Local Studies Day – Plymouth LGBT Archive at the 2014 History Festival

Plymouth History Festival 2014 logo

Today the Plymouth LGBT Mobile Archive was one of the exhibits at the Local Studies Day which is one of many events being held in the city as part of the  Plymouth History Festival 2014. The Local Studies Day event is organised by Plymouth City Council Libraries, Museums and Record Office, in partnership with Plymouth University, Peninsula […]

Plymouth Fairness Comission Listening Event

The work involved in the formation of Plymouth’s LGBT Archive, and the associated  Pride in Our Past exhibition, highlighted just how important it was for voices from all across the city’s LGBT community to be captured and shared. Next week, the Plymouth Fairness Commission wants to look to the city’s future by listening to as […]

LGBT Pride and History at Plymouth Respect Festival 2013

Plymouth Respect Festival 2013

We are very excited to have been offered the use of a large space on the first floor of the Roland Lavinsky Building at Plymouth University as part Plymouth Respect Festival that will take place over the weekend of 12th and 13th October 2013. This will enable us to display a considerable amount of the […]

Freshers Fair’s September 2013

Pride Volunteer Anna at PCA Freshers Fair 2013

Freshers Fairs September 2013, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: On the 25th September 2013 both City College and Plymouth College of Art held their Freshers Fair’s. This presented us with a challenge having to divide, transport and set up the archive display across two sites in the city. Fortunately we have enough material and […]

Plymouth Mobile Archive will be on display at the Mayday Festival on May 4th Devonport Guildhall

Plymouth Mayday Festival May 4th

The Plymouth Mayday Festival is quite significant to the Plymouth LGBT Archive back in 2011 it was the first event we attended right at the start of the Pride in Our Past Project. We didn’t have much more than a few leaflets to hand out and our stall was quite stark. This year the Mayday festival […]

LGBT History Month – Display and Film – Monday 18th Feb

Poster - Display LGBTHM 2013

On Monday 18th February 2013 the Plymouth LGBT Archive will have a display at the Rowland Levinsky Building (Plymouth University). Our co-ordinator will be on hand to answer questions, inform you about the ongoing work of the archive and the future. Pop along between 10am and 7pm  to discover some of the histories we have […]

No to Hate Crime Vigil Plymouth 28.10.11

No to Hate Crime Vigil Plymouth 28.10.11, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: A selection of photos taken by Laura at the Plymouth Vigil Against Hate Crime. Friday 28th October 2011. The Vigil was organised by the Plymouth University LGBT group. Read More at: blog.prideinplymouth.org.uk/plymouth-vigil-against-hate-c…

IDAHOT 2011 – Equal Love

IDAHOT 2011 – Equal Love, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: Plymouth was one of the first cities in the UK to publicly show support for the Equal Love Campaign. Pride in Plymouth organised a photo shoot in the city centre, distributed leaflets and asked members of the public to sign the pledge. http://www.prideinplymouth.org.uk/

Pride in Our Past Creative Writing Group 16th June 2012

pride-in-our-past-creative-writing-group, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Via Flickr: A group of people working at the Pride in Our Past creative writing workshop hosted by Plymouth Artist in Residence Hannah Silva. We are looking forward to receiving the results of their labours for inclusion in the Plymouth LGBT history archive. https://plymlgbtarchive.org.uk/

Hannah Silva – Creative Writing Workshop 16th June 2012

Hannah Silva – Creative Writing Workshop 16th June 2012, a set on Flickr. As part of the Pride in Our Past project we invited Hannah Silva Plymouth’s Artist in Residence to host a one day creative writing workshop. The workshop allowed people to use the personal stories, objects and photographs in the Pride in Our […]

FREE Creative Writing Workshop with the City’s ‘Artist in Residence’ Hannah Silva – 16th June

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: WRITING IN THE LGBT CITY WITH HANNAH SILVA Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Saturday 16 June, 10am to 4pm Join us with Plymouth’s ‘Artist in Residence’ for a one-day creative writing workshop in response to the ‘Pride in our Past’ exhibition. You will use the personal stories, objects and photographs in […]

Jubilee Joy at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Saturday 2nd June

Jubilee Joy Saturday 2 June, 11am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 2.30pm Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Make crowns and bunting this Saturday in preparation for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Why not come along to one of the 60-minute creative sessions and join in the fun? Admission is […]

Lesbian Laughs at City Museum

On Friday 11th May Clare Summerskill gave a talk and comedy performance at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery as part of the Pride in Our Past project, supporting the Pride in Our Past exhibition. Clare gave a very inspirational and educational talk about her work in the field of collecting oral histories from older […]

Pride in Our Past will be at PRIDE in the PARK on 28th July

Pride in the Park - Pride in Plymouth logo

Over the last twelve months, our fellow Heritage Lottery Funded community group the ‘Friends of Devonport Park’ have received various HLF grants to restore the park and make other improvements. One of their more ambitious projects is the new ornate bandstand which replaces the Victorian original. In connection with this, the friends have been keen to arrange as […]

Pride in Our Past winning photo by Kevin Kelland

Pride in Our Past winning photo by Kevin Kelland, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. This is the winning entry of the Pride in Our Past photography competition. A photo taken by photographer Kevin Kelland showing Peter Tatchell leading the Pride Flag across Royal Parade, Plymouth for the cities Pride Event 2009. […]