Head Wrightson Project Week One

Head Wrightson Project Week One

It’s been a great first week for The Head Wrightson Photographic Archive project. After many emails and phone calls it was lovely to get most of our volunteers together in person…

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Volunteers needed!

We’re looking to recruit a team of volunteers to conserve, catalogue and digitise an important collection of over 16,000 photographic negatives.…

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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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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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