Mapping Bristol’s Musical Histories: black music and black musicians in 18th- and 19th-century Bristol

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As part of the Know Your Bristol On the Move event ‘Scenes, Soundsystems and Shebeens’ (11 October 2014, Trinity Centre, Old Market), a leaflet was produced that maps Bristol’s early black music and… 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

Bristol Bass Archive Event at Malcolm X, 20th November 5.30pm – 9pm.

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Afrikan Caribbean music scenes in Bristol of the past 50 years play a huge role in how we understand the city’s culture today. But if you search online for evidence of this era,… Read More

Know your Greenbank? Get involved!

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Know Your Greenbank, the latest strand of Know Your Bristol, aims to uncover the hidden past(s) of Greenbank and offer local residents a window into the history of their neighbourhood. Over the last… Read More

Knowle West TV Workshop 2

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In this second workshop we’ll be working with the digitised video files produced by the British Film Institute over August and September. Twenty-three hours of video were captured. Knowle West Media Centre is inviting people… 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.

Video Blog 14: Home Movie Day

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It was annual global Home Movie Day on 18th October, and we held a Know Your Bristol on the Move event to coincide with this.

Map Your Bristol apps available

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The first release of the Map Your Bristol app is now available for iOS and Android devices. The app allows you to browse existing content on the Map Your Bristol website and add… Read More

Celebrating Black History Month at the Cube, Know your Bristol on the Move Presents a double bill: Babylon (1981) and Past to Present (2009)

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  BABYLON (dir. Francis Rosso 1981) PAST TO PRESENT (dir. Clive Smith, 2009) Mon 27th Oct | 7 p.m. Tickets: £5 / £4 7:30pm – From Past to Present (dir. Clive Smith, 2009).… Read More