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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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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 & 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 & 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Truro Streets

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:93

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

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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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Truro Streets

Year: 1977

Record Number: HFC:2019:93

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

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Fleamarkets at City Hall

Year: 1980

Record Number: HFC:2020:138

Fleamarkets were a weekly event at City Hall for many years. For a small fee, stallholders could book their stand and sell their wares on a regular basis

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Fleamarkets at City Hall

Year: 1980

Record Number: HFC:2020:138

Fleamarkets were a weekly event at City Hall for many years. For a small fee, stallholders could book their stand and sell their wares on a regular basis

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Fleamarkets at City Hall

Year: 1980

Record Number: HFC:2020:138

Fleamarkets were a weekly event at City Hall for many years. For a small fee, stallholders could book their stand and sell their wares on a regular basis

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Hall For Cornwall

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2019:62

A drawing of Hall For Cornwall as viewed from Back Quay, Truro. Drawn not long after the opening of Hall For Cornwall.

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

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

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

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A music event at City Hall (4)

Year: 1993-94

Record Number: HFC:2021:327

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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A music event at City Hall (6)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:329

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

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

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Mr and Mrs Arbon and the Cornwall Youth Orchestra

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:286

A photograph of Mr and Mrs Arbon presenting a cheque to David Frost of the County Music Service after making the largest donation to date by an individual to the HfC appeal. Also pictured are the Cornwall Youth Orchestra who inspired their donation to the hall's refurbishment.

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

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

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

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A music event at City Hall (5)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:328

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

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

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Flea market stall layout

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:312

A sketch of the layout of stalls for the flea market held at City Hall on Saturday the 30th of March.

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

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

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

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

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A music event at City Hall (1)

Year: 1993

Record Number: HFC:2021:324

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

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

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

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

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

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

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

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

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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A music event at City Hall (2)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:325

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

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

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A music event at City Hall (3)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:326

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Hall For Cornwall

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2019:62

A drawing of Hall For Cornwall as viewed from Back Quay, Truro. Drawn not long after the opening of Hall For Cornwall.

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

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

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

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A music event at City Hall (4)

Year: 1993-94

Record Number: HFC:2021:327

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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A music event at City Hall (6)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:329

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

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

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Mr and Mrs Arbon and the Cornwall Youth Orchestra

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:286

A photograph of Mr and Mrs Arbon presenting a cheque to David Frost of the County Music Service after making the largest donation to date by an individual to the HfC appeal. Also pictured are the Cornwall Youth Orchestra who inspired their donation to the hall's refurbishment.

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

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

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

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A music event at City Hall (5)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:328

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

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

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Flea market stall layout

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:312

A sketch of the layout of stalls for the flea market held at City Hall on Saturday the 30th of March.

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

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

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

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

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A music event at City Hall (1)

Year: 1993

Record Number: HFC:2021:324

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

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

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

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

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

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

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

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

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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A music event at City Hall (2)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:325

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

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

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A music event at City Hall (3)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:326

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Inside City Hall 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:128

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Back Quay c. 1995-97

Year: 1995-97

Record Number: HFC:2021:310

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

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A music event at City Hall (1)

Year: 1993

Record Number: HFC:2021:324

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Hall for Cornwall, 1998

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2021:316

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

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A music event at City Hall (2)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:325

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:130

A photograph of the lighting control gantry at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (1)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:126

A photograph of City Hall's stage and auditorium

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Flea market stall layout

Year: 1990

Record Number: HFC:2021:312

A sketch of the layout of stalls for the flea market held at City Hall on Saturday the 30th of March.

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Inside City Hall 1995(4)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:129

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

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A music event at City Hall (5)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:328

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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City Hall backstage 1995 (3)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:132

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

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City Hall 1995

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:125

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

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City Hall hall stage

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:133

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

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Mr and Mrs Arbon and the Cornwall Youth Orchestra

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:286

A photograph of Mr and Mrs Arbon presenting a cheque to David Frost of the County Music Service after making the largest donation to date by an individual to the HfC appeal. Also pictured are the Cornwall Youth Orchestra who inspired their donation to the hall's refurbishment.

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Refurbishment of City Hall

Year: 1996

Record Number: HFC:2021:311

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

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A music event at City Hall (3)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:326

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Hall For Cornwall

Year: 1998

Record Number: HFC:2019:62

A drawing of Hall For Cornwall as viewed from Back Quay, Truro. Drawn not long after the opening of Hall For Cornwall.

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The old projection room at City Hall

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:134

A photograph of the old projection room at City Hall

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Inside City Hall 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:127

A photograph of City Hall's auditorium

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A music event at City Hall (4)

Year: 1993-94

Record Number: HFC:2021:327

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:33

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

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The Hall For Cornwall Appeal

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2020:35

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

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City Hall backstage 1995 (2)

Year: 1995

Record Number: HFC:2021:131

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

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

Year: 1994

Record Number: HFC:2020:34

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

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A music event at City Hall (6)

Year: 1993-4

Record Number: HFC:2021:329

A photograph from a music event at City Hall, c. 1993-94.

