City History

The ghost signs of Bristol

Andrew Swift has been out hunting for signs of the city’s commercial history. Those faded advertisements for long-forgotten businesses – otherwise known...

A new era for The
New Room museum

The most famous Bristol attraction you’ve probably never heard of, and what’s changed there during 2017 How much remains today of what went on in...
Tony Bullimore

Bristol Bulldog Spirit: Tony Bullimore

It's 20 years since round-the-world solo yachtsman Tony Bullimore survived six days trapped in freezing waters under his capsized boat. Emily Horton finds him...

10 Things We Didn’t Know: Colston Hall

The beloved Bristol landmark is 150 years old this year, and to celebrate, we took a look back through the Colston Hall archives – which make for some fairly...