THE COLLECTION

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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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Set of Gallon Measures with Truro Coat of Arms

Year: 1826

Record Number: HFC:2019:83

A set of gallon measures belonging to Truro Borough Council, 1826.

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Set of Gallon Measures with Truro Coat of Arms

Year: 1826

Record Number: HFC:2019:83

A set of gallon measures belonging to Truro Borough Council, 1826.

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Set of Gallon Measures with Truro Coat of Arms

Year: 1826

Record Number: HFC:2019:83

A set of gallon measures belonging to Truro Borough Council, 1826.

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Leg Irons

Year: 1840

Record Number: HFC:2019:74

A pair of leg irons, used in the jail at City Hall during the 19th Century.

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Leg Irons

Year: 1840

Record Number: HFC:2019:74

A pair of leg irons, used in the jail at City Hall during the 19th Century.

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Leg Irons

Year: 1840

Record Number: HFC:2019:74

A pair of leg irons, used in the jail at City Hall during the 19th Century.

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1858 Weights

Year: 1858

Record Number: HFC:2019:77

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1858.

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Tricorne mayoral hat

Year: 1850

Record Number: HFC:2019:98

A tricorne mayoral hat, c. 19th Century.

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1858 Weights

Year: 1858

Record Number: HFC:2019:77

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1858.

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Tricorne mayoral hat

Year: 1850

Record Number: HFC:2019:98

A tricorne mayoral hat, c. 19th Century.

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1858 Weights

Year: 1858

Record Number: HFC:2019:77

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1858.

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Tricorne mayoral hat

Year: 1850

Record Number: HFC:2019:98

A tricorne mayoral hat, c. 19th Century.

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Weights Case

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:158

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of.

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Weights Case Detail

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:162

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of. The case would have been heavy and unwieldy when full of weights, but allowed the weighing of tin and other materials with relative flexibility and portability. It would have been useful to store or use in a number of locations and to an exacting and fair standard.

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Banquet Menu

Year: 1890

Record Number: HFC:2019:94

An illustrated menu from the Mayor's Banquet of 1890, held at Truro's Public Rooms.

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Weights Case

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:158

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of.

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Weights Case Detail

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:162

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of. The case would have been heavy and unwieldy when full of weights, but allowed the weighing of tin and other materials with relative flexibility and portability. It would have been useful to store or use in a number of locations and to an exacting and fair standard.

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Banquet Menu

Year: 1890

Record Number: HFC:2019:94

An illustrated menu from the Mayor's Banquet of 1890, held at Truro's Public Rooms.

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Banquet Menu

Year: 1890

Record Number: HFC:2019:94

An illustrated menu from the Mayor's Banquet of 1890, held at Truro's Public Rooms.

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Weights Case Detail

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:162

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of. The case would have been heavy and unwieldy when full of weights, but allowed the weighing of tin and other materials with relative flexibility and portability. It would have been useful to store or use in a number of locations and to an exacting and fair standard.

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Weights Case

Year: 1895

Record Number: HFC:2020:158

A case belonging to City Hall, designed to hold a set of weights, sliding scales, a pillar to balance the scales and a box to sit the pillar and scales on top of.

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1909 Weights

Year: 1909

Record Number: HFC:2019:78

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1909.

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Mayoral Ruff

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:91

Mid-20th Century ceremonial ruff.

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Mayoral hat, gloves and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:97

A tricorne mayoral hat, white ceremonial gloves and Ede and Ravenscroft hat box, late 20th Century.

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Mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:87

An early 20th Century hat box and its associated mayoral hat, worn by an unknown mayor for ceremonial and official duties.

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Lemon Quay & Wesleyan College, Truro

Year: 1908

Record Number: HFC:2020:141

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall on the left of the image alongside a number of buildings which remain today. The area to the right of the River Kenwyn has been almost entirely re-developed, replacing the warehouses which spanned the river and replacing them with commercial buildings. Visible in the background is the Wesleyan College which now forms part of Truro School.

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Lemon Quay, 1905

Year: 1905

Record Number: HFC:2021:307

A black and white photograph of Lemon Quay as seen from Lemon Bridge in 1905. A docked boat is the focus of the image although visible in the background is a horse and cart as well as the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Also visible in the far distance is Truro school standing on the hill.

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1909 Weights

Year: 1909

Record Number: HFC:2019:78

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1909.

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Mayoral Ruff

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:91

Mid-20th Century ceremonial ruff.

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Mayoral hat, gloves and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:97

A tricorne mayoral hat, white ceremonial gloves and Ede and Ravenscroft hat box, late 20th Century.

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Mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:87

An early 20th Century hat box and its associated mayoral hat, worn by an unknown mayor for ceremonial and official duties.

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Lemon Quay & Wesleyan College, Truro

Year: 1908

Record Number: HFC:2020:141

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall on the left of the image alongside a number of buildings which remain today. The area to the right of the River Kenwyn has been almost entirely re-developed, replacing the warehouses which spanned the river and replacing them with commercial buildings. Visible in the background is the Wesleyan College which now forms part of Truro School.

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Lemon Quay, 1905

Year: 1905

Record Number: HFC:2021:307

A black and white photograph of Lemon Quay as seen from Lemon Bridge in 1905. A docked boat is the focus of the image although visible in the background is a horse and cart as well as the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Also visible in the far distance is Truro school standing on the hill.

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Mayoral Ruff

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:91

Mid-20th Century ceremonial ruff.

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Mayoral hat, gloves and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:97

A tricorne mayoral hat, white ceremonial gloves and Ede and Ravenscroft hat box, late 20th Century.

