Moving North: Coastal North East

We're delighted to launch our second programme of Moving North: Coastal film screenings - and this time we'll be travelling up the North East coast to a variety of venues, starting at the Whitley Bay Festival Playhouse for Whitley Bay Film Festival 2017 on Monday 28th August.

Moving North: Coastal Yorkshire

Ever wondered what life was like along the Yorkshire coast 100, 50 or even 20 or 30 years ago?  Well, now's your chance to find out as we reveal an extraordinary collection of coastal films that span almost every decade of the last century, which we'll be presenting in venues up and down the Yorkshire coast in the coming weeks and months as part of Moving North: Coastal.

"It was June, and the world smelled of roses"

June: a month of long bright days, beautiful gardens, the scent of the wisteria, cream teas and village fêtes, a nostalgic picture of Britain from the past when the sun always seemed to shine. YFA volunteer, Val Baxter, has been enjoying an array of films on a horticultural theme, and here she shares her picks of the bunch ...

Go on, be a sport!

For her latest blog, YFA volunteer Val has turned her attention to that perennial summer favourite: the sports day.  Whether you were a super-speedy sprinter, one heck of a hurdler, a Titan at the tug o' war, or excelled at the egg and spoon, there’s something here to bring back (hopefully!) happy memories.

Love is in the Air

The month of June, named after the Roman goddess of marriage, Juno, is all about weddings and this June we're celebrating the marriage of our NEFA colleague, Dave Parsons, and his partner Rachel, who tied the knot on June 3rd. We wish them every joy and happiness, and to send them on their way, we're taking a look at some of the wonderful weddings captured on film in our collection.

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Archive Picks

YORKSHIRE CURIOSITIES

This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire.  The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’. 

Title: ‘Yorkshire Curiosities...

Film ID: 1228 Year: 1959

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