This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett of a gliding event, possibly 1935 or 1936, and of his children, Rachel and John on several occasions between 1935 and 1942. These occasions include time at home, on a farm and at Aysgarth Falls.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1958 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school, a trip to Scotland, and the Brussels World Fair in June
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This is a collection of various short films from the Ibberson collection and includes footage of a holiday in Scotland as well as brief scenes of a football match at Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of Ecclesfield Holiday Week in 1942, set in Ecclesfield Park with people playing bowls and tennis, a women’s cricket match, children in a swimming pool, having races and playing on swings, and a game of baseball being played by American GIs.
This documentary is a promotional film that profiles the Newton Chambers Factory, based in the Thorncliffe Valley near Sheffield. It closed down in the early 1970s but was an important manufacturing works that was involved in producing ironwork such as tanks, gas holders, and even domestic range ovens. It also had a large chemical output often used as a base for disinfectant products. Through a combination of voiceover and footage that captures life at the factory, the film tells the story of Newton Chambers history to present day 1953, and how it was at the heart of the community employing most of the people from the surrounding area.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film chronicles a trip to the Sheffield Speedway and an outing to the coast.
A short amateur film by a Sheffield filmmaker, this film follows his family as they ski on the snowy slopes of Sheffield.
A short amateur film produced by a Sheffield filmmaker, this film follows his family skiing on the hills of Sheffield in winter.
Made by a Sheffield based amateur filmmaker, K.G. Tofield, Skating and Snow is a collection of four films which capture the beautiful winter scenery and talented skaters in the Sheffield area.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
This is a film of Westfield School Sports focusing on John Wilkinson. On the DVD Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
This is a film from the Taylor family collection. It shows scenes from the family at home and out in the countryside, as well as holidaying at the seaside. There is also a school sports day and a Home Guard drill and photo.
This is a film from the Taylor family collection. It shows the family going on a fishing holiday in Ireland, Scotland and at home.
This is a film of events at the Yew Lane Community Centre in Grenoside, Sheffield including a variety show, a social evening of dancing, a football match, a flower and vegetable show and a Gala Day.
This is a film of an unknown Sheffield family visit to Derbyshire and a 1966 World Cup match at Hillsborough.
This is part of the collection of films made by Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. This film is of his family at home and on holiday by a beach.
This is a film made by the angling committee of Sheffield and District Works Sports Association. It features Sheffield anglers in competition and promotes the benefits of the sport.
A home movie by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club of a family caravanning holiday in 1975. The primary focus of the trip was to attend the British Grand Prix taking place at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire on the 19th July and includes footage of James Hunt giving autographs to fans. As well as the Grand Prix the film also includes a visit the Donnington Collection, the world's largest museum of Grand Prix cars in Derbyshire and a visit to the canals and waterways near Stony Stratford in Buckinghamshire and Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire.