Videos & Virtual Tour

Patricia Owtram’s Story

Produced by UCLAN student Matt Jenkinson

Let us share with you the incredible story of Patricia Outram, one of two sisters involved in Codebreaking during the Second World War.

Hinge of Fate – Patricia Owtram’s story from Lancaster City Council on Vimeo.


Living in Limbo: Refugees in Lancaster Past and Present

Produced by Global Link

Imagine removing yourself and your family from everything and everyone you know. This video is the story of Friedl Kienzl, told by Global Link staff and volunteers seeking sanctuary in Lancaster.


Eating for Victory

Members of the Duke’s Theatre try out real ration recipes from the second world war – see how they got on!


Evacuees: Seeking Safety in Lancaster

During Operation Pied Piper, millions of children were evacuated to smaller cities, towns, and the countryside. Many came to Lancaster.


Online Exhibition

This incredible exhibition can be accessed digitally. Follow this link for the virtual tour: Hinge Of Fate 2022