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Kernow Voice

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:151

A flyer for the Kernow Voice music workshops for young people at Hall for Cornwall, c. 2000s.

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Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:150

A flyer for the Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone, c. 2000s.

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Festival of Community Arts (1)

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:148

A flyer for the Hall for Cornwall Festival of Community Arts 'Kernow Bys Vyken' project.

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Kernow Voice

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:151

A flyer for the Kernow Voice music workshops for young people at Hall for Cornwall, c. 2000s.

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Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:150

A flyer for the Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone, c. 2000s.

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Festival of Community Arts (1)

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:148

A flyer for the Hall for Cornwall Festival of Community Arts 'Kernow Bys Vyken' project.

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Festival of Community Arts (1)

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:148

A flyer for the Hall for Cornwall Festival of Community Arts 'Kernow Bys Vyken' project.

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Kernow Voice

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:151

A flyer for the Kernow Voice music workshops for young people at Hall for Cornwall, c. 2000s.

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Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone

Year: 2000

Record Number: HFC:2021:150

A flyer for the Cornwall Youth Music Action Zone, c. 2000s.

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Postcard Memories - Resident Pigeons

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:72

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of when Pigeons took over a room in the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Pirate FM Cornwall's Most Wanted

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:71

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Postcard Memories - Beer Festivals

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:61

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the beer festivals

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Postcard Memories - The Rock Competition at the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:52

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. R Edwards recalls performing in a Rock Competition at the City Hall

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Memories From The Buyer & Seller of Unconsidered Trifles

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:86

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of buying and selling at the flea markets

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Animated Oral History 1: John McLaughlin

Year: 2018

Record Number: HFC:2020:104

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Postcard Memories - A Piano Recital

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:67

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the City Hall

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Memories of Courting at City Hall

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:80

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, Josie Hockings recalls courting at the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall & Hall for Cornwall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:68

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:59

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Mavis Mansell recalls her favourite memories of the City Hall

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Memories of Truro at War

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:83

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of Truro at War

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Memories of The First Dance

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:84

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of a first dance at the City Hall

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Memories of 'Bits & Pieces'

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:85

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of 'Bits & Pieces'

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Animated Oral History 3: Bryan Churcher

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:106

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Postcard Memories - Resident Pigeons

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:72

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of when Pigeons took over a room in the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Pirate FM Cornwall's Most Wanted

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:71

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Postcard Memories - Beer Festivals

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:61

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the beer festivals

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Postcard Memories - The Rock Competition at the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:52

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. R Edwards recalls performing in a Rock Competition at the City Hall

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Memories From The Buyer & Seller of Unconsidered Trifles

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:86

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of buying and selling at the flea markets

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Animated Oral History 1: John McLaughlin

Year: 2018

Record Number: HFC:2020:104

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Postcard Memories - A Piano Recital

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:67

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the City Hall

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Memories of Courting at City Hall

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:80

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, Josie Hockings recalls courting at the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall & Hall for Cornwall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:68

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:59

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Mavis Mansell recalls her favourite memories of the City Hall

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Memories of Truro at War

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:83

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of Truro at War

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Memories of The First Dance

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:84

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of a first dance at the City Hall

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Memories of 'Bits & Pieces'

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:85

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of 'Bits & Pieces'

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Animated Oral History 3: Bryan Churcher

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:106

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Animated Oral History 3: Bryan Churcher

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:106

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:59

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Mavis Mansell recalls her favourite memories of the City Hall

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Memories of Courting at City Hall

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:80

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, Josie Hockings recalls courting at the City Hall

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Memories of The First Dance

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:84

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of a first dance at the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Resident Pigeons

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:72

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of when Pigeons took over a room in the City Hall

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Postcard Memories - Pirate FM Cornwall's Most Wanted

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:71

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Memories of 'Bits & Pieces'

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:85

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of 'Bits & Pieces'

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Postcard Memories - Beer Festivals

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:61

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the beer festivals

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Postcard Memories - Favourite Memories of the City Hall & Hall for Cornwall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:68

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. Favourite memories of the City Hall and Hall for Cornwall

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Postcard Memories - The Rock Competition at the City Hall

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:52

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. R Edwards recalls performing in a Rock Competition at the City Hall

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Memories of Truro at War

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:83

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of Truro at War

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Memories From The Buyer & Seller of Unconsidered Trifles

Year: 2019

Record Number: HFC:2020:86

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Storytelling event in 2019 in collaboration with KEAP and The Story Republic. These memories were collected from Malabar over 50s social group, and the Rosedale talking café, and were written up into stories by Wyl Menmuir. Here, a memory of buying and selling at the flea markets

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Animated Oral History 1: John McLaughlin

Year: 2018

Record Number: HFC:2020:104

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Postcard Memories - A Piano Recital

Year: 2017

Record Number: HFC:2020:67

A memory collected during the Hall for Cornwall's Revealing City Hall project, where memories were recorded on postcards. A memory of the City Hall

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Animated Oral History 2: Roger Heayn

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:105

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Animated Oral History 2: Roger Heayn

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:105

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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Animated Oral History 2: Roger Heayn

Year: 2020

Record Number: HFC:2020:105

Animated oral history made in collaboration with Storylines.

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