Today marks 21 years since the 1997 devolution referendum and looking through the archive we came across this leaflet which detailed the result of the vote in different regions across Scotland. This leaflet was published by the Campaign for a Scottish Parliament who campaigned for a vote to support the establishment of a Scottish parliament, […]
The archive is always actively collecting photographs to document political life in Scotland. The photo below was taken in Glasgow a couple of weeks at the protest against Trump’s visit to Scotland. However, we can’t be everywhere and need your help to get an overall view of political campaigning in Scotland. If you are going […]
Working for the archive often means we are out and about documenting political activity in Scotland. On the 23rd June we went out on a very sunny day to photograph the March for Independence and alongside an estimated 8,000 marchers we walked the two miles from King’s Park in Stirling to Bannockburn. The march was organised […]
Coventry ’80 was an event organised by the citizens of Coventry to commemorate the blitz of the city on 14th November 1940. Pride in our Past, Faith in Our Future aimed to remember the city’s destruction with sorrow for the losses and thankfulness for its resurrection but also to look to the future with […]
We are always out and about collecting photographs and leaflets at current events. Last weekend we were at Processions 2018. Processions was a mass participation artwork to celebrate one hundred years of votes for women. In 1918, the Representation of the People Act gave the first British women the right to vote and stand for […]
We are always collecting material and recently were donated a pile of Yes for IndyRef2 postcards from a campaigner in Stirling including this postcard below. If you do come across IndyRef2 campaign material please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org We will be delighted to discuss any donations with you.