Val's February Blog

BRRRRRRRRRR ... it’s February and -3 outside, but the winter sun is doing its best to keep our Vitamin D at decent levels, so be brave and have a quick walk. Afterwards you can grab a cup of tea before watching a most delightful film called Skating and Snow (1936-1953).  

Hull on Film DVD - on sale now!

YFA's new DVD - Hull on Film - is now available to buy!  The DVD is priced at £10 (plus postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard more of our region's film heritage.

Animated Britain

As part of BFI’s Unlocking Film Heritage programme, YFA has added new titles from Yorkshire and the North East, expanding our Animation Collection.

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Archive Picks


This is a film of school children having a fun time scrambling for pancakes, possibly in Swinton Bridge.

A woman in a white cook’s outfit and tossing a pancake in a frying pan emerges from a school.  She enters a field across the road from the school, still with the remains of snow on the...

Film ID: 5357 Year: c.1960