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Mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1900

Record Number: HFC:2019:87

An early 20th Century hat box and its associated mayoral hat, worn by an unknown mayor for ceremonial and official duties.

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Lemon Quay & Wesleyan College, Truro

Year: 1908

Record Number: HFC:2020:141

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall on the left of the image alongside a number of buildings which remain today. The area to the right of the River Kenwyn has been almost entirely re-developed, replacing the warehouses which spanned the river and replacing them with commercial buildings. Visible in the background is the Wesleyan College which now forms part of Truro School.

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Lemon Quay, 1905

Year: 1905

Record Number: HFC:2021:307

A black and white photograph of Lemon Quay as seen from Lemon Bridge in 1905. A docked boat is the focus of the image although visible in the background is a horse and cart as well as the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Also visible in the far distance is Truro school standing on the hill.

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1909 Weights

Year: 1909

Record Number: HFC:2019:78

A collection of weights used in City Hall, 1909.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall II

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:161

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Truro

Year: 1910

Record Number: HFC:2019:99

A lithograph showing Truro, c. 1910-20 with a view across to Truro city centre from land heading towards Malpas.

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City Hall's Clock I

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:156

The cogs, pulleys and levers at the heart of City Hall's hand-wound clock.

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City Hall's Clock II

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:157

Detail of the cogs, pulleys and levers which work to keep City Hall's hand-wound clock to time (almost, it loses time each day!), manned by Hall For Cornwall staff between 2018 - early 2020.

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Snowball Fight, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 8th January 1918

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2020:113:L

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Clock Tower, atop City Hall, 1914

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:115:L

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Commemorative Plaque

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2019:75

A memorial plaque, issued to the family of Charles Skinner, a member of the crew of the HMS Vivid based at Devonport, 1918.

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Boy Scouts Medal of Honour

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2019:81

A medal presented by the Boy Scout's Chief Scout, Lord Baden-Powell to E.C. Merrifield of Truro, 1914.

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Truro from Lemon Bridge

Year: 1911

Record Number: HFC:2020:140

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall as it was sited on the banks of the River Kenwyn before Back Quay was covered in. The postcard was sent on 9th July 1911.

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Isaac Roskelley's mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2019:89

Mayoral hat box and hat worn by Mayor of Truro Isaac Roskelly Esq between 1913-1914.

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Roof From South Side

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:173

A photo from the south side of the building detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall I

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:160

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Damage to City Hall's roof and clock tower

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:172

A photo detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall II

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:161

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Truro

Year: 1910

Record Number: HFC:2019:99

A lithograph showing Truro, c. 1910-20 with a view across to Truro city centre from land heading towards Malpas.

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City Hall's Clock I

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:156

The cogs, pulleys and levers at the heart of City Hall's hand-wound clock.

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City Hall's Clock II

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:157

Detail of the cogs, pulleys and levers which work to keep City Hall's hand-wound clock to time (almost, it loses time each day!), manned by Hall For Cornwall staff between 2018 - early 2020.

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Snowball Fight, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 8th January 1918

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2020:113:L

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Clock Tower, atop City Hall, 1914

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:115:L

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Commemorative Plaque

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2019:75

A memorial plaque, issued to the family of Charles Skinner, a member of the crew of the HMS Vivid based at Devonport, 1918.

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Boy Scouts Medal of Honour

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2019:81

A medal presented by the Boy Scout's Chief Scout, Lord Baden-Powell to E.C. Merrifield of Truro, 1914.

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Truro from Lemon Bridge

Year: 1911

Record Number: HFC:2020:140

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall as it was sited on the banks of the River Kenwyn before Back Quay was covered in. The postcard was sent on 9th July 1911.

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Isaac Roskelley's mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2019:89

Mayoral hat box and hat worn by Mayor of Truro Isaac Roskelly Esq between 1913-1914.

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Roof From South Side

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:173

A photo from the south side of the building detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall I

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:160

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Damage to City Hall's roof and clock tower

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:172

A photo detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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Damage to City Hall's roof and clock tower

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:172

A photo detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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Truro from Lemon Bridge

Year: 1911

Record Number: HFC:2020:140

A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing City Hall as it was sited on the banks of the River Kenwyn before Back Quay was covered in. The postcard was sent on 9th July 1911.

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City Hall's Clock I

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:156

The cogs, pulleys and levers at the heart of City Hall's hand-wound clock.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall II

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:161

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Snowball Fight, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 8th January 1918

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2020:113:L

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Clock Tower, atop City Hall, 1914

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:115:L

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Commemorative Plaque

Year: 1918

Record Number: HFC:2019:75

A memorial plaque, issued to the family of Charles Skinner, a member of the crew of the HMS Vivid based at Devonport, 1918.

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Truro

Year: 1910

Record Number: HFC:2019:99

A lithograph showing Truro, c. 1910-20 with a view across to Truro city centre from land heading towards Malpas.

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Roof From South Side

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:173

A photo from the south side of the building detailing substantial damage to the roof and clocktower of City Hall following a fire which broke out near the the base of the clock tower, 1914.

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City Hall's Clock II

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2020:157

Detail of the cogs, pulleys and levers which work to keep City Hall's hand-wound clock to time (almost, it loses time each day!), manned by Hall For Cornwall staff between 2018 - early 2020.

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Decorative Element of loft room at City Hall I

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2020:160

An example of decorative details from inside City Hall prior to the fire of 1914.

