Their lives beneath our feet

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With the anniversary of the start of the First World War only months away, the war history of Avonmouth and Shirehampton has been a central topic of the All Our Stories throughout 2013.… Read More

Know your Success!

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We are delighted to announce that Know your Bristol has just been awarded the University of Bristol Engagement Award 2012/13, in the Group category. This award is given annually to a group who… Read More

Connected Communities showcase

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In March, the Know your Bristol team was invited to take part in the AHRC’s Connected Communities Showcase. This event featured many of the projects funded by the Connected Communities programme in the… Read More

Stories from the War – Avonmouth and Shirehampton

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It’s been nearly a hundred years since the start of the First World War but the history and heritage of it is still with us – something that was clearly shown at our… Read More

Knowing our Bristol

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How well do you know your neighbourhood? This has been the question at the heart of Know your Bristol as it aims to celebrate memories of Bristol as seen through the eyes of… Read More

Know your Bristol at M Shed

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Our final Know Your Bristol event, held at M Shed, once again brought to our historians and experts some fascinating and remarkable objects and stories. Surrounded by the history of Bristol, including some… Read More

Poster girls, 60 years on

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Whilst the Know Your Bristol events have been fantastic at gathering memories and objects of Bristol’s past, they have also proved to be popular social events for local communities, bringing old friends together,… Read More

Know your South Bristol

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Our Know Your South Bristol event provided yet more fascinating stories to add to the Know Your Past website and make a real contribution to Bristol’s historical archives. Know Your South Bristol was… Read More

Research at Arnos Vale Cemetery

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As with the previous Know Your Bristol events, the memories shared at Know Your Arnos Vale not only contributed to the Know Your Place archives but have also been a valuable resource for… Read More

Exploring the history of Kings Weston

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Another fantastic turnout for our most recent Know Your Bristol event contributed to a hugely successful day promoting and expanding the history and local archives of Kings Weston and the surrounding area. Watched… Read More

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