This piece is essentially two films. The first shows Coronation celebrations in Harrogate and Knaresborough, and the second shows the actual event taking place in London.
This is another St. Barnabas school film from the C.H. Wood collection. There is footage of 1950 and 1951 May Day celebrations and May Queen processions.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and captures the performance of a play about Queen Elizabeth I, which was performed outdoors by school children from St. Barnabus' School in Bradford.
This is a film of the celebrations in York to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It shows the decorations in the city centre, a school parade, a fancy dress and an armed forces parade to the Minster.
This is a film of the celebrations in Malton of the Royal Wedding between Prince Charles and Lady Diana. It features a parade through the town with an impressive array of floats.
On 20th October, 1937, George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited Halifax. This film documents their visit including arrival and departure, Shibden Hall., Town Hall inspection and presentation, and schoolchildren on roadside Savile Park'
This film documents a visit of the Princess Royal to Leeds Civic Hall in 1942. She has come to inspect the Girl Guides and release pigeons with both her personal message and a message from the County.
This film documents the events which took place in 1957 as part of the Centenary Celebration for the Girl Guides Association. Included in the film are celebrations for the Chief Guides birthday as well as a visit by Queen Elizabeth and the Princess Royal to the Regional Centenary World Camp in Windsor Great Park.
On 11th October, 1952, the Dedication of the County Standard took place at Ripon Cathedral. This film documents some of the ceremony involved, mainly the arrival of the Girl Guides and the Princess Royal to the church.
Made in and around Hull, this film contains footage of a street party which was held in celebration of the 1935 Jubilee. The film also includes a fancy dress competition at the Stoneferry Carnival and physical fitness displays by members of the Hull Physical Culture Club.
This short film documents some of the events surrounding the opening of Hull University by King George V.
Part of the Fozzard Collection, this film captures celebrations for the 1977 Jubilee in Harrogate.
Made by York-based filmmaker Paul Richardson, this film captures part of the Queen’s visit to York on Thursday, 5th April, 2012. Fifteen thousand people reportedly packed into York’s city centre for this visit. Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice of York, Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by huge crowds at Micklegate Bar, the portion of the visit which is featured in this film.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is a film of Bolsterstone Church Royal Wedding Celebrations. The film is accompanied by a soundtrack of an accordion and a brass band.
This is a film by an amateur filmmaker from Selby of his street’s celebrations of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.
This is two newsreels from 1939. The first is a Movietone News film of the Princess Royal opening of the new chapter in the Chapel House of Sheffield Cathedral. The second is a British Pictorial of Sir Kingsley Wood opening the RAF and National Service Exhibition in Edinburgh.
This is the first part of a film of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles visiting Halifax, an excerpt from the same footage as ‘Princess Mary visits Halifax’ (1925), without the intertitles.
This is the second part of a film of when Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles visit Halifax. It’s an excerpt from the same footage as ‘Princess Mary visits Halifax’ (1925), without the intertitles.
This is a copy of a television broadcast of the York Pageant on 28th June, 1971. The performance took place in the Museum Gardens in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The pageant was performed to mark the 1900th anniversary of the founding of York (the Roman city of Eboracum). This is an edited production with parts of seven episodes out of the original ten.
This is a compilation film of weddings and family outings, including the day that the Queen Mother visited Selby.
This is a film of the Cass Family, in Selby, including the family at home, at Filey, weddings and the coronation celebrations in Selby, including the Youth Week Queen.
Made by Henry Foster in 1935, this film documents an important and often unseen part of York’s history and areas which no longer exist in present day York. This film includes Jubilee street parties in Hungate, the slum area of York, and walking races from York to Bishopthorpe.
This is a Universal Newsreel covering a visit of Princess Margaret to Rotherham to commemorate Rotherham`s Golden Jubilee as a County Borough on 23 April 1953, and then to Sheffield to open Rowlinson Technical College. One copy of this film has the title, Princess Margaret Tours the North, British Pathe (on the can it states: Presentation to Rotherham Corporation by Whitehall Cinema).
This is the first part of a two part film showing the West Yorkshire village of Sharlston celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977. The films show all of the streets parties in turn, each identified through intertitles, and also dancing and two Jubilee cricket matches.
This is film of five events in Horsforth, West Yorkshire. There are two in 1931 – a carnival procession and a Whitsuntide Festival; and three in 1933 – a British Legion event with the Earl of Harewood, a commemoration for victims of the Great War and another Whitsuntide Festival.