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H.H. Gore – Bristol’s Nineteenth Century Gay Christian Socialist Solicitor

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BRHG are very pleased to announce that as part of LGBTQ+ History Month 2024 Mike Richardson will be speaking about the 'people's lawyer' Hugh Holmes Gore, the subject of his excellent book. Anglo – Catholic convert to the left, Hugh Holmes Gore, was a key figure in Bristol’s labour movement during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Gore linked Clifton Christian Socialists, morally concerned about the poverty and suffering caused by economic depression, with the working class […]

Red Notes Choir

Bristol Radical History Festival 2023 poster, featuring a Walter Crane print
Catch Bristol’s wonderful Red Notes Choir, who will support the Bristol Radical History Festival by performing at 11:30am. They’ll be singing in the Ground Floor Foyer by the M Shed main entrance. The Red Notes Choir is a Bristol-based socialist choir. They have a repertoire of songs from around the world on historical, union, peace, green and human rights themes. “We use the streets of Bristol and further afield to spread our message of fighting for the rights of working people, those who are […]

Curating Angela Carter: Bristol, Art and Writing

Bristol Radical History Festival 2023 poster, featuring a Walter Crane print
Angela Carter is one of the most important writers of the twentieth century, renowned for her dazzling imagination and radical creativity. Whilst living in Bristol for most of the 1960s, she took a degree in English Literature, started writing novels, played folk music and took art classes. To commemorate 25 years since her death in 1992, Marie Mulvey-Roberts and Fiona Robinson curated a major art exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol, Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela […]

Red Notes Choir Performance

Catch Bristol's wonderful Red Notes Choir, who will support the Bristol Radical History Festival by performing at 12 noon. They'll be singing outside Mshed on the harbourside...unless it rains, when they'll be in the Ground Floor Foyer by the Mshed main entrance. The Red Notes Choir is a Bristol-based socialist choir. They have a repertoire of songs from around the world on historical, union, peace, green and human rights themes. "We use the streets of Bristol and further afield to spread our […]

International Women’s Day – BRHG webinars

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Bristol Women´s Voice present a week of celebrations for International Women´s Day (IWD) 2021. BRHG have organised a series of webinars as part of the IWD programme: Friday March 12, 5 – 6 pm: Nautical Women: Women sailors and the women of sailortowns - Rosemary Caldicott In her talk Rosemary Caldicott will explore the stories of women whose lives were inextricably linked to the sea. These include women of sailortowns struggling to keep out of the dreaded workhouse and resisting the prowling […]

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