This is an aphabetical list of people who have contributed to BRHG by giving talks events, performing at events and writing pamphlets.
A multi-award winning author his first book, Half the Way Home: a Memoir of Father and Son, was published in 1986. It was followed by The Mirror at Midnight: a South African Journey, The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin, Finding the Trapdoor: Essays, Portraits, Travels, King Leopold's Ghost: a Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa and Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves. His books have won numerous awards.
Took part in the now legendary James Nayler commemoration. http://blews-ltb.co.uk
Local historian and expert on Quaker history especially James Naylor.
Local historian working on West Country slavery (700-1150).
Acclaimed author, activist and founder of the Critical Mass bicycling movement in San Francisco.
Thornbury boy Blizzard is a singer songwriter who expertly fuses together folk, punk and hip-hop. Well known on the Stokes Croft underground circuit for his savage yet tender lyrics and sense of humour.
Award winning producer, director and scriptwriter of TV documentaries covering the 1st World War, Spanish Civil War and the 1926 General Strike for the BBC. Recently he collected the 2006 Jury Award at the Celtic Film Festival for Border Crossing - The Journey of Raymond Williams.
Expert barrister in health and safety law, Dan is the author of A Brief History of Corporations (reprinted by Bristol Radical History Group) a widely sold pamphlet in Britain and the US. Dan has also used his expertise at the bar to handle the town green planning application for the areas of Castle Park threatened by development.
Researcher of Bristol working class history in the inter war years particularly 1919 and the unemployed workers movement in the 1930's.