by members of the 1812 Youth Theatre Group, made with the help of Yorvid Productions as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. It features lots of interviews with farmers and others in the area of Rufforth village and Helmsley, north of York, about the BSE outbreak of the time, and about the farming industry in general.
This is a three part film which captures the events of a Young Farmers Rally in North Yorkshire including events on the Knavesmire in York. Different events are featured such as a sheep shearing competition as well as various machinery used within the agricultural industry.
This film features two Young Farmers Rallies in the 1940s in North Yorkshire. There are various agricultural competitions which take place as well as sporting events for members of the club. Title cards for the Northallerton rally have been filmed in colour while the rest of the footage is in black and white.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
Made by Laurie Wright, this travelogue features some of the scenic and well-known sites of the Yorkshire Dales.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wharfedale and its many scenic attractions.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
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, featuring the entire event from the preparations to the final cleaning of the grounds.
This film documents fox hunting which takes place in the Malton and the surrounding area during the late 1930s. The film includes many shots of the hunters and the hounds, both in town and country settings including Malton Market Place. Some of the people taking part in the hunt are named in the intertitles. Additionally there is some point-to-point racing at Easingwold, Scarborough, and Whitwell complete with slow motion film sequences.
This film was commissioned by Wallace Arnold Travel and made and narrated by Mansell H Beard, a teacher at Aysgarth School. The film provides a tour through all the tourist spots in the Yorkshire Dales.
The film shows life on a farm in Sheriff Hutton, during the winter, during which time the cows are tended to, and in the summer during the harvesting of the crop, its threshing, bailing and stacking. The film includes footage of old farming machinery and practices from just after the Second World, as well as farming scenes from the mid early 1950s.