Volunteers Learn about collecting Oral Histories

On Sat 25th June, volunteers from the Pride in Our Past project visited the Plymouth and West Devon Records office to learn more about the collection of oral histories from Plymouth’s LGBT community. Oral history is nothing more complicated than someone telling someone else your story and having it recorded for history. Traditional history seems […]

Joint Press Release from Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Pride Forum

An award from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) of £35000 is enabling the Plymouth Pride Forum to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Plymouth, in collaboration with the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, and create an archive to access, frame and interpret this often unconsidered aspect of Plymouth’s history.