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Isaac Roskelley's mayoral hat and hat box

Year: 1913

Record Number: HFC:2019:89

Mayoral hat box and hat worn by Mayor of Truro Isaac Roskelly Esq between 1913-1914.

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Boy Scouts Medal of Honour

Year: 1914

Record Number: HFC:2019:81

A medal presented by the Boy Scout's Chief Scout, Lord Baden-Powell to E.C. Merrifield of Truro, 1914.

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Filling in Back Quay (1)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:308

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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Town Crier standing outside City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.112:L

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Programme advertisement for Furniss and Co., Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:014

A 1929 programme advertisement for the biscuit manufacturers Furniss and Co., Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Filling in Back Quay (2)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:309

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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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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Souvenir programme cover for The Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:012

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1929 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement for the Cornish chemist T.B. Percy Ltd

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:016

A 1927 programme advertisement for Percy's Rennet and the Cornish Chemist T.B. Percy Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd.

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Programme advertisement for Criddle and Smith Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:013

A 1929 programme advertisement for the Truro furniture company Criddle and Smith Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Programme cover for Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:015

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1927 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro.

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City Hall, Truro, Cornwall. 1918 or early 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.114:L

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Souvenir programme cover for Ruddigore at City Hall

Year: 1926

Record Number: HFC:2021:011

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1926 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Ruddigore at City Hall.

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Filling in Back Quay (1)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:308

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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Town Crier standing outside City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.112:L

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Programme advertisement for Furniss and Co., Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:014

A 1929 programme advertisement for the biscuit manufacturers Furniss and Co., Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Filling in Back Quay (2)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:309

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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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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Souvenir programme cover for The Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:012

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1929 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement for the Cornish chemist T.B. Percy Ltd

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:016

A 1927 programme advertisement for Percy's Rennet and the Cornish Chemist T.B. Percy Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd.

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Programme advertisement for Criddle and Smith Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:013

A 1929 programme advertisement for the Truro furniture company Criddle and Smith Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Programme cover for Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:015

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1927 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro.

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City Hall, Truro, Cornwall. 1918 or early 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.114:L

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Souvenir programme cover for Ruddigore at City Hall

Year: 1926

Record Number: HFC:2021:011

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1926 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Ruddigore at City Hall.

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Programme cover for Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:015

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1927 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd at County Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement for Furniss and Co., Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:014

A 1929 programme advertisement for the biscuit manufacturers Furniss and Co., Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Souvenir programme cover for Ruddigore at City Hall

Year: 1926

Record Number: HFC:2021:011

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1926 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Ruddigore at City Hall.

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City Hall, Truro, Cornwall. 1918 or early 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.114:L

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Programme advertisement for the Cornish chemist T.B. Percy Ltd

Year: 1927

Record Number: HFC:2021:016

A 1927 programme advertisement for Percy's Rennet and the Cornish Chemist T.B. Percy Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Utopia Ltd.

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Programme advertisement for Criddle and Smith Ltd

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:013

A 1929 programme advertisement for the Truro furniture company Criddle and Smith Ltd from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Rebel Maid.

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Filling in Back Quay (2)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:309

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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Town Crier standing outside City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Year: 1920

Record Number: HFC:2020.112:L

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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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Filling in Back Quay (1)

Year: 1923

Record Number: HFC:2021:308

A black and white photograph of the view from Back Quay during the early stages of filling in works. Visible in the background is the original facade of City Hall and surrounding buildings. Lemon bridge is also visible in the distance.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro

Year: 1929

Record Number: HFC:2021:012

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1929 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Rebel Maid at the County Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:111

A 1937 programme advertisement from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Gondoliers at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1936

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:114

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Back Quay showing the Market Inn, the rear of City Hall and N. Gill & Son, Truro, Cornwall. After October 1937

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2020:109:L

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Programme cover for Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro, 1931

Year: 1931

Record Number: HFC:2021:117

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1931 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro.

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Mr. E. I. Ellery

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:116

A page from the programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro, featuring images of Mr. E. I. Ellery and a past performance of The Mikado.

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Babes In The Wood handbill

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:130

Another poster detailing the forthcoming run of Babes In The Wood (see HFC:2020:128), the feature of the 'Magnificent Gala Christmas Pantomime'.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Count of Como at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1933

Year: 1933

Record Number: HFC:2021:112

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1933 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Count of Como at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:110

A 1937 programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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A handbill advertising Babes In The Wood pantomime performance at the 'Regent Truro'

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:127

City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market and the Civic Rooms.

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Souvenir programme cover for Jolly Roger at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1937.

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:109

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1937 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:111

A 1937 programme advertisement from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Gondoliers at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1936

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:114

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Back Quay showing the Market Inn, the rear of City Hall and N. Gill & Son, Truro, Cornwall. After October 1937

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2020:109:L

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Programme cover for Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro, 1931

Year: 1931

Record Number: HFC:2021:117

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1931 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro.

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Mr. E. I. Ellery

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:116

A page from the programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro, featuring images of Mr. E. I. Ellery and a past performance of The Mikado.

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Babes In The Wood handbill

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:130

Another poster detailing the forthcoming run of Babes In The Wood (see HFC:2020:128), the feature of the 'Magnificent Gala Christmas Pantomime'.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Count of Como at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1933

Year: 1933

Record Number: HFC:2021:112

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1933 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Count of Como at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:110

A 1937 programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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A handbill advertising Babes In The Wood pantomime performance at the 'Regent Truro'

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:127

City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market and the Civic Rooms.

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Souvenir programme cover for Jolly Roger at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1937.

