Tag Archive: memories

Silent witness

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This blog was originally written for inclusion in the AHRC’s booklet Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Some Arts and Humanities Research Council Projects, edited by Andrew Prescott, AHRC Digital Transformations Theme… Read More

ACTSA Mendips Walk

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I was very pleased to go for a walk across the Medips with ACTSA and some of the Know Your Bristol on the Move team on Sunday, 15 June. This annual walk, 6 miles… Read More

Revisiting value

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My first post on the Know your Bristol project focused on memory and its value.  So it’s quite fitting that, nearly two years later, I’m returning to the same thoughts about what we… 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

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

The importance of the stories and memories shared…

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Once contributed at the Know Your Bristol events, memories, stories and images of objects are included in the Know Your Place project run by Bristol City Council. The stories become part of the… Read More

Know your Hillfields

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“But I really don’t know why you’d be interested in my memories” said an elderly gentleman to me at Hillfields library the other week. I was there for the pilot of Know your… Read More

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