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  • Adventure Rocketship!

    A magazine in book form, Adventure Rocketship! explores the theme 'Let's All Go to the Science Fiction Disco'. This is the very first issue. Mixing fiction, interviews and essays, it examines the intersection between science fiction, music and counterculture. With contributions from China Mieville, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, The Orb and cover design by Stanley Donwood (of Radiohead fame), this book is a work of art in itself. Learn More
    £9.99

  • See No Evil: The Book

    See No Evil: The Book documents the complete See No Evil street art and graffiti event, including the block party and DJs and features profiles on all the artists and writers that took part. Learn More
    £20.00

  • The Story of The Yard: Building a Community

    Photo-journalist Carrie Hitchcock tells the story of The Yard, a community-led, self-build housing development in inner-city Bristol.The book explores ideas of community, self-determination and the creative potential of resistance and incorporates practical tips and resources, as well as case studies to give an insight into the person or family who created each house. Learn More
    £9.95

  • 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

  • The Banksy Q (Bansky vs Bristol Exhibition)

    Artist Katy Bauer from the People's Republic of Stokes Croft in Bristol handed out 3,500 pieces of card to people queuing for the Banksy vs Bristol Museum show in 2009. She asked them to draw or write something inspired by the queue and here we have more than 100 images by the queue and photography from inside and outside the Banksy show. Learn More
    £12.00

  • 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

  • Glastonbury Festival Myths & Legends

    Since 1970, a combination of ley line energy, cheap Somerset cider, loud music and mind-altering drugs have fostered an aura around Glastonbury Festival that seems to nourish the creation of rumour, gossip and legend. As you try to distinguish the factual from the fanciful, remember, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. Especially after an afternoon at The Cider Bus... Learn More
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  • 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

  • Bristol Rovers Archive Volume 1: 1951-1991

    Bristol Rovers programme editor Keith Brookman and former club photographer Alan Marshall have delved into the Rovers' archives to uncover a wealth of pictures from the club's past which are now published for the first time in book form as The Bristol Rovers Archive Number 1: 1951-1991.

    The images cover the beginning of the club's Golden Era at Eastville when Bert Tann became manager and follow Rovers to the end of another spell of success under Gerry Francis at Twerton Park. They include action shots and many behind-the-scene pictures from the training ground and from social events.

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  • 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

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