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  • Wild Dayz Print: Enterprise Sound System at St Paul's Carnival

    Enterprise Sound System, St Paul's Carnival, 1986 Learn More
    £25.00

  • #5 John Locke: The Philosopher of Primitive Accumulation

    John Locke is the most famous philosopher born and raised in the vicinity of Bristol. He born in Wrington, Somerset about twelve miles from Bristol on August 29, 1632 and he was brought up in the market town of Pensford, about seven miles south of Bristol.

    This pamphlet examines the roots of primitive accumulation and Locke's role in forming these ideas.

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    £3.50

  • Explore Bristol on Foot: Cliftonwood

    Explore Bristol on Foot: Cliftonwood As the name suggests, for many centuries the slopes below Clifton, down to the River Avon, were wooded. In the Middle Ages Cliftonwood was home to much wildlife and, until stopped by their bishop, the monks of St Augustine's Abbey (now Bristol Cathedral) ran a pack of hounds there.

    Jullia Killingback and Michael Pascoe discover the hidden delights of present-day Cliftonwood, its fine Georgian terraces and impressive halls such as Goldeney House. Includes quiz, history maps and quirky facts.

    The full circular walk is about three miles long and should take about 2 hours 15 minutes to complete, but you can join it at any stage.

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    £7.99

  • Explore Bristol on Foot: Victorian Clifton

    Welcome to elegant Victorian Clifton and stroll through the gardens of stately Victoria Square, taking in the grand houses built for Bristol's successful Victorian entrepreneurs and learn about a boy, a bat and a remarkable sporting record.

    This family-friendly walking guide is the perfect day out or way to explore Bristol in a way you will not have before.

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    £7.99

  • Fred Wedlock: Funnyman of Folk

    Fred Wedlock: Funnyman of Folk tells theᅠ story of Fred Wedlock's rise from the Bristol folk clubs of the Sixties to national fame as the Oldest Swinger in Town. Fred, who was also a well-known television presenter in the region, died in 2010 after a lifetime of entertaining around theatres, clubs and other venues throughout the West and beyond.

    In this first biography, written with the much-valued support of his widow Sue, John Hudson celebrates Fred Wedlock, a true Funnyman of Folk.

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    £12.00

  • #27 Bristol and the Labour Unrest of 1910-14

    This pamphlet charts Bristol's experience of industrial strife between 1910 and the outbreak of the First World War, in August 1914. Rather than focus on some of Bristol's famous union leaders such as Ben Tillett and Earnest Bevin, this account scrutinises the events from the union rank-and-file perspective. Learn More
    £3.50

  • #20 Ben Tillett

    Ben Tillett was a working class Bristolian, born in Easton in 1860, who was a tireless activist, eventual MP and creator of the first unions for unskilled workers. This pamphlet explores Tillett's life and the role of this important, but often overlooked, working class figure in the history of Bristol and working class politics more generally. Learn More
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  • #19 Bread Or Batons?: Unemployed Workers' Struggles in 1930s Bristol

    Within the context of the current financial downturn, it seems apt to look back at Bristol in the period of the last 'great depression' in the 1930s to see what was occurring. There are numerous parallels with today in this text; from cuts in poor relief and public services; a collaborationist and emasculated Labour opposition; to the brutal policing of demonstrations and a corrupt and reactionary media. In all this misery, however, the commitment and actions of unemployed Bristolians shine out giving us both hope as well as lessons learned. Learn More
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  • #28 The Cock Road Gang

     The 'Cock Road Gang' from Kingswood (near Bristol) were perhaps the most notorious criminal gange in Britain in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The geographical spread of their misdemeanours, the columns of newspaper dedicated to recording their activities  and the number of gang members who were hanged or transported for their crimes is certainly testament to their infamy.

    This pamphlet looks into the gang's history and some of its most notorious antics and members.

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  • Explore Bristol on Foot: Hotwells

    Explore Bristol on Foot: Hotwells is a walking tour that takes in Bristol's historic harbourside community and reveals many fascinating facts from the area's past. Once a fashionable spa and now regenerated by dockside leisure developments, the walk includes the harbourside and the magnificent Avon Gorge.

    The full circular walk is about 4.5 miles long and takes about 2.5 hours, but you can join it at any stage or avoid hills. Visit the ss Great Britain, take a ferry ride around the Floating Harbour, discover cliffhanging Georgian terraces and characterful crescents and gardens. ᅠ

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