LAUNCH OF THE TEESFIELD

Film ID:
NEFA 14150
1959

A film made by Turners Film Productions to commemorate the launching of the tanker Teesfield from Furness Shipbuilding Co. Ltd at Haverton Hill, Stockton-on-Tees on the 24 February 1959.

NEFA 14150 Launch of the Teesfield

Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front

Age UK Bradford & District, along with colleagues from four other Age UK branches across the region have teamed up with the Yorkshire Film Archive to produce a brand new reminiscence resource, Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front, based on local archive film footage of life in the 1940s and ‘50s.  

The project, which was made possible thanks to the Chancellor's LIBOR fund, is proving to be a great success with reminiscence session taking place across the region. 

JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS AT HULL

Film ID:
YFA 4854
1935

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. 

YFA 4854 Jubilee Celebrations at Hull 1935

Newcastle & District ACA: Treasures from the Cine Club World

The Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) has been making cine stories and capturing the north east on film for nearly a century. It is the sole survivor of the five original ACA organisations in Britain, first set up in 1927, and this year, incredibly, the cine club celebrates its 90th anniversary.

New Chair appointed for Film Archive

Clare Morrow, former Chair of Welcome to Yorkshire and previously Controller of News and Programmes at ITV Yorkshire, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Yorkshire and North East Film Archive.  

Clare brings more than 30 years of experience to the YFA, through a career in television and as a non-executive director.   She is currently a non-executive director of both Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate, and the Rugby Football League.  Previously she was a non-executive director of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as Network Manager of the Broadcasting and Creative Industries Disability Network.  

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EYE TO THE FUTURE

A documentary and educational film produced by the ICI Film Unit on the role of the engineer in the development of industrial production, building on the research of the chemist and physicist and making experiments practical on an industrial scale. The film records a student's progress through...

Film ID: 8514 Year: 1961

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