Tagged with South West Film and Television Archive

Behind the Scenes, 7 February 2018: New partnerships and projects

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Over the last few years partnership working has become an increasingly important part of the way we work and we’ve been lucky enough to collaborate with a range of organisations and individuals, both locally and nationally. This is set to continue over the next couple of years while […]

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Decant Day, 5 April 2017: A New Scanner for SWFTA

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to James Gibbs at SWFTA for his great and informative Facebook posts! This week a piece of equipment arrived at the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) that has been long-awaited – a brand new scanner. On the surface of it, this might not seem […]

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Jubilee Day celebrations

King George V, the grandfather of our present Queen, celebrated twenty-five years on the throne on 6 May 1935. Numerous public events were held in London and throughout the country to mark this momentous occasion. Plymouth’s tribute to the King was incredible; street parties were held throughout the city, the old city centre was resplendently […]

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Gus Honeybun

Augustus Jeremiah Honeybun was supposedly found under a gorse bush on Dartmoor in 1961 by the founders of Westward Television and became the station mascot for both Westward and TSW from 1961 to 1992.

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