The Archives of

British Pathé

British Pathé, established in 1902, is one of the oldest media companies in the world. They have a remarkable newsreel archive, consisting of some 17,000 clips featuring the stories of Londoners living their everyday lives in an ever-changing world. It not only covers the big news stories, but it documents social history in a way that is both intimate and revelatory. Of course, we’re loving the films that feature Soho. It all seems so innocent – a time when you could say ‘that’s Soho, where you meet someone different ever few yards’ and not mean you’d have to be glued to an app…

It’s all available to watch online here: www.britishpathe.com

Graphic Designer Balans Soho Society
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