The Community Media Collection
The Community Media Collection will soon be available for consultation. It consists of the papers of Peter Lewis, from 1964-1998, mainly relating to community radio and television in the UK and worldwide; copies of Relay, a community radio magazine, 1981-1988; papers concerning the running of the Community Communications Group (COMCOM); printed material relating to radio broadcasting, including reports, publications, research and correspondence from the government, IBA (Independent Broadcasting Authority) and independent broadcasters and independent broadcasting organisations.
We are currently accessioning this collection and we also expect it to be added to in the near future.
Collection Information last updated Nov 2019
The Bristol Channel film archive is currently stored at the British Film Institute in London, and the administrative paper archive at the Bristol Record Office. In 2014, the Knowle West TV stock was digitized, from videotape to mp4 format. As well as being archived by KWMC, copies of digitised footage are held at the Bristol Record Office, alongside the paper archive. It is held under reference number 44659, and the full catalogue may be accessed online here.