Memory Bank: Hull

Yorkshire Film Archive and Hull-based heritage, education and performing arts group, The History Troupe, are delighted to announce the launch of Memory Bank: Hull – a new reminiscence resource based on Hull’s film heritage collections, revealed once more for everyone to see and enjoy.

A New Life in Huddersfield

A new documentary ‘A New Life in Huddersfield – Memories of Partition and Migration’ reveals untold stories from Partition survivors on how they escaped the violence, fled their homelands and eventually settled into new lives in Huddersfield.  On Tuesday 22nd May, the documentary premiered to over 80 special guests at the Heritage Quay in Huddersfield.  


Film ID:
YFA 4866

Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1937 and 1938.  The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites. 

YFA_4866 Yorkshire Camping And Caravanning Club 1937-1938

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.

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Archive Picks


Made by Ken Leckenby of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film captures a journey along the River Ouse on a sunny summer's day in 1975. The Cine Club members have joined the crew of the Moonraker, a boat which is docked in the marina near Bishopthorpe, just outside York.

Title - A Magnetic...

Film ID: 4163 Year: 1975