Books and more! The Bristol Radical History Group book stall is again pleased to be at the latest Bristol Radical Bookfair, this Saturday 13th May, from 11am to 3.30pm. This is the latest in a series of local Radical Bookfairs co-ordinated by Active Distribution, and hosted by the Exchange Bristol, at 72-73 Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0EJ. Full details are on the headfirst bristol listings, and on the Active FB event, which promises... You'll find new and second hand titles, kids books, novels, […]
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 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 […]
The second Bristol Radical Bookfair, postponed from last December, takes place at the Exchange venue on Sunday 20 February, from 11.30am to 3.30pm. All are welcome at this event, presented by Active Distro, and featuring stalls with new and second hand titles from radical publishers, zine makers and activists, in addition to stalls from local campaigns groups. It's still cold and dark outside, stock up with some good stuff to read! See the FB event for more info. This is a great opportunity to […]
You can now pre-order Strikers, Hobblers, Conchies & Reds - A Radical History of Bristol, 1880-1939 from Breviary Stuff Publications for £16 inc. postage, normal price £18.50. The book is out on 10th December 2014. You can even pay with bitcoin!!! 375pp paperback • 156x234mm with 101 b/w images. Click here to buy.
Coming soon from Breviary Stuff Publications: In the 1970s and 80s a revival of interest emerged in researching Bristol’s vigorous radical past, reflected in the publications of the Bristol branch of the Historical Association and Bristol Broadsides. This revival has continued, echoed in the more recent historical studies that have advanced the work of filling in Bristol’s remarkable past — especially the involvement of the Bristol women’s movement in the nineteenth century in anti-slavery […]