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History Group volunteer interviews Mike Cook, the first English disabled swimmer to swim the channel

photo Alison Kershaw


These include short interviews and longer oral histories. They cover a wide range of people and experiences of Victoria Baths, such as learning to swim with a school group to training for Olympic competitions, channel swimmers to working as a swimming attendant, swimming club committee members to meeting future partner at a dance.

If you have memories of Victoria Baths, or other baths and wash-houses, you can use the Memories Form in the Downloads section below (contact details on the bottom of the form).




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