Bristol History Podcast: Natural History of the West Country
This week I met with Joe McSorley of the Avon Wildlife Trust to discuss the natural history of the West Country – from the earliest...
Bristol History Podcast: Bristol University and its Historians
This week I met with Dr. John Reeks to discuss Bristol University and its historians. The university was founded in 1909 and dominates much of...
Bristol History Podcast: Bristol’s Overseas Trade
Bristol was born as a trading hub. We look at the history of the city's overseas trade, from its foundation to present day.
Bristol History Podcast // ‘Out of the Comfort Zone: From Bristol to Massive Attack.’
This week I met with author and journalist Melissa Chemam to discuss her book 'Out of the Comfort Zone: From Bristol to Massive Attack.'
Bristol History Podcast // Concorde
This week I met with Dr. Keith McLoughlin of Bristol University to discuss the remarkable story of Concorde - the first supersonic passenger aircraft.
Bristol History Podcast // Benjamin Dickson in Conversation
Author on his graphic novel about a family struggling to come to terms with life following the end of the Second World War.
Bristol History Podcast // Bristol Rugby Club
Bristol Bears' historian Mark Hoskins talks Bristol Rugby - the club's origins in the late-Victorian era, its community role during the World Wars and the professional age.
Bristol History Podcast // Bristol’s Public Memory of Slavery
This week I met with Dr. Jessica Moody of Bristol University to discuss the ways in which Bristol has publicly addressed its involvement in the...
Bristol History Podcast // Mike Manson in Conversation
This week I met with author, historian and one man Bristolian institution: Mike Manson. In a whistle-stop tour through his literary career we discussed the...
Bristol History Podcast // Being Brunel – A Bristol icon
Being Brunel is one of Bristol's newest and most innovative museums that attempts to get behind the myth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the country's most famous engineers.
Bristol History Podcast // Bristol and the Civil War
The English Civil War is often reduced to a stereotype of haughty Cavaliers and humourless Roundheads. Yet in reality it was was one of the...
Bristol History Podcast // Lucienne Boyce on History and Historical Fiction
This week Tom Brothwell meets with acclaimed historian and historical fiction writer, Lucienne Boyce. They discuss the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Bristol,...