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  • Bristol Rovers Archive Volume 2: 1991-2001

    Taking up where the previous volume left off, this latest book from the Bristol Rovers Archive tracks the highs and lows of the club from 1991 to 2001: a remarkable slice of football history.

    Bristol Rovers programme editor Keith Brookman has collaborated with former club photographer Alan Marshall to look back at a decade in the life of Bristol's oldest professional football club. So much happened during those 10 years and the photos contained within these pages offer only a tantalising glimpse of some of the players and events that are now consigned to the club's illustrious past.

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    £9.99

  • Explore Bristol on Foot: Clifton

    Explore Bristol on Foot: Clifton is a walking tour that takes in Clifton's great mansions built by Bristol's wealthy eighteenth century merchants who lived there in order to escape the noise, dirt (and smells) of Bristol's then tidal harbour. ᅠ

    This guide will lead you to many well-known features including the stunning Avon Gorge and ᅠBrunel's world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. You can visit the historic and still-operating Camera Obscura; see the once-secretᅠ Rocks Railway; walk the Georgian terraces including beautiful Royal York Crescent; and discover the oldest building of all, now a pub, but once just the humble home of a cliff-top farmer.

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    £7.99

  • Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 6

    Another stellar short story anthology from the Bristol Short Story Prize. Immerse yourself in the 6th volume of the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology, featuring the 20 shortlisted authors of the 2013 prize. Learn More
    £10.00

  • #1 Cry Freedom, Cry Seven Stars: Thomas Clarkson In Bristol, 1787 (2nd Edition)

    This pamphlet looks at how the histories of the Seven Stars pub and the abolition movement are intertwined and also some of the remarkable coincidences that link the name 'Seven Stars' with the slave trade. During 1787 abolitionist Thomas Clarkson started his research into the slave trade in Bristol and with the help of the landlord of the Seven Stars, gathered crucial evidence to condemn the trade. Learn More
    £3.50

  • 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

  • Fat Man to Green Man: From Unfit to Ultramarathon

    An honest and light-hearted chronicle, Fat Man to Green Man is the tale of one forty-something man's journey from fat to fit, and everything that came between the two. Far from being an elite athlete with superhuman running abilities like the ones he read about in books, Ira Rainey was an overweight and unfit slacker who felt a bit sorry for himself because he had sore feet. That was until a friend was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given months to live. It was to be an event that would push Ira to tackle his apathy towards life and take on the challenge of becoming an ultramarathon runner, pushing himself to go further than he had ever gone before. Learn More
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bristol Boys Make More Noise: Bristol Music Scene 1974-81

    Bristol Boys Make More Noise takes you on a tangential journey through Bristol's music scene 1974-81. Featuring the photographs of John Spink and words by Gill Loats, this book showcases Spink's unique photographic style as well as capturing the ever-changing music scene in Bristol throughout this tumultuous time for music. Learn More
    £14.00

  • Thatchers Then and Now: The Story of a Cidermaking Family

    James Russell traces the history of Thatchers cidermaking from its beginnings to the present day. The modern generation of Thatchers have established themselves as leading family cidermakers with a reputation for producing a wide range of ciders of the highest quality and for breaking new ground in the development of orchards while caring for the land that produces the finest cider apples in the world. Learn More
    £25.00

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