We have been working with the Plymouth LGBT Archive assisting with the video editing and sharing of a selection of the oral histories collected as part of the Pride in Our Past Project that came to a close in 2012. The project website created and hosted by Pride in Plymouth has been recycled to give a retrospective view of the project and exhibition.
One example of this is a retrospective view of the exhibition published as an e-magazine on issuu.com (Best Viewed in Full Screen Mode).
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The new site also presents content from the Plymouth LGBT Archive in different formats, combined with links to local history, other community archives and national LGBT history archive and projects.
The revamped site can be viewed at: http://lgbt-history.prideinplymouth.org.uk/
The first of a collection of oral histories being released by the Plymouth LGBT Archive throughout LGBT History Month 2013 has been published on YouTube where we have mixed recorded memories of the Lockyer Tavern with some images.
Visit the Plymouth LGBT Archive channel on YouTube to see some featured videos of the Pride in the Park event 2012
Key LGBT History Month Events in Plymouth 2013
Monday 18th February 10am – 6pm the Plymouth LGBT Archive will have a display in the Roland Levinsky Building.
Monday 18th February 7pm Peninsular Arts are screening – The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the Jill Craigie Cinema- Dress as your favourite character if you wish.
Wednesday 20th February 7.30pm – Pride in Plymouth are hosting a LGBT history themed music and video quiz at Hawkins Meeting House.
Wednesday 6th March 2013 7pm – Queer Britain:The struggle for LGBT human rights 1958 to 2012 a talk by Peter Tatchell
For more information about LGBT History events happening in Plymouth and the surronding area in the South West visit - http://lgbt-history.prideinplymouth.org.uk/events