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Hunslet Carnival and Gala (1904)
A spectacular street procession in the heart of industrial West Yorkshire.
Non-Fiction 1904 5 mins
Carnivals were a highlight of the Edwardian calendar, when they allowed townsfolk to set aside the usual norms of class, status and gender. This film of a summertime procession through Hunslet in south east Leeds is no exception, featuring blackface minstrels, men in women's dress and floats depicting religious and historical scenes. As is common, showmen marshal the crowd around the camera.
Blue Coat Children Marching to Curzon Hall, Birmingham (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Location: Birmingham
Church school pupils set off for a trip to the famous Birmingham entertainment hall.
Congregation Leaving St Patrick's Church in Cork (1902)
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins
Well-to-do of Cork worshippers leaving St Patrick's Church.
Manchester Sunday Schools Whit Monday Procession (1904)
Non-Fiction 1904 9 mins Location: Manchester
Crowds throng the city streets to see a parade of beautifully turned out children in a festive parade.
Congregation Leaving St James' Church, Hessle Road, Hull (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 2 mins Location: Kingston upon Hull
The faithful surge out of St James' Church onto a wind-swept street in Edwardian Hull.
Congregation Leaving Wesleyan Chapel in Mansfield (c.1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Location: Mansfield
A view of Mansfield's Bridge Street, as worshippers emerge from chapel.
Halifax Catholic Procession (c.1905)
Non-Fiction 1905 4 mins Location: Halifax
A proud expression of Catholic identity, this Edwardian parade fills the streets of the Yorkshire town.
Drama 1966 12 mins Location: Hunslet
A young man rambles in his winklepickers in rundown Leeds brooding on the ennui of a 1960s Sunday, and on his disillusionment with religion.
Hunslet v Leeds (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 4 mins Location: Hunslet
A less-than-serious Leeds team take a four-goals-and-two-tries battering from Hunslet.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete