This film documents Hull's celebrations for the Queen's Coronation. It includes clear, well-shot views of the parades, the city's buildings decorated with Union Jack bunting, and the large crowds that have come out, all capturing the spirit of the day. It was shot by a local film company, and the film shows many different views of Hull throughout the day. The celebrations go on well into the night finishing with a fireworks event.
Duchess of Kent Wedding, York Minster
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1953. The Cooper family are filmed here in Wharfdale, Bournemouth, Poole and Rugby, and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years 1948 and 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here with various family member and friends in Filey, Windermere Lake and Malham Cove, and at their home in Leeds, named Rondor. In this film there is also the Royal visit from Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Leeds.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film documents the preparations which took place for the Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Celebrations in Leeds. The city has been covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents the opening of the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in 1954. It includes footage of King Peter II of Yugoslavia as well as both interior and exterior footage of the church.
This is a film which documents a portion of the Queen's visit to Hull and her stop at the Newland Estate.
This is a film which documents the visit of Princess Anne to the Newland Estate in 1971. During her visit she meets with most of the members of staff, many of the children of the society, and takes a tour around the premises. The last part of the film continues with the celebration when members of the society return to the estate for the Anniversary party.
This is a film which documents Princess Diana's visit to the Newland Estate and her tour around the premises.
The film opens with a title - Viscountess Lewisham visits the Newland Homes 28th March 1959
On 18th May, 1957, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip made a visit to Hull. During their visit, the Royals toured many different areas of the city, including the Sailors' Children's Society, St Andrew’s Docks, a council estate, the University, Kingston General Hospital and the King George Dock. This film is part of the Humberside Police collection, and members of this force were responsible for security during the Queen’s visit.
This is a film that shows the celebrations held for King George's Jubilee which took place in London. The film is a mixture of Movietone newsreel intercut with amateur footage taken by a relation of the King, W. A. Worsley.
This film is a Movietone Newsreel featuring the funeral of King George.
This film comprehensively documents a pageant celebrating the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The film was made by the Barnsley Amateur Cinematograph Club and was also filmed in Barnsley at a sports arena. The film shows local schoolchildren from all over the county dressing up as peoples of the world and acting out parts of each countries culture.
This is a film showing the bonfire at Chevin and parade at Menston, near Otley, as part of the Queen's Silver Jubilee Celebrations.
An amateur film that shows the celebrations held in a residential street in York to mark the wedding day of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981.
This is a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering in 1975 and 1976, with commentary. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of the Huddersfield Cine Club, about a visit to Huddersfield by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh in July 1949.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme includes live coverage of the opening of the Humber Bridge by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on 17th July, 1981. A tour of Humberside also accompanies the event.
This is a Gaumont newsreel which documents the Bradford Pageant as opened by Prince George.
This film is a compilation of three royal visits to the city of Hull. The first visit is by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to a school opening, the second by Prince Charles to a Fishing Net factory, and the third visit by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to the Royal station Hotel and the Missions to Seamen Flying Angel Club.
This film documents the Silver Jubilee celebrations which take place in Walkington Village.
This film shows Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to print machinery manufacturers R.W. Crabtree & Sons factory in South Leeds on October 17th 1958. This film was narrated by the Yorkshire Film Company in a newsreel style for the firm.
This is a film of the Diamond Jubilee camp of the county of Sheffield Girl Guides at Chatsworth July 25-August 1, 1970. Some 1,200 girl guides attended the camp, which was addressed by the Duchess of Devonshire. The girl guides do various chores, put up tents and play games.