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:109

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1937 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Programme advertisement

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:111

A 1937 programme advertisement from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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A handbill advertising Babes In The Wood pantomime performance at the 'Regent Truro'

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:127

City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market and the Civic Rooms.

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Programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:110

A 1937 programme advertisement for Blewett's Bakers and T. Mutton & Son Butchers from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger.

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Programme cover for Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro, 1931

Year: 1931

Record Number: HFC:2021:117

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1931 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Trial by Jury and The Pirates of Penzance at The County Theatre Truro.

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Mr. E. I. Ellery

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:116

A page from the programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro, featuring images of Mr. E. I. Ellery and a past performance of The Mikado.

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Souvenir programme cover for Jolly Roger at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1937.

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2021:109

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1937 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Jolly Roger at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Babes In The Wood handbill

Year: 1930

Record Number: HFC:2020:130

Another poster detailing the forthcoming run of Babes In The Wood (see HFC:2020:128), the feature of the 'Magnificent Gala Christmas Pantomime'.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Gondoliers at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1936

Year: 1936

Record Number: HFC:2021:114

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1936 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Gondoliers at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Souvenir programme cover for The Count of Como at The Regent Theatre Truro, 1933

Year: 1933

Record Number: HFC:2021:112

The front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1933 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of The Count of Como at Regent Theatre Truro.

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Back Quay showing the Market Inn, the rear of City Hall and N. Gill & Son, Truro, Cornwall. After October 1937

Year: 1937

Record Number: HFC:2020:109:L

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Truro and Cathedral, Cornwall, UK, 1946 (b/w photo)

Year: 1946

Record Number: HFC:2020:108:L

Aerial view of Truro.

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The Lisbon Story poster

Year: 1949

Record Number: HFC:2021:036

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Lisbon Story, 1949.

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British Army service vehicles outside H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1944

Year: 1944

Record Number: HFC:2020:111:L

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Machine shop, H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. 1941

Year: 1941

Record Number: HFC:2020:110:L

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Truro and Cathedral, Cornwall, UK, 1946 (b/w photo)

Year: 1946

Record Number: HFC:2020:108:L

Aerial view of Truro.

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The Lisbon Story poster

Year: 1949

Record Number: HFC:2021:036

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Lisbon Story, 1949.

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British Army service vehicles outside H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1944

Year: 1944

Record Number: HFC:2020:111:L

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Machine shop, H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. 1941

Year: 1941

Record Number: HFC:2020:110:L

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Truro and Cathedral, Cornwall, UK, 1946 (b/w photo)

Year: 1946

Record Number: HFC:2020:108:L

Aerial view of Truro.

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British Army service vehicles outside H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1944

Year: 1944

Record Number: HFC:2020:111:L

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The Lisbon Story poster

Year: 1949

Record Number: HFC:2021:036

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Lisbon Story, 1949.

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Machine shop, H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. 1941

Year: 1941

Record Number: HFC:2020:110:L

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A chorus line up, 1958

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:14

A line up of the female chorus in full costume against the dressed set of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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Maternity Fashion Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:18

An advertisement inside a programme for the musical Finian's Rainbow.

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Rollerskating Rink at City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:139

During the mid-20th Century, the hall was used as a rollerskating rink for periods of time in an effort to diversify the offering for young people spending time in the city.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (1)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:1

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Programme cover for Carousel at City Hall

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:15

An illustrated front cover for the programme produced for the 1958 production of Carousel at City Hall.

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Jack & The Beanstalk poster

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:124

Full-colour poster advertising the well-loved pantomime, Jack & The Beanstalk. The pantomime was an annual event at City Hall and was frequently accompanied by numerous acts. During this pantomime, this included a corps de ballet and a group of ice-dancers, The Luzerne Skaters.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (4)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:10

A gathering of the male chorus on stage in Carousel, produced by Mavis Ward for TAODS, 1958.

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Dancing at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:5

Dancing at the annual party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Father Christmas at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:6

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Advertisement for Doctor At Sea

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:19

An advertisement for a future production at City Hall.

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Close up of Regent Theatre handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:129

A close up detail of a collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre. City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market, Civic Rooms and County Theatre.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (2)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:8

A wedding scene from Carousel, performed at City Hall by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, 1958.

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Summer Show handbill, City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:125

A longform handbill, advertising the myriad variety acts performing as part of the two week Summer Show at City Hall (year unknown).

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Presentation Gravyboat

Year: 1956

Record Number: HFC:2019:84

A presentation gravyboat presented to Truro Corporation by Dr Mabel Andrews, Truro Mayor 1965-66.

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Dancers On Stage

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:144

A group of dancers on stage at City Hall, c. 1955-65. The dancers were part of the ensemble who performed with Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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The Sensational Hypnotist

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2021:177

City Hall handbill from a 1955 performance by John Brendan, The Sensational Hypnotist

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The Ascension of Queen Elizabeth II

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2019:2

A photograph of The Mayor of Truro (Mr H. Trewhella) reading the official Proclamation of the Queen's accession outside the Town Hall, 6th February 1952

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Radio Times, February 1955

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2020:116

A Radio Times from 6th February 1955 detailing a musical programme exploring the music of City Hall and Public Rooms.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (2)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:2

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Carousel Programme Lead Page

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:16

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Roberts, Country Drapers Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:21

Programme advertisement for Roberts Country Drapers, a Truro company,1958.

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Robert Moreton at City Hall

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2020:128

Another act performing on stage at City Hall post-WII.

