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05 Our Story

The on-line catalogue for the Photography Exhibition is available by clicking on the above panel. The catalogue is segmented into main categories.  Each category link will reveal a subset of categories listing the photographs available.

Alternatively, it is intended that the search facility in the top pane can be utilised soon.

Please visit this exhibition regularly as more images are constantly being added.

The on-line catalogue for the Audio-Visual Archive is available by clicking on the above panel.

Alternatively, it is intended that the search facility in the top pane can be utilised soon.

Please visit this archive regularly as more cine or video footage becomes available.

Please note that some links are external over which the Newhaven Heritage Centre has no control.

The on-line catalogue for the Audio Archive is available by clicking on the above panel. The catalogue is segmented into main topics.  Each topic will reveal a subset of categories listing the soundtracks available.  In addition each soundtrack has a link to its transcription.

Alternatively, it is intended that the search facility in the top pane can be utilised soon.

Interviews continue to be recorded and transcribed.

The on-line catalogue for the Exhibition of Artefacts is available by clicking on the above panel.  The catalogue is segmented into main categories.  Each category link will reveal a subset of categories listing the photographs of each item available along with its description.

Alternatively, it is intended that the search facility in the top pane can be utilised soon.

Please visit this archive regularly as more artefacts become available.

01 Galleries

02 Video & Cine

Newhaven, founded in 1505 by King James IV for the building of the Great Michael, is a unique fishing village on the coast of the Forth, proud of its traditions, culture and history. Its hard-working and insular people developed a reliance on each other and, thanks to the Free Fishermen’s Society, a social cohesion that stood them in good stead throigh good times and bad.

Read the people’s history on pages accessed through
the above panel.