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GANGWAY PLEASE !

Gangway Please ! (1948)

Giant excavator moves from Atherstone in Warwickshire to Derby.

ASHBOURNE FOOTBALL

Ashbourne Football (1938)

Ancient football game in the town of Ashbourne where men struggle with a ball...

THE FAMOUS CROOKED SPIRE

The Famous Crooked Spire (1923)

The famous crooked, twisted spire in Chesterfield which has slowly got...

EXPRESS TRAIN SMASH

Express Train Smash (1929)

Wreckage of two trains after head on collision. Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

GLIDING

Gliding (1949)

Weekend rally of gliders at Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

GLIDING

Gliding (1949)

Weekend rally of gliders at Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

RAIN

Rain (1962)

An item showing Buxton town centre on a very rainy day.

ALL THROUGH ... AND ALL AROUND THE TOWN aka ALL THRU  Beware other items share...

All Through ... And All Around The Town AKA All Thru Beware Other Items Share... (1933)

Lent...

ALL THROUGH AND AROUND THE TOWN

All Through And Around The Town (1934)

Ancient game of football is traditionally played in Ashbourne...

HILL CLIMB IN DERBYSHIRE

Hill Climb In Derbyshire (1937)

Hill climbing competition in Derbyshire.

BEMROSE MOTOR CYCLE TRIAL

Bemrose Motor Cycle Trial (1938)

People ride motorbikes over rough and rocky ground in the Bemrose...

KING WINTER ARRIVES aka SNOW ON THE HILLS

King Winter Arrives AKA Snow On The Hills (1919)

Scenes from Derbyshire as people enjoy the Winter...

AUTOMATION RUNS MICA FACTORY

Automation Runs Mica Factory (1956)

Item showing an automated mica factory in Derby. Derbyshire.

QUARRY BLASTING

Quarry Blasting (1951)

Footage of quarry blasting at Caldon Low quarry in Derbyshire.

HARDWICK HALL

Hardwick Hall (1970-1979)

Various shots of Hardwick Hall.

WELL DRESSING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Well Dressing Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1965)

Villagers make decorative...

MOTOR CYCLING'S PREMIER AWARD

Motor Cycling's Premier Award (1933)

Germany win International motorcycle reliability trial held on...

SKY HIGH

Sky High (1933)

British soldiers blow up a derelict bridge in Derbyshire - just for practice.

SHROVETIDE FOOTBALL

Shrovetide Football (1936)

Annual football games in Alnwick and Ashbourne - there are a few rules,...

POT-HOLING IN THE PENNINES

Pot-Holing In The Pennines (1937)

A visit to the potholes of the Pennines.

GOODBYE SUMMER

Goodbye Summer (1927)

Scenes at the crowning of the last Rose Queen of the summer.

ASHBOURNE

Ashbourne (1925)

People play football through the town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, it is a tradition...

ASHBOURNE CUTS

Ashbourne Cuts (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for ASHBOURNE in G 1167.

CELEBRATES THE ADVENT

Celebrates The Advent (1926)

All the men of Ashbourne village join in the traditional Lent game of...

INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE TRIALS

International Motorcycle Trials (1926)

Cross country motorcycle racing, includes women motorcyclists.

Selected Originals - WAR MEMORIAL HOMES OPENED

Selected Originals - War Memorial Homes Opened (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story 'War...

THE SPORTING WORLD - INTERNATIONAL GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIP

The Sporting World - International Gliding Championship (1954)

The world gliding championship is...

ASHOPTON VILLAGE SUBMERGED

Ashopton Village Submerged (1946)

Shots of lake where Ashopton village used to be in Derbyshire.

DERWENT VILLAGE

Derwent Village (1947)

Derwent village was submerged underwater but it has now been drained and...

CONWAY ENGINE PRODUCTION

Conway Engine Production (1960)

Various shots of Engineers at Rolls Royce works in Derby

RAILWAY RESEARCH CENTRE

Railway Research Centre (1967)

Railway tracks tested and improved at railway research centre in Derby.

BURNING ROPE ESCAPOLOGIST

Burning Rope Escapologist (1959)

Alan Alan, escapologist, performs his burning rope act.

CAVE ROPEMAKER

Cave Ropemaker (1963)

An item about the dying craft of rope making.

EYAM FLORAL TRIBUTE TO THE PLAGUE aka EYAM WELL-DRESSING

Eyam Floral Tribute To The Plague AKA Eyam Well-Dressing (1965)

Flower petals are used to make...

CENTURIES' OLD FOOTBALL

Centuries' Old Football (1931)

Ancient games played in Ashbourne and Chester-le-Street to celebrate the...

CARRIAGE MADE

Carriage Made (1936)

Informative item about how a railway carriage is made and assembled. Derby,...

KING OPENS $6,000,000 RESERVOIR

King Opens $6,000,000 Reservoir (1945)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth open Derwent valley...

WAS IT YOUR IDEA OF A HOLIDAY? - HOW THEY SPENT WHITSUN

Was It Your Idea Of A Holiday? - How They Spent Whitsun (1947)

Different views of how the British...

WINTER SPORTS BEGIN

Winter Sports Begin (1929)

The Cresta Run at St. Moritz sees exciting action, while people of Buxton in...

MARKHAM PIT DISASTER

Markham Pit Disaster (1938)

People wait for news of relatives after an explosion at Markham Pit.

FARM SHOW

Farm Show (1921)

An item about the Royal Agricultural Society's Annual Show in Derby and the various...

THE MINISTER OF EMPLOYMENT

The Minister Of Employment (1929)

Mr JH Thomas opens new cement works in Hope, Derbyshire.

TRAIN A WEEK issue title is MIND THE DOORS

Train A Week Issue Title Is Mind The Doors (1938)

Remote village of Blackermill where only one...

MOVING A FARM issue title is LOOK OUT

Moving A Farm Issue Title Is Look Out (1943)

An entire farm, including all the animals, relocates by...

TOFFEE FOR FITNESS

Toffee For Fitness (1943)

Children are put on a novel 'milk and toffee diet' to build up strength. ...

200 YEAR OLD FOOTBALL aka SHROVE-TIDE FOOTBALL

200 Year Old Football AKA Shrove-Tide Football (1929)

Practically the whole town of Ashbourne in...

GLIDING

Gliding (1949)

Shots of glider taking off. Great Hucklow, Derbyshire.

SHROVETIDE FOOTBALL

Shrovetide Football (1954)

Huge crowds gather in Derbyshire for Shrove football

SPORTS CONTESTS BY CANADIAN SOLDIERS aka CANADIANS AT BUXTON - PART 1

Sports Contests By Canadian Soldiers AKA Canadians At Buxton - Part 1 (1914-1918)

Sports Contests...

SPORTS CONTESTS BY CANADIAN SOLDIERS aka CANADIANS AT BUXTON - PART 2

Sports Contests By Canadian Soldiers AKA Canadians At Buxton - Part 2 (1914-1918)

Sports Contests...