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Next Bristol Radical Bookfair – with a BRHG talk

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It's the time of year to subvert your friends and families with a range of radical gifts at the next Bristol Radical Bookfair on Sunday 26th November, 11-3.30pm. Hosted again by Active Distro at the Exchange, 72 - 73 Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0EJ, it is of course a FREE event, cunningly timed to fit between the commercial scams that are Black Friday & Cyber Monday! BRHG should have a full book stall, alongside a dozen or more others in the main hall; and down in the basement at 12.30pm, […]

Colonialism and Memory in Bristol

Mnemoscapes of the South West SWWDTP Memory Studies Research Cluster

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Rosemary Caldicott and Mark Steeds will be speaking at the Colonialism and Memory in Bristol. Join us for a public workshop on colonialism and memory in Bristol. Moving between the museum, the city, and space for discussion and reflection, we’ll be asking what decolonisation means, what it might look like in practice, as well as the challenges facing these efforts. Join us at the M Shed in Bristol on 1st July, The workshop is free and refreshments and lunch will be provided, but space is limited […]

That’s Ange! Angela Carter’s Coming of Age as a Writer in 1960s Bristol

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Stephen Hunt of Bristol Radical History Group will be speaking at the Clevedon Literary Festival. From the website: Stephen Hunt, author of Angela Carter’s Provincial Bohemia, will explore how Carter’s experiences during the 1960s strongly influenced her development as a writer and will discuss how in recent years we have begun to memorialise her residence in the area. Steve is a member of Bristol Radical History Group and has written several highly acclaimed pamphlets on Bristol artistic […]

Ros Martin: ‘Before I Am Rendered Invisible’

Book Launch On 22nd October In Bristol

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The wonderful Ros Martin, multi-format artist and activist, has a new book out: 'Before I Am Rendered Invisible - Resistance From The Margins'. The book is published by Palavro Publishing on the 18th October; and the book is launched during Black History Month at Watermans in the Galleries BS1 3XD, on 22nd October at 6.30pm - with spoken word from Ros Martin, accompanied with music by Alphonse Daudet Touna. This event is free but please pre-register here. The book comes in six sections, and Ros […]

Bristol Radical Bookfair on 25th September

Come and visit the BRHG book stall

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Bristol Radical History Group is once again supporting the Bristol Radical Bookfair. We'll be taking along our book stall, with our Radical Pamphleteer series of publications, and a choice selection of other titles designed to interest, inform and stir you into action. In addition, regular BRHG author Rosemary L Caldicott will be speaking at 12 noon, as part of a series of talks/workshops, about her book Nautical Women and the histories therein. Do come and say hello, one of the reasons we enjoy […]

BRHG Book Stall at the Bristol Alternative Market

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BRHG will be taking it's Book Stall to Trinity Centre on bank holiday Sunday, 28 August, 11am to 4pm, for the all new Bristol Alternative Market. The Market is described on it's FB event as: A Wonderful new event for Bristol's Alternative community! An inclusive space for everyone. 80 booked traders set in a gorgeous Gothic community owned venue. The stalls will cover a diverse range, including: Clothes - new, pre-loved, reworked, vintage Books - radical, gothic, vintage, alternative health, […]

Pilning and Severn Beach History Group

Active local history group with website and Facebook. Pilning and Severn Beach, villages beside the Bristol Channel to the west of the city. Founded in 1999, the history group has since produced publications and newsletters on local history, and has assembled a a collection of archival documents and photographs relating to the local area. The Group's heritage trail is well worth checking out if you live in or are visting these villages. See website for further information and membership details.

The 1970s Counterculture in the West Country

The story of the Bath Arts Workshop

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From the late 1960s through the 1970s the counterculture helped to make the West Country fizz with creative ideas and events. One of the most successful ventures, locally and nationally, was the Bath Arts Workshop. As a spin-off from London’s influential Arts Lab, BAT was a loose collective of artists and community activists. To describe it as a community arts group, however, would be to under-explain its work. It was that and much more as it proliferated into festival organisation, media […]

It Felt Like Year One: A Tour of Angela Carter’s 1960s Bristol

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Stephen E. Hunt of Bristol Radical History Group will be presenting an online tour, based on the Bristol Radical History Group publication Angela Carter's Provincial Bohemia': The Counterculture in 1960s and 1970s Bristol and Bath. This event is part of Being Human 2020, the national festival of the humanities. Angela Carter was one of the late 20th century’s most acclaimed novelists and came of age as a writer in 1960s Clifton, where she experienced life in post-war Bristol, looking at a […]

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