7.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Hampton Road
Four films, capturing the evocative, changing streetscape of our city:
- It could have been so different
Bristol’s 1966 Development Plan proposed major new highways through the Floating Harbour. It didn’t happen.
- Bristol Revisited
1956 footage: banana-boat unloading and blitzed areas of central Bristol in grainy black and white contrasting with current industries and street scenes. Commentary by Alvar Lidell.
- Bristol, from A to Z
Twenty-six little films describing Bristol’s history.
- Shipshape and Bristol Fashion
An explanation of this nautical phrase. Presented by the filmmaker Gordon Young.
No need to pre-book, pay on door. £2 for BCS members, suggested donation of £5 from non-members.