1957: The Fiesta Club Launches

In 1957 The Florrie launched a social room/night called The Fiesta Club and for the first time girls were allowed to attend.

1894: SmallPox Outbreak at The Florrie

An outbreak of smallpox in the building led to the closure of the Institute for two months whilst it was thoroughly disinfected, cleaned and re-painted.

The Florrie Digital Archive Goes Live!

We are excited to announce the launch of The Florrie Digital Archive. We have a rich collection of written histories, photographs, film and audio for you to explore.