Bristol Radical History Group will be participating in the International Women's Day event on Saturday 6th March (10am-4pm) at the Council House, College Green, Bristol. The event is free. BRHG will be giving a short talk on the suffragette Theresa Garnett who attacked Winston Churchill on Temple Meads station 100 years ago last year (see ) So if you missed our recreation of the event last year, come and find out why Thersea attacked Churchill and what happened after this famous incident.
The Long John Silver Trust are putting on a pirate do to celebrate the launch of Pirates and Privateers out of Bristol by Keith Griffith and Mark Steeds. There will be pirates, poets, the Matthew and music accompanied by refreshments and local ales. All this will be at the Boat House, Redcliffe Wharf on Saturday 20th February, 1-4pm.
Bristol Radical History Group will be at Bristol Museum on Monday 15th February for the BBC's A History of the World project. This event will have several local groups displaying artefacts which are relevant to the history of Bristol. At 7pm on Sunday 14th February our friend Paul Tickell has his latest documentary shown on Channel 4. This is Episode 4 in the series The Bible: A History and is titled The Daughters of Eve.
As well as the Morris Beckman event at The Cube on 1st March 2010 Bristol Radical History Group are planning a series of events for April around the theme of the inevitable General Election: Bristol Radical History Group Election Special The Struggle for Democracy in Britain Recent British histories arrogantly claimed that the ‘we’ brought democracy to the Empire and ultimately the world in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Despite centuries of struggle to wrestle power from an elite few, the vote in […]
Here is a flyer for Indymedia's up and coming events: 18/01/2010 Bristol Feminist Network Present: Women And The Media - Representation, Misrepresentation, No Representation. 01/02/2010 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair Presents: J18 & Seattle 10 Years On - Histories and reflections on these movements and the strategies for today's acrivists. 22/02/2010 Cop 15 - What Now? - Short films and discussions on what the outcome of Copenhagen Climate Summit means for the World and activists. 01/03/2010 […]
This website has now been listed on www.communityarchives.org.uk, a site that contains a huge listing of community based archives around the country.
The video from the Bristol Radical History Walk has been added to the Archive. Let a star studded cast lead you through the streets of Bristol.
There is now a new version of the Bristol Radical History Walk map available. If you are using Firefox the talk for each stop automatically plays we you click on the skeleton. However, for a reason that I can not quite work this does not happen in Explorer and you will still have to click to open the mp3 file.
The audio files from the radical history walk around Bristol on Saturday 31st October have been added to The Archive. You can also navigate your way around the walk as well as the audio files using a Google Map. How modern is that? View Bristol Radical History Walk October 2009 in a larger map.
The website has been rearranged slightly. Everything that was in the Mob section is now in the Archive. Within the Archive the listing of audio files has been merged with the speaker profiles to form the Talks page, this now lists all of the BRHG talks and lectures. The Events page has been plumbed into the news section so that the list of current events should be easier to maintain.