An Air Crash and the Picture House.

Allanna Brough, Archive

Last week I was working on research for two different Blog articles but I was waiting to hear back from…

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A First Class Picture House and Mr. Fullarton.

Allanna Brough, Archive

All the biographies for the original shareholders of the Picture House are complete. We know who these people were and…

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100 Years Ago … A Picture House Shareholder Becomes a Hero !

Archive, Norman Mowatt

Our attention was recently drawn to the “From Our Files” Feature in the Campbeltown Courier of 28thJuly 2017. After reading…

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When the Big Tin Box was Opened We Found People and Stories

Archive, Norman Mowatt

The Raiders of the Lost Archive project started to come to life for me when Robin came to speak for…

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Picture House Memories, American Serials, Charlie Chaplin and The Vampire

Archive, Norman Mowatt

One of the sources of information we have been using in conjunction with documents and other materials found in the…

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Greenlees, Golf and Serendipity.

Allanna Brough, Archive

Serendipity means a fortunate happenstance or pleasant surprise. Finding this photograph was both! This is from The Campbeltown Courier 1884 and…

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Charles William Trevatt: first-generation cinematographer.

Archive, Jan Silver

Initially, all we had was the above 1913 baptism record for the daughter of one Charles William Lovatt and his…

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Finding Ritchie Greig – Pianist of the Picture House (a preview)

Archive, David O McEwan

The recent refurbishment of the Picture House rekindled my interest in Adam Ritchie Greig, sometime pianist there in the days…

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Fascinating Characters and Biographies.

Archive, Norman Mowatt

              From the first moments we started looking through the Picture House archive it…

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Bombing Raids, Dive-Ins & Bunnets: Getting the Conversation Started

Archive

n order to reveal the meaning of heritage, you have to engage with the community that surrounds it. Last week…

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