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Explore Your Archive is an Archives and Records Association platform to encourage everyone to visit, use, celebrate and be inspired by archives in the UK & Ireland.


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We promote the stories unveiled from UK & Ireland archives

The Darker Side of the Ferguson Collection: Part Two

A world of scientific experimentation into the supernatural and what makes an “eerie” tale.

Bishopsgate Institute Special Collections and Archives

You will find there the records of poets, sports people, dancers, artists, clubbers and anyone who wishes to document their life. 

Highland Archive Centre

A look at the Christmas and Hogmanay traditions taking place in the Scottish Highlands

Letting Traditions Grow 

The Christmas festivities at John Lewis have always played a big part.

The Johnstone Twins: A Tale of Festive Illustrations 

Looking at the timeless collaborative illustration work of twin sisters Anne and Janet Johnstone

Pretty Paper – a history of Christmas cards at the Postal Museum archives             

The wonderful journey of the cherished British Christmas card.

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