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Carousel Foreword

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:17

Carousel programme foreword by The President of TAODS for the 1958 production by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Flower Show at City Hall, 1959

Year: 1959

Record Number: HFC:2020:119

A view of city hall, bedecked with floral decorations and compositions, ready for judging as part of the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (1)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:7

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (4)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:4

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (3)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:9

A fine example of a hand-painted backdrop, commonly used in musical productions in the mid-20th Century. This backdrop was rented for use in the production of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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Finian's Rainbow - Producer's Notes

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:20

A foreword address by the Producer, Mavis Ward and Makeup Artist, Jules Marten working on the first production of Finian's Rainbow in Cornwall.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (3)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:3

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Farm Industries Limited; Truro's Specialist Garden Shop

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:22

Progamme advertisement for Farm Industries Limited, a large garden shop formerly on Truro's Lemon Street.

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Dick Whittington & His Cat poster

Year: 1952

Record Number: HFC:2020:123

Poster advertising the run of pantomime, Dick Whittington, performed on stage at City Hall between 7-14th January 1952 featuring actress Elsie Winsor. The pantomime was accompanied by a full orchestra and corps de ballet.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (5)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:11

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Carousel at City Hall, 1967.

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A collection of handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:126

A collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre

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Truro General Post Office Ball at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:4

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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A chorus line up, 1958

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:14

A line up of the female chorus in full costume against the dressed set of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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Maternity Fashion Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:18

An advertisement inside a programme for the musical Finian's Rainbow.

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Rollerskating Rink at City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:139

During the mid-20th Century, the hall was used as a rollerskating rink for periods of time in an effort to diversify the offering for young people spending time in the city.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (1)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:1

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Programme cover for Carousel at City Hall

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:15

An illustrated front cover for the programme produced for the 1958 production of Carousel at City Hall.

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Jack & The Beanstalk poster

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:124

Full-colour poster advertising the well-loved pantomime, Jack & The Beanstalk. The pantomime was an annual event at City Hall and was frequently accompanied by numerous acts. During this pantomime, this included a corps de ballet and a group of ice-dancers, The Luzerne Skaters.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (4)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:10

A gathering of the male chorus on stage in Carousel, produced by Mavis Ward for TAODS, 1958.

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Dancing at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:5

Dancing at the annual party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Father Christmas at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:6

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Advertisement for Doctor At Sea

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:19

An advertisement for a future production at City Hall.

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Close up of Regent Theatre handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:129

A close up detail of a collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre. City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market, Civic Rooms and County Theatre.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (2)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:8

A wedding scene from Carousel, performed at City Hall by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, 1958.

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Summer Show handbill, City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:125

A longform handbill, advertising the myriad variety acts performing as part of the two week Summer Show at City Hall (year unknown).

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Presentation Gravyboat

Year: 1956

Record Number: HFC:2019:84

A presentation gravyboat presented to Truro Corporation by Dr Mabel Andrews, Truro Mayor 1965-66.

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Dancers On Stage

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:144

A group of dancers on stage at City Hall, c. 1955-65. The dancers were part of the ensemble who performed with Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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The Sensational Hypnotist

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2021:177

City Hall handbill from a 1955 performance by John Brendan, The Sensational Hypnotist

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The Ascension of Queen Elizabeth II

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2019:2

A photograph of The Mayor of Truro (Mr H. Trewhella) reading the official Proclamation of the Queen's accession outside the Town Hall, 6th February 1952

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Radio Times, February 1955

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2020:116

A Radio Times from 6th February 1955 detailing a musical programme exploring the music of City Hall and Public Rooms.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (2)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:2

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Carousel Programme Lead Page

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:16

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Roberts, Country Drapers Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:21

Programme advertisement for Roberts Country Drapers, a Truro company,1958.

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Robert Moreton at City Hall

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2020:128

Another act performing on stage at City Hall post-WII.

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Carousel Foreword

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:17

Carousel programme foreword by The President of TAODS for the 1958 production by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Flower Show at City Hall, 1959

Year: 1959

Record Number: HFC:2020:119

A view of city hall, bedecked with floral decorations and compositions, ready for judging as part of the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (1)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:7

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (4)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:4

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (3)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:9

A fine example of a hand-painted backdrop, commonly used in musical productions in the mid-20th Century. This backdrop was rented for use in the production of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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Finian's Rainbow - Producer's Notes

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:20

A foreword address by the Producer, Mavis Ward and Makeup Artist, Jules Marten working on the first production of Finian's Rainbow in Cornwall.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (3)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:3

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Farm Industries Limited; Truro's Specialist Garden Shop

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:22

Progamme advertisement for Farm Industries Limited, a large garden shop formerly on Truro's Lemon Street.

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Dick Whittington & His Cat poster

Year: 1952

Record Number: HFC:2020:123

Poster advertising the run of pantomime, Dick Whittington, performed on stage at City Hall between 7-14th January 1952 featuring actress Elsie Winsor. The pantomime was accompanied by a full orchestra and corps de ballet.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (5)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:11

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Carousel at City Hall, 1967.

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A collection of handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:126

A collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre

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Truro General Post Office Ball at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:4

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (3)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:9

A fine example of a hand-painted backdrop, commonly used in musical productions in the mid-20th Century. This backdrop was rented for use in the production of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (5)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:11

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Carousel at City Hall, 1967.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (2)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:8

A wedding scene from Carousel, performed at City Hall by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, 1958.

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Summer Show handbill, City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:125

A longform handbill, advertising the myriad variety acts performing as part of the two week Summer Show at City Hall (year unknown).

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Roberts, Country Drapers Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:21

Programme advertisement for Roberts Country Drapers, a Truro company,1958.

