A Zoom presentation by Geoff Wallis on the industrial and maritime heritage in and around the Cumberland Basin.
Zoom events in planning (details to be confirmed)
- Dr Helen Doe author and lecturer, will talk about the story of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s least well known ship, the ‘Great Western’, the first Atlantic liner. The wooden paddle ship was the wonder of its age. Likely to be end May/early June.
- A Bristol Aerospace Museum talk details May/ June.
Other diary dates
- Tuesday 22nd June: Bristol Civic Society AGM. Full details to be confirmed.
- Gordon Young’s series of Clifton Plaques walks will commence in week beginning 24th May.
- Ed Halls, New Cut and its bridges walk, will take place early summer.
A Zoom talk by Andrew Blayney, Heritage, Learning and Volunteer Manager at the Underfall Yard. The talk explores the elegant engineering behind the creation of the harbour.
In this Zoom event Robin Gray, a Director of Alec French Architects (AFA), will cover some of the interesting work AFA have completed in Bristol.
An exploration of some of the work Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects of Bristol have been involved with in Bristol over the past decade.
Video of the Zoom talk, delivered by Robert Jones, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Robert looked at some of the challenges that were faced in putting together a map of medieval Bristol in 1480.
A video of the zoom meeting with Professor Aidan Dodson of the University of Bristol. He looked at how ancient Egypt and our local area have interacted over the past two centuries.
A Zoom meeting about the development proposals for the West Car Park in Clifton. This will be the first area to be developed, generating funds for the planned move of the Zoo.
Video of a Zoom meeting with leading Bristol architect Nick Childs of Childs Sulzmann, which has experience of multiple arts projects covering different creative forms.
The Power of Place - Matthew Montagu-Pollock interviews Peter Insole, Bristol City Council’s Principal Historic Environment Officer.