The Fair Fight: women boxers in 18th Century Bristol

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The Fair Fight is a pulsating historical novel set within the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late eighteenth-century Bristol. It is an unputdownable story which takes you from a filthy brothel to the finest houses in the town, from the world of street fighters to the world of champions. Alive with the smells and sounds of the streets, The Fair Fight is a major debut. Anna Freeman a lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University as well as a multiple slam-winning performance […]

The Bristol Boys

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As the perfect après fair, artist Mike Baker will present his ‘Bristol Boys’ plaque which was recently unveiled outside the Hatchet Inn. At the turn of the 19th Century the Hatchet was the bare knuckle boxing venue in Bristol an produced several renowned champions. Mike is the man behind the Easton Signs Tail and collaborated with BRHG on the Thomas Clarkson plaque on the Seven Stars pub in Thomas Lane, Redcliffe. So, after the rigors of another great Bristol Anarchist Bookfair come and join […]

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