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Father Christmas at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:6

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Flower Show at City Hall, 1959

Year: 1959

Record Number: HFC:2020:119

A view of city hall, bedecked with floral decorations and compositions, ready for judging as part of the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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Robert Moreton at City Hall

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2020:128

Another act performing on stage at City Hall post-WII.

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Rollerskating Rink at City Hall

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:139

During the mid-20th Century, the hall was used as a rollerskating rink for periods of time in an effort to diversify the offering for young people spending time in the city.

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Advertisement for Doctor At Sea

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:19

An advertisement for a future production at City Hall.

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Close up of Regent Theatre handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:129

A close up detail of a collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre. City Hall / Hall For Cornwall has been known by many different names during its history and Regent Truro is just one of them. Other examples include Regent Cinema, Town Hall, Truro Market, Civic Rooms and County Theatre.

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Maternity Fashion Advertisement

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:18

An advertisement inside a programme for the musical Finian's Rainbow.

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Dick Whittington & His Cat poster

Year: 1952

Record Number: HFC:2020:123

Poster advertising the run of pantomime, Dick Whittington, performed on stage at City Hall between 7-14th January 1952 featuring actress Elsie Winsor. The pantomime was accompanied by a full orchestra and corps de ballet.

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Finian's Rainbow - Producer's Notes

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:20

A foreword address by the Producer, Mavis Ward and Makeup Artist, Jules Marten working on the first production of Finian's Rainbow in Cornwall.

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The Ascension of Queen Elizabeth II

Year: 1953

Record Number: HFC:2019:2

A photograph of The Mayor of Truro (Mr H. Trewhella) reading the official Proclamation of the Queen's accession outside the Town Hall, 6th February 1952

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Dancers On Stage

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:144

A group of dancers on stage at City Hall, c. 1955-65. The dancers were part of the ensemble who performed with Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (2)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:2

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Presentation Gravyboat

Year: 1956

Record Number: HFC:2019:84

A presentation gravyboat presented to Truro Corporation by Dr Mabel Andrews, Truro Mayor 1965-66.

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A collection of handbills

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:126

A collection of handbills pasted together backstage at City Hall when it was known as the Regent Theatre

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (4)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:10

A gathering of the male chorus on stage in Carousel, produced by Mavis Ward for TAODS, 1958.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (3)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:3

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Truro General Post Office Ball at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:4

Annual Christmas party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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A scene from Carousel, 1958 (1)

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:7

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Programme cover for Carousel at City Hall

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:15

An illustrated front cover for the programme produced for the 1958 production of Carousel at City Hall.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (4)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:4

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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A chorus line up, 1958

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:14

A line up of the female chorus in full costume against the dressed set of Carousel at City Hall, 1958.

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A scene from Bless The Bride (1)

Year: 1951

Record Number: HFC:2020:1

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless The Bride at City Hall, c. 1951.

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Dancing at City Hall

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2019:5

Dancing at the annual party held for the children of staff at Truro's General Post Office, mid-1950s.

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Jack & The Beanstalk poster

Year: 1950

Record Number: HFC:2020:124

Full-colour poster advertising the well-loved pantomime, Jack & The Beanstalk. The pantomime was an annual event at City Hall and was frequently accompanied by numerous acts. During this pantomime, this included a corps de ballet and a group of ice-dancers, The Luzerne Skaters.

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The Sensational Hypnotist

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2021:177

City Hall handbill from a 1955 performance by John Brendan, The Sensational Hypnotist

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Radio Times, February 1955

Year: 1955

Record Number: HFC:2020:116

A Radio Times from 6th February 1955 detailing a musical programme exploring the music of City Hall and Public Rooms.

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Farm Industries Limited; Truro's Specialist Garden Shop

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:22

Progamme advertisement for Farm Industries Limited, a large garden shop formerly on Truro's Lemon Street.

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Carousel Programme Lead Page

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:16

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Carousel Foreword

Year: 1958

Record Number: HFC:2020:17

Carousel programme foreword by The President of TAODS for the 1958 production by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (1)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:26

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Fashion Show III

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:135

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:021

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble II

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:148

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Programme cover for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:28

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Programme frontispage for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:29

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Kismet musical performed at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:25

City Hall production of Kismet, produced by Truro Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 1961.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (2)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:018

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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Fashion Show I

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:133

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Fashion Show II

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:134

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:022

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Vera Ware

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2021:121

A photograph of Vera Ware from a performance of Finian's Rainbow at City Hall, 1964.

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Ticket stub for Goodnight Mrs. Puffin

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:123

An example of a ticket stub for the 1966 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin at City Hall.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:023

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble III

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:149

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother inspects the exhibits, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:118

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:024

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble IV

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:150

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Stage Set at City Hall

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:151

The hall configured for a fashion show, or a play with a walkway to the central stage area through the audience.

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Fools Rush In

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2021:004

A poster for the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society presentation of Fools Rush in, 1961.

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Fashion Show IV

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:136

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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A scene from Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:122

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966.

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Fashion Show at City Hall

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2020:152

A packed auditorium for a fashion show at City Hall.

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Programme cover for Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:119

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1965 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro.

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother admires the magnolias, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:117

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (2)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:27

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatice & Dramatic Society.

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Judging the Constance Spry Cup Competition at City Hall, 1961

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:120

Judges assess the floral table decorations, presented for contention in the annual Constance Spry memorial Competition.

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Carrington V.C

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2021:003

A poster advertising the 1962 production of Carrington V,C by Truro Amateur Operative & Dramatic Society.

