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Thursday 21st May 2015

Plymouth History Festival 2015 in full swing



The fantastic Plymouth History Festival is back with open days, special events, talks, tours, walks, festivals and much much more.

SWFTA is proud to have contributed material from the archive for two events this year:

PLYMOUTH SHORTCUTS: ARCHIVE FILMS ON PLYMOUTH’S WATERFRONT
Throughout May
Day and night
Admission is free. A smartphone is required.

Plymouth Shortcuts enables you to watch snippets of funky SWFTA archive films on your smartphone in the very places where the action original occurred. So you can see 1930s seaplanes land on Plymouth Sound, a 1960s beauty contest at Tinside Pool, Robert Lenkiewicz beside his mural on The Parade.
Find out how at www.plymouthshortcuts.wordpress.com
Or, on a smartphone, tap this link http://m.layar.com/open/newshortcuts

PLYMOUTH HISTORY FESTIVAL 2015 EVENT
DEVONPORT ARCHIVE FILM EVENING
Friday 22 May
6pm to 8pm
Devonport Live Cafe / Venue, 56-58 George Street, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4HR
Free admission, donations to charity welcome. Booking essential due to limited seating.

As part of the ‘Constructing a Community’ exhibition at Devonport Live, archive films produced in Devonport from the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) will be shown as a complement to the photographic images from the City Architects and City Engineers collections. For enquiries and bookings call 01752 657843 or email Jess@devonportlive.com 


For more information about the Plymouth History Festival, see here.