st. pauls carnival

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.

Carnival returns to St Pauls, with a homage to its heritage

St Pauls Carnival to return next year…but not all is well

Ideas and Action

St Pauls’ Carnival set to return next summer

In a sign of brighter days to come, community organisers have announced the revival of the St Paul’s Carnival for the 1st July 2017.

Voices

Talking St Pauls Carnival: from words to action

Voices

Elimination never, elevation now!

A people’s history of St Pauls

St Pauls is a famous neighbourhood. But newcomers to Bristol are most likely to have heard of it for one of two reasons.