South West Image Bank

South West Image Bank
25 The Parade Barbican




01752 665445

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The South West Image Bank (SWiB) is a community based specialist photography archive managed by our Archivist, and a full time Outreach Officer. SWiB is supported by a team of volunteers who undertake cataloguing and digitisation of the unique photographic archives deposited by members of the public, photographers and local businesses.
We currently hold 167 unique collections from the 1870s to the present day, forming the largest body of photographic records in the region. SWiB also houses a gallery, shop and research suite designed to accommodate all audiences from school groups to academic researchers.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Archive, Library, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm and alternate Saturdays from Janurary 2012 (please contact us for more information on Saturday opening.)

Admission charges

We do not charge an entry fee, although some requests for searches and other events may incurr a small charge. (Please contact us for more information.)
No booking is required.