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Captain Scott’s Gramophone

When Captain Robert Falcon Scott embarked upon the Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica and the south Pole in 1910 he took with him two HMV ‘Monarch Gramophones’, loaned by The Gramophone Company, and several hundred 78rpm shellac discs specifically chosen to boost the team’s morale. At the time of the expedition The Gramophone Company was […]

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EMI Archive Trust “Made in Hayes” Exhibition

The Old Vinyl Factory is a new development based on the old “His Masters Voice” EMI factory site in Hayes. The newly converted office blocks currently host the ‘Made in Hayes’ exhibition about the heritage of the site and its roots in vinyl production. The EMI Group Archive Trust worked in collaboration with Cathedral Group […]

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