This film contains footage of Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to Castleford to unveil the War Memorial, open the maternity home at Normanton and District Cottage Hospital, and to open Castleford Public market.
This film captures the events which took place in Long Preston and Wigglesworth celebrating the Jubilee in 1935. Festivities include a procession, fancy dress competition, and brass band accompaniment.
In 1933 King George and Queen Mary visited Leeds to open the new Civic Hall, and while on their trip also stated at Harewood House. The royal procession travelled from Oakwood to the Town Hall, where the King inspected the guard of honour in Victoria Square. After a short ceremony in the Victoria Hall, the Royal party went on to the Civic Hall for the opening ceremony. Record numbers of people from all over Yorkshire turned out for the event. This film captures part of that procession from a spectator's point of view.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel contains the most intimate footage of guests arriving at the church. There is also a short exert of the couples honeymoon in Venice.
This film documents the royal wedding of the Earl of Harewood to Miss Marion Stein, with prominent wedding guests including the King and Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Phillip and Princess Elizabeth. The BBC recorded this event with several cameras, and this reel was the first footage to be seen by the public; however, the later reel (1373, Harewood wedding) features more intimate camera angles and a short exert from the couples honeymoon.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a re-enactment of a battle between the Royalist and the Parliamentary armies, presumably the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644.
This is a newsreel made by York Cine Club of events in York in 1984. The film includes Magnus Magnusson at the Jorvik Viking Centre, Prince Charles officially opening the Jorvik Centre, the York Festival, the York Run, other news and events, and ends with the aftermath of the fire at York Minster and the subsequent visit by the Duchess of Kent.
In 1935 the city of Bradford organized many events to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. Events included historical re-enactments in Peel Park as well as processions through the city and evening bonfire celebrations.
This film made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.
This is a documentary film by Independent Television of the Duke and Duchess of Kent’s wedding in York on June 8th, 1961. It includes the Duchess of Kent leaving the family home of Hovingham Hall, the service inside the Minster, and the return to Hovingham.
On 8th June, 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katherine Worsley at the York Minster Cathedral. This film is a documents the events of that day and includes footage taken inside York Minster and at the Duchess' home in Hovingham.
This film is part of a collection from the Ward family from Malton and spans the years 1936-1942. The films illustrate many aspects of their family life and social activities as well as showing evacuated children spending time in their home in Malton. This film contains footage from the Malton Coronation Celebrations, a sports day at one of the schools, carnival processions and school dance performances.
This is a film of the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to York, and other events, as part of the 1900th Anniversary Celebrations. The film also includes the Benson & Hedges Golf Festival, the 26th World Archery Championships, and the Duchess of Kent switching on the fountain at the Exhibition Square, York.
Part of the Nunn Collection, this film documents the festivities which took place for the Silver Jubilee in the village of Fearby, North Yorkshire.
A film made by Dewsbury Amateur Cine Club, this film was taken as a record of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Dewsbury on 28th October, 1954. The film includes footage of the preparation for the event, various servicemen and women who were involved, the arrival of the Royals at the train station, and introductions to the various dignitaries of Dewsbury.
This film documents a visit of George VI and the Queen Mother to Terry's of York on Tuesday, 19th October, 1937.
Made by the Sheffield Photo Company, this film documents the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Sheffield in May, 1919. Included is footage of the military processions held on the day as well as scenes of the city centre and crowds which gathered in the streets for the special event.
This film is about a Scout Jamboree in Sutton Coldfield. The Jamboree takes place in a park where the scouts partake in activities including parades, gliding airplane displays, and theatrical displays such as a circus and war dance. Scout groups from all over the world including Israel, Ghana, and Australia have come to participate in the event. The BBC has sent a cameraman to film the jamboree, and there is also a visit from the Queen and Prince Philip.
This is a series of films made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that have been put together. They show the visit by the King and Queen to Sheffield in 1941, and, in Chapeltown near Sheffield, War Weapon's Week, a Home Guard exercise, a Thanksgiving Parade, a football match and children sledging in Chapeltown Park. It also shows Ladybower Reservoir shortly after opening in 1945.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and comprises of several wedding celebrations and some other family gatherings. There is also footage of the decorations put up around Wakefield and the window displays that were constructed to celebrate the coronation of Princess Elizabeth.
This amateur film, made by a Wakefield-based businessman, chronicles various agricultural shows that were held in Yorkshire. There are numerous shots of livestock on parade, Alsatian dog trials, followed by scenes of the Great Yorkshire Show in 1957 and footage of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.
This is a film showing various events held in Silsden, West Yorkshire, in 1937, including celebrations for the Coronation of King George VI.
The film begins with a large group of children in fancy dress posing for the camera.
A film of Queen Elizabeth's visit to York in 1972, showing her walking down the bottom of Micklegate where crowds have gathered to greet her when the Queen distributed the Royal Maundy.
This film is a chronicle by a Yorkshire filmmaker of the Royal Salute for the Queen Mothers 75th Birthday in the Museum Gardens, York. Here, the Prince of Wales Battalions set of four guns at midday to celebrate and a brass band play for the large crowd that have gathered for the day.
A film by the Doncaster Cine Club that shows how the streets of Doncaster city centre once looked, currently looks, and how it will look in the future. The film combines photographic still images of the past with contemporary moving image footage, and later utilizes Doncaster Corporation's plans and designs to predict how future developments will re-shape the city. Sandwiched between the past and future of Doncaster is an event attended by the Princess Anne, where she lays the foundation stone at the grand opening of the Ripon Training College.