Category Archive: Enhancing Know Your Place

Know Your Bristol On The Move: The Book

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Here’s a booklet to complement the blogposts and the videos, the exhibitions, memories of street parties, radio broadcasts, film shows and social media exchanges. Capturing all this activity, talk, and creativity, is no… Read More

Vaughan postcard exhibition now on

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The Vaughan postcard exhibition is now on in the foyer of the Bristol Record Office. The exhibition displays and celebrates the volunteer work carried out for this strand of Know Your Bristol On… Read More

Video Blog 19: Know Your Greenbank

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At the beginning of February, the Know Your Bristol team visited the Greenbank Hotel in Easton to explore a different kind of history, “not written about in books”.   The University Of Bristol team… Read More

Video Blog 18: KYB Family History Day at St Mary Redcliffe School

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In February, students from St Mary Redcliffe CE School brought in photos and artefacts for digitising and uploading to the Map Your Bristol website.  Amongst the booty discovered were the employment papers of… Read More

2,000 postcards and counting: no end date for the project

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The Vaughan Postcard project, where Roy Vaughan’s collection of Bristol postcards are researched and uploaded to the Know Your Place website, has now exceeded 2,000 entries. And although the University’s involvement in the… Read More

Video Blog 17: A ‘How-To’ for Know Your Place

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A handy ‘How-To’ guide for using Know Your Place…

Vaughan Postcards closing in on 2000 submissions to Know Your Place

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The Vaughan Postcard project now has 1751 postcards on the project’s dedicated layer on Know Your Place. The phenomenal progress is due entirely to our community volunteers who are researching the postcard collection… Read More

Vaughan Postcard volunteers: Christmas closing dates

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Vaughan Postcard volunteers, please note that we will not be running our usual Tuesday sessions at the Bristol Record Office on the following dates: 23 December 2014 30 December 2014 20 January 2015… Read More

Video Blog 16: Watching KWTV

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Knowle West TV was part of Bristol Channel, Peter Lewis’s pioneering community cable TV experiment from the early 1970s. It aimed to democratise media production and worked with Rediffusion, at the time the… Read More

Video Blog 15: St Katherine’s World War One project

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Year 7 pupils from St Katherine’s School visited M Shed, Bristol Record Office and Bristol University to learn more about World War One to help with their school project.

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