Forthcoming Events

Cumberland Basin Zoom event: 21st April 2021

Cumberland Basin Zoom event: 21st April 2021

A Zoom presentation by Geoff Wallis on the industrial and maritime heritage in and around the Cumberland Basin.
Bristol Tram Zoom event: 12th May 2021

Bristol Tram Zoom event: 12th May 2021

Roger Harrison will give a Zoom presentation on the case for trams in large cities, and how they might suit Bristol.

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.

Walks

  • 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.

Recent Events

Video of Zoom event: Underfall Yard, Wed 7th April 2021

Video of Zoom event: Underfall Yard, Wed 7th April 2021

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.
Video of Zoom event: Alec French transformational architects, 24th March 2021

Video of Zoom event: Alec French transformational architects, 24th March 2021

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.
Video of Zoom event with AHMM Architects: Wed 17th March 2021

Video of Zoom event with AHMM Architects: Wed 17th March 2021

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 Zoom event: Mapping the Medieval Town, Wed 3rd March 2021

Video of Zoom event: Mapping the Medieval Town, Wed 3rd March 2021

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.
Video of Zoom event Egypt-on-Avon: Wed 17th Feb 2021

Video of Zoom event Egypt-on-Avon: Wed 17th Feb 2021

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.
Zoom event, West Car Park in Clifton: Mon 15th Feb 2021

Zoom event, West Car Park in Clifton: Mon 15th Feb 2021

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 Zoom Meeting, Designing for the Arts: Wed 13th Jan 2021

Video of Zoom Meeting, Designing for the Arts: Wed 13th Jan 2021

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.
Video of the Zoom Meeting with Peter Insole: Wednesday 9th December 2020

Video of the Zoom Meeting with Peter Insole: Wednesday 9th December 2020

The Power of Place -  Matthew Montagu-Pollock interviews Peter Insole, Bristol City Council’s Principal Historic Environment Officer.
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