Know Your Bass

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In the 1970s and 80s small underground clubs and regular house parties provided a necessary avenue of expression for a bubbling African Caribbean music culture that was still not welcome in many mainstream… Read More

Home Movies Day Dry Run

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We’re taking the Know your Bristol lorry to the Bristol Records Office to practise our digitisation workflow for the October Home Movie Day. Jeremy, Julian, Angela and others will gather to dust off… Read More

Video Blog 10: Digitising IVC tapes at the BFI National Archive

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As part of Knowle West On The Move, tapes from the BFI video archive in Berkhamsted are being transferred from an obscure video format called IVC to digital files. They are being returned… Read More

John Trelawny-Ross: Conserving a city

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  Westmoreland House from Nine Tree HillĀ    Born in 1926, John Trelawny-Ross, the son of a clergy man, was brought up with his sister just outside of Plymouth. Later he went on… Read More

When is a bus not a bus?

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When we first talked about the Know your Bus strand of this project, all of us had visions of an old double decker bus. Kitted out with our gear and decorated with the… Read More

Video Blog 9: ACTSA interviews

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A short conversation between three key members of ACTSA.

Postcards update: locating the circus train

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The Vaughan Postcard Collection now has over 500 images researched, placed and loaded onto the Know Your Place website, and our volunteers are continuing to make steady progress through their chosen fields of… Read More

Video Blog 8: ‘Map Your Bristol’ website testing

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Students at St Katherine’s School in Bristol gave feedback on the draft version of the ‘Map Your Bristol’ website.

BFI National Archive

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On Tuesday, 22 July, Peter Lewis (who developed Bristol Channel and Knowle West TV) met Jeremy and Dave (Calling the Shots), Nate (Know your Bristol on the Move) and Julian (Bristol Records Office)… Read More

BFI Digitisation

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Jeremy, Julian, Nate, Tash, Dave and Peter are converging on the British Film Institute (BFI) on 22 July to film aspects of the digitisation process of the 1″ IVC tapes of Knowle West… Read More