Tagged with South West Film and Television Archive

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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