Photography

Rack ’em up: Bristol’s bustling pub pool culture in pictures

In this photo essay, the Cable captures the unique spirit of amateur pool at a series of boozers in pockets of the city where the pub sport culture has been alive and well for decades.

From dubious mermaids to harsh prison conditions: how Fred Little documented Bristol a century ago

‘A safe space to be shit at sport’

Image of young people on the streets of St Pauls Carnival in 1985 (credit: Andy 'Beezer' Beese)

Features

‘Crazy summers, days of rage’: how Beezer’s camera immortalised 1980s Bristol

Long before the ‘Bristol sound’ label was applied to the potent sonic brew bubbling from the city in the 90s, Andy ‘Beezer’ Beese moved with the bass-heavy beats of the 80s to photograph the era's pulses, parties and protests.

Photography

St Anne’s: in the block and woods

Photography

An ode to Bristol’s boozers before coronavirus

Photos: Shutting down Broadmead to protest the environmental impact of fast fashion

On Saturday, hundreds of people took part in a protest in Bristol city centre organised by Extinction Rebellion to raise awareness of the environmental costs of the fashion industry.

Photoessay: Feeding the people we love

Be it bottle, breast or both, photographer Esther May Campbells’ arresting portraits shatter the stigma to show the beauty of parents feeding their loved ones in Bristol.

City were on a high, but which way will the Robins fly?

Striking photos from the stands at Ashton Gate and a few words from a diehard Robins fan.

“We invite you to join us”: Activists occupy Cheltenham Road library

Domestic violence campaigners have occupied the historic Cheltenham Road Library to protest a lack of social housing.

A hard day’s night

It’s not just the tooth fairy working hard all night – Britain’s three million (and counting) night workers are too. Documented here are just a few members of Bristol’s nocturnal workforce: people who keep the city humming along while the rest of us are tucked up in bed or enjoying a long evening...

Photos: occupied and abandoned- buildings in the city

Bristol 2014: Political and economic changes have transformed industry, buildings and ultimately the people who live and work in this city. As we look around we find...