This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop which is located at 80 Street Lane in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film shows the preparations that go into organising a New Year's Eve Party in 1975.
This is a film of the first Magnet Cup flat race held at York racecourse, from the large and nationally significant collection of films from C. H. Wood. A professionally made film, it shows both the race and the racegoers having a day at the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Cup Race in York in 1961. There are shots of the race track and the people attending the races as well as footage of the training that takes place in stables before the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Gold Cup at York in 1963. It starts with some footage of York and continues on to show the horse race and the winning horses parading around the winner's circle afterwards.
In the summer of 1953, Eli Simpson set out to make a film for the British Speleological Association called The Birth of a Yorkshire River or The Waters of Mawn. The film collection is comprised of rushes he shot at locations such as Ingleborough Cave, Malham Cove, and Hull Pot, all located in the Yorkshire Dales, and many of the films include both interior and exterior footage of the caves.
This is one of several films entitled 'Out and About' made by Ken Leckenby, a member of the Mercury Movie Makers cine club. The film documents events from 1978-1979 including the 21st Anniversary at Springfields Gardens, Spalding, the annual West Indian Carnival in Leeds, and a trip to Scarborough Zoo and Marineland.
This film shows different places and events in the city of York. Many of York's historic landmarks are included as well as scenes of the Mystery Plays, the Regatta, and unique footage of the open-air market.
This film shows a Memorial Day procession and shots of Harrogate Stonefall Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery.
Melody in Flowers focuses particularly on tulips, showing them in the field, being sold, and used on floats for a parade. Included in the parade are two men in blackface who stand in the middle of a busy street, and so illustrates a drastic change in social attitudes towards race.
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.
.Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents the events which took place during the Great Yorkshire Show. The film includes footage of much of the livestock which is entered into competitions during this annual agricultural show.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows a parade through Harrogate. The film includes footage of many of the floats which took part in the parade.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film captures some of the well-known landmarks in York as well as the annual cycle rally on the Knavesmire.
This film documents the Rose Queen Festival at Woodlands Junior School in July, 1954. The film includes footage of the parade, the new Queen being crowned, and other dances and games which took place as part of the event.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows the marriage of a couple on September the eleventh, 1954.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents the procession held for the Harrogate Flower Queen.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows flowers in spring, along with footage of "Miss Tulip Land" in Harrogate.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows footage of a flower show and scenes from Harrogate, and also features locations in Knaresborough and York. The film includes intertitles which identify the different locations and events including the crowning of Harrogate's Floral Queen.
This film documents the opening of a Police exhibition in a John Lewis store by the Mayor of Harrogate. The film shows VIP's being given a tour of the exhibit and several speeches made at the opening ceremony. The exhibit was called 'The police are always at your service exhibition', which displayed police equipment, documents and fashions from various periods.
This film documents a day of Civic pageantry, in Harrogate, for the Royal Baths extension, which was opened by the Lord Mayor of London Sir Frank Bowater. The film follows the arrival of the special guests at Harrogate station, and documents the ceremonial procession through the city. The film concludes with brief snippets from the bath, where the Lord Mayor samples some of Harrogate’s famed water.
This is the first part of a film showing some of the events at the six-day Services Searchlight Tattoo on Knavesmire in September 1971, as part of the York Pageant. There are also some views of York Cathedral and a fire. The film begins looking at the outside of the South Transept of York Minster, the West End, the Rose window and the West Tower. From on top of the tower there is a view down onto the road below. There is a fire in an old ruin (possibly near the East transept). The film switches to the York Pageant with the six-day Services Searchlight Tattoo on Knavesmire in September. With a fabricated castle background, there is a heraldic display with jousting and sword fights. One person gets dragged along by a horse. There is more jousting as the film comes to an end.
The following is the second part of a film showing some of the events at the six-day Services Searchlight Tattoo on Knavesmire in September 1971 for the York Pageant.
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.
This is a film by Frank Dean in two parts. The first part provides an overview of the history of Church Fenton, and in particular St Mary's Church, presented by Frank Dean and illustrated using old photographs. The second part is a detailed film of the work on the Church in 2006 and 2007, finishing with a special service for the re-opening, including a long extract from the sermon given by the Bishop of Selby, the Right Reverend Martin Wallace.