Share your experiences and memories to the COVID-19 Memory Bank

We are launching a call out for people to share their experiences and memories of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Covid-19 outbreak is undoubtedly a landmark moment in human history and we are keen to capture information about what happened locally to inform future generations.

People are encouraged to send in messages of goodwill they have received from neighbours, rainbow pictures they have drawn, messages of thanks they have left for key workers, diary entries the may have made during lockdown, video blogs, pictures, video footage, poems, songs or artwork.

The subject can be anything from how people felt during this time to the way the community pulled together, the weekly clap for our carers event, response of key workers on the frontline and the challenges or joys of home schooling. If you wish to do so, you may also upload photos and memories of loved ones you have lost due to the virus.

Information can be uploaded at  to the COVID-19 Memory Bank. When uploading videos or pictures people will need to make sure they have the right permissions to do so.

How to share

There is currently no deadline for when submissions can be made as the pandemic still has some way to run before it is officially over.

  • The information will be used at a future date to form the basis of community artworks, public exhibitions, local history projects etc.
  • You may upload up to 10 items at any one time
  • Photos should be no more than 10mb in size
  • Videos should be no more than 50mb in size. If you have a larger video size than this you would like to upload then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details of how to send them to us.