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

Spring Launch of the Greenbank Chapel: Postponed!

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Sadly, we have to announce that the Spring Launch of the Greenbank Chapel that was planned for the 21st March will have to be postponed until the summer. The Deep End, our local… 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

Marking Territories?

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Mapping the boundaries of the St Paul’s ‘Apartheid-Free Zone’ Last month, I was pleased to participate, alongside Bristol Action for Southern Africa members, in the first stage of producing the ‘Anti-Apartheid’ layer 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

Greenbank History Afternoon: The Hidden Past(s) of Your Neighbourhood

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Ever wondered what Greenbank looked like in 1930? Or who lived in your house a hundred years ago? Come along and find out at this informal get-together hosted by Know Your Bristol on… 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…

Open Call: Artist Residencies

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Submission deadline: 5pm, Weds, 18 February 2015 Selection date (estimated): Weds, 25 February 2015 Residency to begin: Weds, 11 March 2015, 12.5 days between March & May 2015 Estimated budget: 2 Residencies of… Read More

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