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TAODS Ensemble I

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:147

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Guys & Dolls, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2020:6

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance ofGuys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Finian's Rainbow Programme cover

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:23

Front cover for Finian's Rainbow musical, performed at City Hall between 9-14th November 1964.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (1)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:017

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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A scene from The Busy Body, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:118

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Busy Body, 1967.

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Cast and Crew List, Finian's Rainbow

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:24

The programme for Finian's Rainbow details everyone involved in the production with exhaustive detail. From stage hands to ballet mistresses, programme sellers to orchestral secretaries, all are named in turn.

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Paint Your Wagon

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:146

Programme cover for the 1960 production of Paint Your Wagon, performed by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall.

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A scene from Doctor at Sea, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:120

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Doctor at Sea, 1965.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (1)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:26

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Fashion Show III

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:135

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:021

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble II

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:148

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Programme cover for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:28

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Programme frontispage for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:29

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Kismet musical performed at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:25

City Hall production of Kismet, produced by Truro Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 1961.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (2)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:018

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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Fashion Show I

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:133

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Fashion Show II

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:134

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:022

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Vera Ware

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2021:121

A photograph of Vera Ware from a performance of Finian's Rainbow at City Hall, 1964.

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Ticket stub for Goodnight Mrs. Puffin

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:123

An example of a ticket stub for the 1966 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin at City Hall.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:023

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble III

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:149

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother inspects the exhibits, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:118

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:024

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble IV

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:150

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Stage Set at City Hall

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:151

The hall configured for a fashion show, or a play with a walkway to the central stage area through the audience.

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Fools Rush In

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2021:004

A poster for the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society presentation of Fools Rush in, 1961.

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Fashion Show IV

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:136

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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A scene from Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:122

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966.

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Fashion Show at City Hall

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2020:152

A packed auditorium for a fashion show at City Hall.

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Programme cover for Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:119

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1965 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro.

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother admires the magnolias, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:117

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (2)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:27

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatice & Dramatic Society.

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Judging the Constance Spry Cup Competition at City Hall, 1961

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:120

Judges assess the floral table decorations, presented for contention in the annual Constance Spry memorial Competition.

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Carrington V.C

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2021:003

A poster advertising the 1962 production of Carrington V,C by Truro Amateur Operative & Dramatic Society.

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TAODS Ensemble I

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:147

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Guys & Dolls, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2020:6

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance ofGuys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Finian's Rainbow Programme cover

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:23

Front cover for Finian's Rainbow musical, performed at City Hall between 9-14th November 1964.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (1)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:017

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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A scene from The Busy Body, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:118

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Busy Body, 1967.

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Cast and Crew List, Finian's Rainbow

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:24

The programme for Finian's Rainbow details everyone involved in the production with exhaustive detail. From stage hands to ballet mistresses, programme sellers to orchestral secretaries, all are named in turn.

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Paint Your Wagon

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:146

Programme cover for the 1960 production of Paint Your Wagon, performed by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall.

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A scene from Doctor at Sea, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:120

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Doctor at Sea, 1965.

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TAODS Ensemble III

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:149

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Stage Set at City Hall

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:151

The hall configured for a fashion show, or a play with a walkway to the central stage area through the audience.

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TAODS Ensemble I

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:147

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Ticket stub for Goodnight Mrs. Puffin

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:123

An example of a ticket stub for the 1966 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin at City Hall.

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:021

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother inspects the exhibits, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:118

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (1)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:26

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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Programme cover for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:28

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (2)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:018

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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Vera Ware

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2021:121

A photograph of Vera Ware from a performance of Finian's Rainbow at City Hall, 1964.

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Judging the Constance Spry Cup Competition at City Hall, 1961

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:120

Judges assess the floral table decorations, presented for contention in the annual Constance Spry memorial Competition.

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Fashion Show III

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:135

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Programme cover for Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:119

The front cover of the programme produced for the 1965 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society production of Doctor at Sea at City Hall Truro.

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Fools Rush In

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2021:004

A poster for the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society presentation of Fools Rush in, 1961.

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Fashion Show II

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:134

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Fashion Show IV

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:136

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Programme frontispage for Kismet at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:29

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Carrington V.C

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2021:003

A poster advertising the 1962 production of Carrington V,C by Truro Amateur Operative & Dramatic Society.

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Paint Your Wagon

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:146

Programme cover for the 1960 production of Paint Your Wagon, performed by Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall.

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Kismet Foreword / TAODS 50th Anniversary (2)

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:27

Kismet was a production that coincided with the 50th anniversary of Truro Amateur Operatice & Dramatic Society.

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother admires the magnolias, 1962

Year: 1962

Record Number: HFC:2020:117

Photos documenting the 1962 visit of The Queen Mother to City Hall to visit the Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show.

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Guys & Dolls, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2020:6

A photo from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance ofGuys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Cast and Crew List, Finian's Rainbow

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:24

The programme for Finian's Rainbow details everyone involved in the production with exhaustive detail. From stage hands to ballet mistresses, programme sellers to orchestral secretaries, all are named in turn.

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A scene from The Busy Body, 1967

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:118

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of The Busy Body, 1967.

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A scene from Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:122

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Goodnight Mrs. Puffin, 1966.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:024

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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TAODS Ensemble II

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:148

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Fashion Show at City Hall

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2020:152

A packed auditorium for a fashion show at City Hall.

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Backstage at Guys & Dolls, 1967 (2)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:022

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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A scene from Vagabond King 1966 (1)

Year: 1966

Record Number: HFC:2021:017

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Vagabond King at City Hall, 1966.

