This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and visiting a nearby farm where they observe typical farm life. The film features Chislett's daughter Rachel and other small children playing in the garden and at Christmas.
This amateur film about Filey was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of Filey, its fishermen, and the surrounding countryside. There are also shots of Holker Hall in Cumbria and the Honley Show in Huddersfield in 1978.
This is an amateur nature film of some species of British birds and their nests; showing their eggs, hatchlings and fledglings.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the family farm showing many of the tasks which take place on a farm such as the process involved in haymaking as well as clear shots of the animals which they raise.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
The Lyke Wake Walk was started by a local farmer, Bill Cowley, in North Yorkshire in 1955. He claimed that one could walk 40 miles (64 km) over the North York Moors from east to west (or vice-versa) on heather all the way except for crossing one or two roads. He issued a challenge that walkers took up with great enthusiasm, challenging them to walk it in less than 24 hours from Scarth Wood Moor, near Osmotherley, to Ravenscar. The walk took its name from the Lyke Wake Dirge, probably Yorkshire's oldest dialect verse, which takes its name from the watching wake over the corpse, or lyke. The song tells of the soul's passage through the afterlife. The walk was not meant to be taken as the route of a funeral party but the possibility of bad weather and difficult conditions make it an appropriate club song.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a documentary film about floods in Lynmouth and Lynton in August 1952. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
This film is made up of footage taken between 1936 and 1940. It shows several men and women, possibly related, and their days out in and around Scarborough as they wander around the country roads. Also included is footage of them helping some workmen dig post holes in the nearby fields.
This is a film showing various aspects of family life including playing in the garden, visiting people on a farm and on holiday.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
A family holiday exploring sites and attractions along the Cornish coast.
This film, shot around Kirkcudbridghtshire in south-west Scotland, follows fisherman James McDavid as he catches and smokes fish from the River Dee.
Holiday travelogue exploring the Finistère department of Brittany, France. Titles and a commentary provide insight into the various sights and Breton traditions, including St. Michael’s Mount, Quimper pottery manufacture, and the beaches of Dinard and St. Lunaire.
Holiday travelogue by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall, exploring the delights of the Côte d’Argent region of southwest France. This film takes a look at the production of pine resin in the forests of the area, as well as visiting some key landmarks of the city of Bordeaux.
Holiday travelogue of a journey to the Côte d’Azur and Alps region of southwest France, with enchanting views of mountains and lavender fields.
This film, made by Eric Hall, featurs Italy seen through its myriad waterways, from the alpine lakes to the canals of Venice.
Short holiday travel film by Eric Hall, which shows some of the sights of Barcelona before visiting a traditional bullfight.
Travel film covering the Adriatic coastline between Venice in Italy and Dubrovnik in former Yugoslavia, now Croatia.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
Made by Eddie Percy of Settle, this is a film of an agricultural show, the opening of a new bus shelter in Giggleswick, and a day out in Rhyl.
This is a film made by Eddie Percy showing a Rogation Day and School Sports day in Settle, a Flower Show and night time illuminations in Morecombe. Rogation days are days of prayer and fasting in Western Christianity. They are observed with processions and the Litany of the Saints, and much of the procession is featured in this film.
The first of two documentary programmes produced by Tyne Tees Television and transmitted 29 Decemeber 1985. Presented by Magnus Magnusson this edition explores the private face of Lindisfarne and its community of 170 residents.
Home movie compilation by amateur Middlesbrough filmmaker Tom H. Brown that records the young Brown family enjoying a wartime holiday at home in Middlesbrough during the Second World War. After the war has ended, there are visits to the seaside resort of Redcar in 1945 and extensive travel in North Wales in 1946. The closing colour film sequence documents the demolition of air-raid bomb shelters in a Middlesbrough street during October 1946.
Colour home movie compilation made by Middlesbrough dental surgeon Tom H. Brown recording family travel in England, Italy, Spain and Sweden between 1949 and 1951. The film features scenes and events from a family holiday in the seaside resort of Redcar, North Yorkshire; visits to London; a garden fete in the grounds of the Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle in County Durham; Easby Abbey and Farndale in North Yorkshire. Lord Barnard and Lord Londonderry appear in footage of the Bowes Museum event. There are various short scenes of the Browns on holiday in Rome, Venice, San Sebastian and at one Swedish location. Tom Brown demonstrates his Bolex camera at an Italian airport in one scene.