In October 2016, we launched Butlin's official history book. During the time the book was being put together, our team spent a lot of time looking at our archive and talking about what it felt like to be a part of the archive team who have brought our history to life.
From the dusty depth of an office filing cabinet to the spotlights at the History of Advertising Trust, our archive has grown extensively in over 25 years, and boy are we proud!
Not only does our ongoing archive work allow us to discover hundreds of the amazing items and memories from our past, but more so, it means we can use this knowledge to evolve the Butlin’s future.
To honour the work that’s gone, and still goes, into building our archive, we sat down with Mr Roger Billington, Head of Butlin’s Archive, to find out about his time at Butlin’s and what it’s really like to work with our history…