Plymouth Hoe in Video

This spectacular colourised film, shared by the BFI, shows Plymouth Hoe in 1924. It is a digitally restored and re-edited extract from Claude Friese-Greene’s ‘The Open Road’. This silent video from British Pathé shows several shots of Plymouth city centre as well as the Barbican and Hoe from 1934. In one shot we see theContinue reading “Plymouth Hoe in Video”

Plymouth’s LGBT+ History: A Virtual Tour

Plymouth LGBT Archive Facebook Twitter Email Running time: 47 minutes From the 1950s through to the 1980s, an underground scene grew for the LGBT+ community in Plymouth. The community tended to live ‘in the moment’ and in places and spaces where people felt more able to show aspects of their identity that society tried to tell themContinue reading “Plymouth’s LGBT+ History: A Virtual Tour”