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A scene from Doctor at Sea, 1965

Year: 1965

Record Number: HFC:2021:120

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Doctor at Sea, 1965.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls, 1967 (1)

Year: 1967

Record Number: HFC:2021:023

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1967.

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Fashion Show I

Year: 1968

Record Number: HFC:2020:133

Gillian Hall models in a charity fashion show held in City Hall, c.1960-75

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Kismet musical performed at City Hall

Year: 1961

Record Number: HFC:2020:25

City Hall production of Kismet, produced by Truro Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, 1961.

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Finian's Rainbow Programme cover

Year: 1964

Record Number: HFC:2020:23

Front cover for Finian's Rainbow musical, performed at City Hall between 9-14th November 1964.

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TAODS Ensemble IV

Year: 1960

Record Number: HFC:2020:150

Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society on stage at City Hall in an unknown production c. 1960 (possibly Showboat).

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Truro Streets

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:93

Black and white composite of photos taken on Truro streets, 1977.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (1)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:026

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Call Me Madam, 1972. The performance coincided with TAODS diamond jubilee.

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Calamity Jane Poster

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:031

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall Truro, 1975.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:035

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:020

A stage photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:033

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene My Fair Lady 1973 (2)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:030

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:019

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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Illustrated souvenir programme cover for Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:025

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1972 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society of Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro. The performance coincided with the T.A.O.D.S diamond jubilee.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (3)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:028

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:032

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:034

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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Centenary of conferment of the city of Truro

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:95

This commermorative cover was issued to celebrate 100 years of Truro posessing city status in 1977.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (2)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:027

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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A scene from My Fair Lady 1973 (1)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:029

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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Truro Streets

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:93

Black and white composite of photos taken on Truro streets, 1977.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (1)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:026

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Call Me Madam, 1972. The performance coincided with TAODS diamond jubilee.

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Calamity Jane Poster

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:031

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall Truro, 1975.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:035

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:020

A stage photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:033

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene My Fair Lady 1973 (2)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:030

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:019

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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Illustrated souvenir programme cover for Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:025

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1972 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society of Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro. The performance coincided with the T.A.O.D.S diamond jubilee.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (3)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:028

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:032

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:034

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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Centenary of conferment of the city of Truro

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:95

This commermorative cover was issued to celebrate 100 years of Truro posessing city status in 1977.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (2)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:027

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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A scene from My Fair Lady 1973 (1)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:029

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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Calamity Jane Poster

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:031

A poster advertising the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall Truro, 1975.

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A scene from Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:020

A stage photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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Truro Streets

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:93

Black and white composite of photos taken on Truro streets, 1977.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (3)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:028

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:035

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:032

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (2)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:027

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society diamond jubilee performance of Call Me Madam, 1972.

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Centenary of conferment of the city of Truro

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:95

This commermorative cover was issued to celebrate 100 years of Truro posessing city status in 1977.

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Illustrated souvenir programme cover for Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:025

The illustrated front cover of the souvenir programme produced for the 1972 Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society of Call Me Madam at City Hall Truro. The performance coincided with the T.A.O.D.S diamond jubilee.

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Robert and Elizabeth ensemble (1)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:034

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from My Fair Lady 1973 (1)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:029

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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A scene My Fair Lady 1973 (2)

Year: 1973

Record Number: HFC:2021:030

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1973.

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A scene from Robert and Elizabeth 1971 (2)

Year: 1971

Record Number: HFC:2021:033

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Robert and Elizabeth, 1971.

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A scene from Call Me Madam 1972 (1)

Year: 1972

Record Number: HFC:2021:026

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Call Me Madam, 1972. The performance coincided with TAODS diamond jubilee.

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Calamity Jane 1975

Year: 1975

Record Number: HFC:2021:019

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Calamity Jane at City Hall, 1975.

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Bless the Bride ensemble (2)

Year: 1983

Record Number: HFC:2021:039

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless the Bride, 1983.

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Political activity inside City Hall (aerial shot)

Year: 1983

Record Number: HFC:2019:13

Counting the electoral vote at City Hall, 1983.

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Victorious Penghaligon

Year: 1983

Record Number: HFC:2019:9

David Penhaligon waves to crowds of supporters outside City Hall, 1983.

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A scene from Kiss Me, Kate, 1988 (1)

Year: 1988

Record Number: HFC:2021:049

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Kiss Me, Kate, 1988.

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A scene from My Fair Lady, 1986 (3)

Year: 1986

Record Number: HFC:2021:061

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of My Fair Lady, 1986.

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A scene from Guys & Dolls 1987 (2)

Year: 1987

Record Number: HFC:2021:042

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Guys & Dolls at City Hall, 1987.

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A scene from Kismet 1988 (2)

Year: 1988

Record Number: HFC:2021:045

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Kisment, 1988.

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A scene from Kiss Me, Kate, 1988 (2)

Year: 1988

Record Number: HFC:2021:050

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Kiss Me, Kate, 1988.

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A scene from Kiss Me, Kate, 1988 (3)

Year: 1988

Record Number: HFC:2021:051

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Kiss Me, Kate, 1988.

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A scene from Music Man, 1985 (2)

Year: 1985

Record Number: HFC:2021:055

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Music Man, 1985.

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Revealing the winner

Year: 1983

Record Number: HFC:2019:10

Candidates receive confirmation of the vote, City Hall, 1983.

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Bless the Bride ensemble (1)

Year: 1983

Record Number: HFC:2021:038

A photograph from the Truro Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society performance of Bless the Bride, 1983.

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A scene from Kismet 1988 (3)

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