Queen Elizabeth II
Amateur film196511 mins Location: Bearsden
The Queen and Prince Philip enjoy a day out in the Glasgow suburbs in this sumptuous 1960s amateur film, complete with pipe band, flag-waving schoolchildren and very big hats.
Documentary195613 mins Location: Leith
Colourful commemoration of Royal Yacht Britannia's majestic visit to Leith in 1956, courtesy of Messrs Joseph and J Arthur Rank.
Non-Fiction195511 minsSilent Location: Stranraer
Visit Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, with a Royal accompaniment as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visit in 1955, enjoying an agricultural show and pageant along the way.
Industry sponsored film196217 mins Location: Llanwern
The most modern, integrated steel works in Europe are at Llanwern, Newport, and they are opened on this “great day” (26/10/1962) by the Queen who is visiting with Prince Philip.
Amateur film19653 minsSilent Location: Leith
The Queen and Prince Philip arrive in style on the splendid Royal Yacht Britannia to open the 10th Edinburgh International Festival in a glorious amateur film from the 1960s.
Amateur film19532 minsSilent Location: Stormont
An unforgettable day for Lady Wakehurst as the glamorous new monarch delights the crowds at Stormont
Amateur film19531 minsSilent Location: Belfast
Balmoral show grounds bulge with a frenzy of excited youths. Join them in their pursuit the royal car if you too are eager to get a glimpse of the new monarch.
Southgate Celebrates The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Southgate (1953)Southgate Celebrates The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Southgate (1953)
Non-Fiction195324 mins Location: Southgate
Cowboys, chess and carnival queens in this wonderful colour film made to mark the “new Elizabethan age” in Southgate’s Coronation celebrations in 1953.
Departure of Her Majesty the Queen from Ledsham StationDeparture of Her Majesty the Queen from Ledsham Station
Amateur film195710 minsSilent Location: Ledsham
H.M. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh depart from Ledsham station after the royal visit to Ellesmere Port.
Documentary196910 minsSilent Location: Kingston upon Hull
The official opening of Queen Elizabeth Dock, Hull, by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Amateur film195320 minsSilent Location: Llanelli
The streets are crowded, windows are occupied, and walls are sat on in the beautifully decorated town, as everyone tries to catch a glimpse of the newly crowned Queen.
Amateur film19772 minsSilent Location: Westminster
Wonderful, colourful scenes of pomp and ceremony as a family enjoy the Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations on the Mall.
Documentary19568 mins Location: Wilton
Pure chemistry for the first visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to the gigantic industrial plant at ICI Wilton
Home movie195313 minsSilent Location: King's Heath
The 'New Elizabethans': children of King's Heath in Birmingham take to the streets to celebrate a new era with flags and fancy dress.
Documentary195629 mins Location: Stockton-on-Tees
Beautiful documentary record of the royal visit to Teesside in 1956, shot in gorgeous Kodachrome.
Coronation Day Parade in Newcastle; Trams and TrolleybusesCoronation Day Parade in Newcastle; Trams and Trolleybuses
Amateur film194513 minsSilent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A splash of colour in a big Coronation Day parade in Newcastle and an evocative phantom ride through the city after World War Two.
Sponsored film197719 mins Location: Ipswich
Flag-waving and fanfare in the warm July sunshine for the Silver Jubilee visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to Ipswich and Felixstowe.
The Royal Visit in July 1965 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to the Borough of Higham FerrersThe Royal Visit in July 1965 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to the Borough of Higham Ferrers
Amateur film196511 minsSilent Location: Higham Ferrers
A major day in the history of the small Northamptonshire market town of Higham Ferrers: a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.
Crowle Celebrations for the Queen's Silver JubileeCrowle Celebrations for the Queen's Silver Jubilee
Home movie197710 minsSilent Location: Crowle
Beefeaters at the village pub must mean that something regal is afoot at Crowle in Worcestershire.
Documentary196228 mins Location: Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton's 'day to remember' is 24 May 1962 when enthusiastic crowds line the streets to greet Queen Elizabeth II.
Non-Fiction19534 minsSilent Location: Norwich
Local firms took part in Norwich's Coronation parade in 1953. One of the highlights being Laurence Scott's replica of HMS Britannia as it 'cruised' the city streets.
Amateur film19535 minsSilent Location: Royston
Every inch the town, a sea of red, white and blue, as flags and bunting adorn one Hertfordshire town to celebrate the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Amateur film19532 minsSilent Location: Green Park
Bunting-clad streets and regal decorations highlight the intricate artistry that went into decorating the iconic Coronation route.
Amateur film198617 mins Location: Chichester
Beefeaters herald the arrival of the Queen at Chichester Cathedral, where she will distribute the Royal Maundy Money.
Home movie19774 minsSilent Location: Colchester
Wowing the crowds in Colchester, as the community come together wearing colourful costume, to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.
Amateur film19776 mins Location: Harrow
Pomp and pageantry reign and St George is resurrected for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in this colourful newsreel from 1977
Amateur film19534 minsSilent Location: Coleraine
Delight in this rare colour footage of the Queen as she tours the scenic north coast on the Royal Train.
Jubilee Celebrations in a 'typical' English VillageJubilee Celebrations in a 'typical' English Village
News19775 mins Location: Sharnbrook
Pram racing, a ‘Laughing Policeman’ competition and Maypole Dancing are the 'typically English' Silver Jubilee celebratory activities for one North Bedfordshire village.
Amateur film19513 minsSilent Location: Norwich
Gaeity and pageantry galore in this amateur footage capturing Princess Elizabeth's visit to Norwich during the Festival of Britain celebrations.
Amateur film19776 minsSilent Location: South Shields
One big happy family on the streets of South Shields for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee visit.
Queens Visit to Newcastle 1954: FA Cup Returns 1955Queens Visit to Newcastle 1954: FA Cup Returns 1955
Home movie19545 minsSilent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Thousands cheer for the Magpies in the 50s when the FA Cup returns to Newcastle … and a new queen pays Tyneside a visit.
Home movie19773 minsSilent Location: Whitley Bay
Children of Ocean View in Whitley Bay gather for a feast at a patriotic street party for the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
Amateur film20123 minsSilent Location: York
Queen Elizabeth II is greeted in York by thousands of enthusiastic men, women, and children in this depiction of a 21st Century royal family.
Amateur film197711 minsSilent Location: St Osyth
Carnival costumes and decorative floats wow the crowds as 'Essex folk come together for the Queen's Jubilee celebrations of 1977.
Amateur film197733 mins Location: Downham Market
Glamorous Grannies, the Town Mayor’s coffee morning, carnival and pram racing; all feature in Downham Market’s Jubilee festivities in 1977.
Home movie19576 minsSilent Location: Oldbury
The Queen makes a brief visit to the Black Country industrial town of Oldbury and stays just long enough to receive a souvenir.
Amateur film19868 minsSilent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
The Queen visits a magnificent maritime spectacle on the Tyne as Newcastle hosts the Cutty Sark Tall Ships regatta.
Amateur film197712 mins Location: Washington Village
Washington locals get up close and personal with U.S. President Jimmy Carter and the Queen in the year of the Silver Jubilee.
Documentary19532 minsSilent Location: Woodford
A great parade in celebration of the day of Elizabeth II's coronation, complete with a guest appearance from the Prime Minister!