Video Blog 2: Bristol Record Office

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Know Your Bristol On The Move are looking for volunteers to help with the research around the Vaughan Collection.

Risky Histories

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Writing the history of activism is a risky business, not least when activists themselves are at the forefront of constructing their own historical legacy, recording their experiences not for the sake nostalgia,  but through… Read More

Knowle West TV: Workshop 1

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In this first workshop we’ll be hearing from Peter Lewis about the history of Knowle West TV and then explore the paper archive in order to select footage for digitisation, using these criteria:… Read More

Family History Day at SPAN

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Together, we have been researching the history of women’s work in the local area. As part of the Know Your Bristol project, a group of women from Single Parent Action Network have been… Read More

AVBC

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During my period of research leave in Vancouver, Canada, I joined the Audio-Visual Heritage Association of British Columbia (AVBC).  AVBC is a non-profit society established to promote and facilitate preservation, conservation and public… Read More

Video Blog 1: SPAN at M-Shed

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The SPAN project team are making an exhibition about the history of women’s work in the local area. To get an idea of what makes a good exhibition, the group went to visit… Read More

Vaughan Postcard Research Mornings

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Come down to Bristol Records Office on Tuesday Mornings to help research the Vaughan Postcard Collection and upload your findings to the Know Your Place map.

Knowle West TV

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                      We’re getting excited about the first workshop in the Knowle West strand of the project. On Monday, 17 March, we’re meeting at… Read More

Uncovering Bristol’s past – two case studies from the Vaughan postcard collection

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I’m going to present a couple of postcards which have already been researched and uploaded onto Know Your Place to illustrate some the different ways that you can go about your research. This… Read More

World War One layers added to Know Your Place

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Two new layers have been added to Know Your Place that cover all the known sites in Bristol that have a relationship to the First World War. A lot of this information is… Read More