Miscellaneous Events 2019

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, 2019 John Deed: Heart of Darkness “Heart of Darkness” is a drama from the controversial Judge Deed series. It was transmitted in 2006 but the BBC Editorial Complaints Unit decided that this episode should not be shown again. It […] G.F. Newman
, 2019 Life and death in two Bristol Victorian workhouses Congresbury History Group, Congresbury Methodist Hall, 2 High St, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5JA Roger Ball, co-author of 100 Fishponds Rd: Life and death in a Victorian workhouse explains how a team […] Rosemary L Caldicott,
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History Walk: Riots, Massacres and Reform 1700s-1832 This 1.5 hour walk in the centre of Bristol takes us through a century of working class history, charting the path of the ‘crowd’ from the ‘moral economy’ of the 1700s, through the effects of the […] Roger Ball
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These Dangerous Women Thursday's Child Best remembered as a suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst was also a passionate supporter of the Russian revolution, a founder of the British Communist Party and a talented visual artist. […] Michele Ryan
, 2019 Pauper Graves Memorial Unveiling In 2012 Bristol Radical History Group launched a project to research into the thousands of unmarked graves of paupers from the Eastville workhouse (at 100 Fishponds Road) who were buried in nearby […]
, 2019 Performance: War in Mind This new powerful dramatic performance looks at the real lives of people affected by shell shock in the First World War. Driver William Charles Phillips, a Tetbury man who though he never actively […] John Bassett
, 2019 Bedminster Union Workhouse As part of their History Week, Bedminster Library (Bedminster Parade, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4AQ) have a talk by Rosemary Caldicott, author of The Life and Death of Hannah Wiltshire: A Case Study of […] Rosemary L Caldicott
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Bristol’s Nautical Women Glenside Museum, The Chapel, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DD An evening of nautical intrigue! ​Author Rosemary Caldicott will be telling us about her new book in which […] Rosemary L Caldicott
, 2019 Mining Labour Wars Based on his co-authored book, Anthracite Labor Wars, Prof. Bob Wolensky will speak about a 40-year "labour war" that resulted from the mining arrangements between the Pennsylvania Coal Company and a […] Robert Wolensky
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‘Buried like Dogs?’ Elaborate funeral ceremonies became very important to middle-class Victorians, with increasingly meticulous rituals designed to mark the passing of family members. However, for the Victorian poor, […] Roger Ball
, 2019 ‘Nautical Women and the Rum Do’ Bristol Harbour Festival Bristol Harbour Masters Office, Underfall Yard, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG By kind invitation of the Blue Schooner Company and introducing their ethical trading ship De […] Rosemary L Caldicott
, 2019 Film Premiere: Steps Against War Bedminster Library, 4 Bedminster Parade, Bristol BS3 4AQ Earlier this year, a group of local people worked with Otherstory and Remembering the Real WW1 to discover untold stories of Bedminster people […] Otherstory
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Burning Bristol: the 1831 ‘reform riot’ This talk is part of the above event at Cardiff Museum, The Old Library, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1BH In 2006, The Guardian newspaper ran a series of articles in a search “for the most overlooked […] Roger Ball
, 2019 Nautical Women By invitation of The Friends committee of Bishopston Library, Bishopston Library, Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8BN ​ Author Rosemary Caldicott will be telling us about her new book in which she […] Rosemary L Caldicott

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