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Browse our growing heritage collection, showcasing the breadth and depth of the stories and histories associated within the walls of City Hall. Take your pick from our collection and learn a little more about the historic building which sits at the very heart of Truro's past, present and future.

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Plan of Truro new public hall, 1924

Year: 1924

Record Number: HFC:2021:289

The 1924 plans to remodel City Hall's market hall into a theatre with a stage.

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Plan of Truro new public hall, 1924

Year: 1924

Record Number: HFC:2021:289

The 1924 plans to remodel City Hall's market hall into a theatre with a stage.

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Plan of Truro new public hall, 1924

Year: 1924

Record Number: HFC:2021:289

The 1924 plans to remodel City Hall's market hall into a theatre with a stage.

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Hall For Cornwall fundraising brochure, ' A Space For You'

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

Printed collateral used to garner interest in the Hall For Cornwall's 'A Space For You' campaign. This folio was unusual in that it left a cut-out window in the design for the viewer to play a role, as well as showcasing the proposed new logo printed on letterhead paper beneath it.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:135

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

A photograph of the stage taken from the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

A folio with the graphics and branding for the 'A Space For You' campaign at Hall For Cornwall.

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:136

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:137

A photograph of old handbills and posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

A photograph of the exterior facade of Hall for Cornwall as seen from Boscawen Street.

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City Hall refurbishment

Year: 1995-96

Record Number: HFC:2021:317

A photograph of the space above what would later become the HUSA space at Hall for Cornwall.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

A photograph of the props area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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Ann Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner

Year: 1991

Record Number: HFC:2021:323

A photograph of Anne Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner during the fundraising campaign for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

A photograph of the City Hall building and clock tower from Boscawen Street

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Benjamin Luxon CBE

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:318

A photograph of Ben Luxon CBE with the fundraising target for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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Sarah Smith promotes the 'A Space For You' campaign for Hall For Cornwall, c. 1994

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

A collection of all the printed collateral used as part of Hall For Cornwall's founding fundraising drive, 'A Space For You'.

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

A photograph of the view from the annexe at City Hall when the partition is removed

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

A photograph of the backstage area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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Hall For Cornwall fundraising brochure, ' A Space For You'

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

Printed collateral used to garner interest in the Hall For Cornwall's 'A Space For You' campaign. This folio was unusual in that it left a cut-out window in the design for the viewer to play a role, as well as showcasing the proposed new logo printed on letterhead paper beneath it.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:135

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

A photograph of the stage taken from the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

A folio with the graphics and branding for the 'A Space For You' campaign at Hall For Cornwall.

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:136

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:137

A photograph of old handbills and posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

A photograph of the exterior facade of Hall for Cornwall as seen from Boscawen Street.

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City Hall refurbishment

Year: 1995-96

Record Number: HFC:2021:317

A photograph of the space above what would later become the HUSA space at Hall for Cornwall.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

A photograph of the props area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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Ann Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner

Year: 1991

Record Number: HFC:2021:323

A photograph of Anne Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner during the fundraising campaign for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

A photograph of the City Hall building and clock tower from Boscawen Street

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Benjamin Luxon CBE

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:318

A photograph of Ben Luxon CBE with the fundraising target for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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Sarah Smith promotes the 'A Space For You' campaign for Hall For Cornwall, c. 1994

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

A collection of all the printed collateral used as part of Hall For Cornwall's founding fundraising drive, 'A Space For You'.

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

A photograph of the view from the annexe at City Hall when the partition is removed

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

A photograph of the backstage area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

A folio with the graphics and branding for the 'A Space For You' campaign at Hall For Cornwall.

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

A photograph of City Hall undergoing refurbishment, taken from Back Quay c. 1995-97.

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City Hall refurbishment

Year: 1995-96

Record Number: HFC:2021:317

A photograph of the space above what would later become the HUSA space at Hall for Cornwall.

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

A photograph of the stage taken from the old projection room at City Hall

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

A photograph of the City Hall building and clock tower from Boscawen Street

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Hall For Cornwall fundraising brochure, ' A Space For You'

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

Printed collateral used to garner interest in the Hall For Cornwall's 'A Space For You' campaign. This folio was unusual in that it left a cut-out window in the design for the viewer to play a role, as well as showcasing the proposed new logo printed on letterhead paper beneath it.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

A photograph of the props area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

A photograph of the backstage area and members of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society at City Hall

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Ann Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner

Year: 1991

Record Number: HFC:2021:323

A photograph of Anne Jennings, Ben Luxon CBE and Chris Warner during the fundraising campaign for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

A photograph of the view from the annexe at City Hall when the partition is removed

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:136

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:135

A photograph of old posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Sarah Smith promotes the 'A Space For You' campaign for Hall For Cornwall, c. 1994

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

A collection of all the printed collateral used as part of Hall For Cornwall's founding fundraising drive, 'A Space For You'.

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Benjamin Luxon CBE

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:318

A photograph of Ben Luxon CBE with the fundraising target for Hall for Cornwall, c. 1990-97.

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

A photograph of the exterior facade of Hall for Cornwall as seen from Boscawen Street.

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Old posters from past productions at the Regent Theatre (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:137

A photograph of old handbills and posters on the backstage wall left over from past productions at Regent Theatre, City Hall.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 1: Debbie McCrory

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:101

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 2: Ed Rowe, Simon Harvey & Richard Healey

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:102

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 1: Debbie McCrory

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:101

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 2: Ed Rowe, Simon Harvey & Richard Healey

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:102

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 2: Ed Rowe, Simon Harvey & Richard Healey

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:102

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 1: Debbie McCrory

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:101

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 3: Julien Boast & Sue Ferguson

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:103

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 3: Julien Boast & Sue Ferguson

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:103

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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Karen Pirie Podcast Episode 3: Julien Boast & Sue Ferguson

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:103

HFC podcast series recorded with host, journalist Karen Pirie.

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