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  • A Dictionary of Bristle

    A Dictionary of Bristle is now accepted worldwide as the authoritative guide to speaking Bristolian. This informative dictionary features witty definitions of Bristol words and phrases and now contains the 'Bristol Citizenship Test'. Learn More
    £5.95

  • The Poems of Dr Scumbrum

    Dr Scumbrum is an anonymous poet whose work is inspired by 'The Beautiful Game' and in particular by Bristol Rovers FC. His work appears regularly in the matchday programme, but this is his first collection. Proceeds are being donated to Children's Hospice South West. Learn More
    £5.99

  • The Vision Sings: The Book of John Arlott

    He was one of the greatest sports commentators ever, a master of metaphor with a voice rich in texture. Here is a tribute to the great John Arlott OBE in his own words...

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    £5.00

  • Recollections of Jazz in Bristol: My Kind of Town

    Dave Hibberd, drummer with the Dave Collett Trio, compiled this comprehensive selection of memories of the post-war Bristol jazz scene that was originally published in 2000. This edition was updated in 2009 with a tribute to Dave who passed away in 2010. Learn More
    £12.50

  • 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: 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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  • Art & Sound of The Bristol Underground

    Art & Sound of the Bristol Underground takes you back to explore the art and sound of the 80s Bristol underground scene. Influenced by the New York hip hop scene -it's DIY ethos, sharp fashion and gang culture- which seemed the natural successor to the anarcho punk, weird funk and dub reggae mash that had prevailed on the Bristol alternative scene. Learn More
    £12.00

  • Adge: King of the Wurzels

    The very first biography of Adge Cutler's life, this books brings him vividly back to life, not only in his eight crazy Wurzels years but from early days in his beloved Nailsea to the lively camaraderie of Portishead B power station's labourers, the thriving Bristol jazz and folk scenes of the Fifties and Sixties and his spell as Acker Bilk's 'worst roadie in the world'. Learn More
    £12.00

  • Wild Dayz

    Beezer's remarkable collection of photos of the 'Bristol Scene' in the 80s has only been available on Japanese import up until now... Flick through images featuring The Wild Bunch, before they became Massive Attack and shots of the Bristol Scene. Learn More
    £15.00

  • The Naked Guide to Bath

    All you need to know about the city of Bath's must-see sights and attractions! With in-depth historical knowledge and local insight alongside up to date listings of the best food, drink, bars and restaurants that Bath as to offer. Learn More
    £9.95

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