Better Bristol Magazine
Better Bristol is the Bristol Civic Society magazine, funded from members’ subscriptions. The Autumn-Winter 2021 issue is the latest to be published.
Autumn-Winter 2021 Issue
These are the contents of the latest issue:
- Bristol is changing. Where is all this development leading? asks Simon Birch.
- Major developments in Bristol. John Payne and Simon Birch outline a selection of the most important schemes.
- Housing Crisis: Mike Frost asks what’s to be done?
- Trams for Bristol A second chance? asks Mike Bates.
- Picking up the pieces. What is the history of these intriguing mosaics? Julian Brenard investigates.
- St Bernadette’s Church, Whitchurch. Simon Birch explores this landmark church on the Wells Road.
- Industrial Heritage in the Western Harbour. Geoff Wallace explores the fascinating industrial archaeology of the area.
- Stolen Paradise. Eugene Byrne tells the story of post-war squatting.
- Twin cities. Nic Billane investigates Bristol’s international links.
- Festival of the Sea. Eugene Byrne says that the 1996 Bristol International Festival of the Sea had consequences which are still resonating today.
- Vanguard. Eugene Byrne looks at this flagship exhibition at M Shed.
- No Parking! John Payne welcomes the ruling that land on the Downs may no longer be set aside for car parking.
- What a stink! Michael Manson sniffs his way round Bristol.
- Bristol’s Blue Plaques get a regal acknowledgement. Gordon Young on the latest Blue Plaques.
- How are we doing? Matthew Montagu-Pollock reports on the Bristol Civic Society’s members’ survey.
Use these links to view or download earlier issues of Better Bristol (PDF files)