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Perfect Christmas gift

Looking for a Christmas gift for a Torquay history lover? A subscription to “History matters” might be just the thing!!! Message us to arrange the gift.

Spring Magazine out now

The 2018 Spring Edition  of History Matters is out now. Read about the celebrations to end World War 1  and the efforts of Harold Rosser on the Western Front. The …

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Torquay Museum Without Walls is approaching its third birthday. Over the three years we believe we have provided wonderful access to the Torquay district history. We have done this through …

Gilbert Street, Torquay, House, Anderson

Torquay – Fun in the Sun

Stone family home movie of summer holidays in Torquay. Their house was located in Gilbert Street where IGA is now. Originally living in the old Anderson house, they later built …

Gilbert Street

Gilbert Street has been the heart of our village for 120 years and I cant help but wonder if our founding fathers ever thought the village would grow as it has, or that the centre of our town would come under such pressure. Some of …

1956 Miss Torquay

Beach beauty competitions reached a peak of popularity in the 1950s and 1960s. Girls and women of all ages were photographed on the beach which was published in the paper …

Summer Magazine out now

Summer Edition of “History Matters” is out today available at Torquay Newsagent. This is the 8th edition of our mag and we thank all those who have supported us in …