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KYB On The Move Blog 22- Bristol Records Office

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ACTSA are accessing a wealth of archive from the anti apartheid movement in Bristol from the 1970s, in readiness for a new exhibition at the Bristol Records Office. Members Hedley Bashforth, Trish Mensah… Read More

KYB Video Blog 21: David Hopkinson, Artist in Residence

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Know Your Bristol’s very own artist in residence David Hopkinson talks about his unique response to Knowle West TV, the archive of the 1970s Rediffusion local TV service.

KYB Video Blog 20: Knowle West TV comes home!

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In May, Knowle West TV veterans and Know Your Bristol partners got together to share memories, watch some newly restored highlights from the 1970s cable channel and talk about the continuing importance of… 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

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

Video Blog 17: A ‘How-To’ for Know Your Place

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A handy ‘How-To’ guide for using Know Your Place…

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

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.

Video Blog 13: Scenes, Soundsystems and Shebeens

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To kick off the Music Communities strand of Know Your Bristol on the Move and as part of Black History Month we held an event at The Trinity Centre, Old Market on Saturday… Read More

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