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Outside the Box

Dec 19, 2022

Project Archivist, Alex Cowan, gives us an overview of the disability arts movement and how the archive tells the stories of the inspirational people who have been involved in it over the years.

You can find out more about those people and their stories here

The archive can be visited by...

Dec 12, 2022

If you thought that live streaming theatre performances came in with the internet then you are in for a surprise! Natasha Kitcher has been researching the Electrophone – the first UK based theatre (and church service) streaming device from the late 19th century. Its history is kept in the BT archive and Anne...

Dec 3, 2022

JoJo Kirtley, Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Workie Ticket Theatre tells the story of how, over the course of several lockdowns she worked with the communities of North Tyneside to ensure that their voices and their stories of the COVID-19 pandemic would be part of the future history of our times. Listen in to...

Outside the Box - Podcast

Dec 2, 2022

We explore a wide variety of archives and the wonders they contain and talk to the people who work in them and with them.


Podcast introduction

A new initiative from Explore Your Archive and the Archives and Records Association. Launched on 02/12/22.

Also available on Libsyn

Our first...

Nov 28, 2022

A podcast about archives and the wonders they contain coming this Friday.

Join us this Friday, December 2nd  2022, for our first episode as Zoe Reid, Keeper of the National Archives in Ireland, tells the story of how the Public Record Office was destroyed in 1922, and how one hundred years later the Virtual...