The Hippodrome Theatre

The Hippodrome Theatre stood on Dovecot Street and was built in 1905. The original building burnt down in 1932 before being rebuilt and reopened in 1933. It ran primarily as a cinema before returning…

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World Digital Preservation Day

Did you know that November 29th is World Digital Preservation Day?  Well, you do now.The aim of the day is “to create greater awareness of digital preservation that will translate into a wider…

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The End of the The Great War

As the centenary of the First World War armistice approaches this weekend we were very grateful to local historian Martin Peagam who delivered a fascinating and moving talk “Light and Shadows: The End…

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Head Wrightson Photographic Archive

Did you work at Head Wrightson? Do you know friends or relatives who worked there? We need your thoughts, memories and reflections to help preserve a very special collection of photographs.Chief…

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