Pride in Our Past Exhibition Exciting News

Lady Nancy Astor, Plymouth Hoe ,1941

The narrative for the exhibition has been finalised and work has started on building the panels and exhibit pieces. Throughout the exhibition there will be listening post to hear snippets of oral histories relevant to the theme. In addition to the local histories, memories and memorabilia collected  we can announce that there will be some […]

A selection of photos entered in our photography competition

We have published a selection of photos that was entered in the Pride in Our Past photography competition. Best Viewed in full screen mode. View on Scribd  

Pride in Our Past enter Community Archive Awards

We have submitted entries for the Community Archive Awards providing details about our fantastic project and the creation of a permanent physical and on-line LGBT history archive for the city of Plymouth. In support of our entry Professor Roberta Mock (Plymouth University) provided the following statement: “The Centre for Humanities, Music and Performing Arts Research […]

Capturing Our Past – Photography is so Glamorous

Capturing Our Past, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Via Flickr: One of our photographers capturing buildings that were once home to a gay venue or important to the gay social scene in Plymouth. The images captured will be used in the Pride in Our Past Exhibition which opens on the 28th […]

Pride in Our Past Presents the Winner of the Photography Competition

Plymouth University provided the venue on 4th February for the judging of the Pride in Our Past Photography competition. The judging panel consisted of Ryan Huws, Anna Whittall and, the city’s archivist, Louisa Mann. Unfortunately, Chris Parnell was unable to attend due to college commitments. All the entries for the competition were laid out for […]

FREE FILM – A Single Man – 23rd Feb 2012

A Single Man – 23rd Feb 2012, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Pride in Our Past team up with Peninsula arts screening the award winning film A Single Man staring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. 8.15pm Thursday 23rd February 2012. Jill Craigie Cinema Roland Levinsky Building (University of Plymouth) To book […]

Photography Competition Judges

The closing date for the Pride in Our Past photography competition passed on the 14th January. We can now announce the judges who will convene on the 4th February to judge the entries. We are very impressed with the quality of the photos and the diverse range of content submitted. We will present the lucky […]

Pride in Our Past News January 2012

Pride in Our Past newsletter for January 2012 has been published in this edition: Pride in Our Past Exhibition is taking shape Our next informal drop in will be on Saturday 4th February at the Theatre Royal between 1.30 and 3.30pm. Come along for a chat, bring any memorabilia you may have. As part of […]