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People's History

Stokes Croft Riots: 10 years on

Key changes being made to the Stokes Croft Tesco in 2021 mean the story is as relevant, and murky, as it ever was, says Eliz Mizon. What led to the ‘Stokes Croft riots’ ten years ago?

The tragic story of Hannah Wiltshire and a Bedminster Workhouse resonates today

Bristol History Podcast // Concorde

Bristol History Podcast

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

Bristol History Podcast // Lucienne Boyce on History and Historical Fiction

Bristol History Podcast

Bristol History Podcast // Bristol Zoo

Why you should know about Bristol’s great Hindu reformer

One of Arnos Vale’s most distinctive tombs commemorates a remarkable man

Power through art: Michele Curtis

Sitting by the harbourside up and coming portrait artist Michele Curtis talks art, politics and ambition.

Can We Move Beyond Black History Month?

Storyteller from South Africa challenges the limits of this yearly event and speaks to local actors proposing initiatives to expand learning about global cultures