Our digital collections - The Barbara Owen Digital Archive

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Our digital archive is named in memory of our late, great chairman, Barbara Owen MBE.

We have several collections in the Barbara Owen digital archive - of images, audio and video recordings on our YouTube channel - and of course of 'things' and documents. We're working on our digital catalogues now - it will take some time, but they'll be here as soon as we can do that work. But in the museum we can show you many of the videos of the last several years of our story.

And you can find some of our photo archive here . It has both recent and older (some old) images: but we've been digitising a large number of the slides and other images from our collection, and a selection will be made available here.

And our digital interactive display, the Kiosk, is providing much more information in the museum. You can select and find out about pretty well whatever we've been able to digitise: images, video, audio, copies of documents... and much more besides, are all coming. Most of what's there now are local photographs, with an increasing set of audio material as well.

But not all are old. History is being made, and recorded, now. We're delighted to have teamed up with the local photographer Deborah Young, and have a growing collection of her work in recording how the area looks now. Come and enjoy what she's seen. History doesn't have to be old!

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